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  • Normanton Leisure Area at Rutland Water

    The NORMANTON leisure area is on the South Shore of Rutland Water, and is where you’ll find the half-drowned Normanton Church; the Giant cycle store with both bike hire and sales and the main Angling or Fishing base. There’s a large car park and easy access to expansive grass areas that slope gently down to the water. There are WCs at Normanton, and for eating/drinking, there’s the Crazy Fox take-away/outdoor cafe or L’Oliveto Restaurant which... Continue reading

  • Autumn Days at Rutland Water

    Autumn Days at Rutland Water

    Rutland Water is a year-round destination and this autumn has been looking beautiful, with sunny days and autumn colour around the woods.  Normanton Church was looking its best last weekend, on an afternoon so still that its reflection was picture-perfect and some lucky souls were drifting silently above the lake in a Virgin hot-air balloon (but too far away for a photo).  There were cyclists, walkers, kids playing, blokes fishing, couples holding hands and lots... Continue reading