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and Other Heritage Sites

 

Museums

Rutland County Museum Normanton Church Museum

Melton Carnegie Museum  Rutland Railway Museum  

The Rutland County Museum in Oakham and the Carnegie Museum in Melton Mowbray are both free and within six miles of the campsite.

 

Churches

There are around 50 fine churches to visit in Rutland. One annual event in Rutland is a charity cycle ride to visit as many as possible in one day.

St Andrew's Whissendine, St Mary's Church in Melton Mowbray and All Saints in Oakham are well worth a visit.

                                                

Click here for More images of local churches

 

Rutland Tourism has launched the new Rutland Church Trail guide with details of 15 local churches for people to visit and enjoy. The trail is designed to attract visitors and tourists to the county to experience the rich history and heritage of the local area.
The churches involved in the Rutland Church Trail include: St. Mary Magdalene and St. Andrew, Ridlington; St. Peter’s, Barrowden; Holy Trinity, Teigh; St. Mary the Virgin, Edith Weston; All Saints, Oakham; St. Peter and St. Paul, Uppingham; St. Peter, Brooke St. Mary’s, Greetham; St. Mary’s, Ashwell; St. Andrew, Whissendine; St. John the Baptist, North Luffenham; St. Andrew’s, Hambleton; St. Peter’s, Belton in Rutland; St. Mary of the Virgin, Morcott; and St. Peter and St. Paul, Exton.

Download the Rutland Church Trail Guide
 

Castles

Oakham  Rockingham Belvoir  

Grimsthorpe Nottingham 

 

Other Heritage Sites

Belton House Burghley

 

Explore the following 5 Houses/Castles and save money!:
                      Belton, Belvoir, Burley, Grimsthorpe & Rockingham

By purchasing a full price entry ticket to any one of the five Houses of Hidden England you are entitled to 'two for the price of one entry' for the other four houses. All we ask is that you claim your discounted entry before the end of the 2008 season.

How does the offer work?

When you buy your admission ticket, ask for a Hidden England passport. This will be stamped to show you have bought a full price ticket. Present this stamped passport when you visit the other four Houses before the end of the 2008 season and you will be able to claim 'two for the price of one' entry

Details of the offer can be found at www.hiddenengland.org

 

Read about the history of Rutland Water.

 

 

 

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