Water is one corner of England where you're guaranteed a knock-out ornithological
This waterway is bird-tastic particularly in spring with Ospreys,
Cormorants and Nightingales.
Waterways are a great place to see wildlife from a very
different perspective especially during spring.
- Go bat watching in Northern Ireland or try Osprey spotting
at Rutland Water.
Water - Visitor Guide
Water, Egleton Road, Egleton, near Oakham, Rutland.
- 01572 770651|
Rutland Belle cruises - 01572 787630
- 01572 755931|
Belle cruises - firstname.lastname@example.org
map: ||Wildlife Trust site map of Rutland
grid reference SK877079|
Rutland Belle cruise
- evenings. Price £15. Book in advance by phoning the Birdwatching Centre
- 01572 770651.
Details of cruises on the Ospreys
Binoculars for bird watching.
Bird watching centre
and hides. Nature reserves.
Rutland Belle water cruise.
Bird Watching Centre (west of Rutland Water) - ideal for spotting Ospreys and
other water birds.
Lyndon Reserve - variety of birds.
access areas at Egleton Reserve - see site map above for exact locations.
The reserve is located south
east of Oakham in Rutland.
If travelling from the west, take the A6003
from Uppingham or Oakham. If approaching from the east, take the road from Stamford
Train - Oakham station (2 miles away).
parking at Egleton Bird Watching Centre.
Egleton Reserve - open daily
all year from 9am to 5pm (4pm between November-February). Closed Christmas and
Lyndon Reserve - open daily from 10am to 4pm except
Monday from Easter to the end of October. November to Easter - open at weekends
and Bank Holidays only. Closed Christmas and Boxing Day.
rate: Adults £4.00; senior citizens £3.00, children under 16/student
union card holders £2.00, disabled people and carers £2.00.
permits (from November to February): £1 off normal prices.
Water Explorer Permit is available for more regular visitors - £35 per family.
of the above rates provide access to both reserves.
cruises cost £15 per person.
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