Rutland Water is situated just a few miles from Oakham, a  beautiful man made lake. There is sailing, lovely walks, bicycles can be hired.There is also a small  Chapel Museum which kind of sits in the water. A nature reserve which hosts ...The British Birdwatching Fair, the worlds first and largest international birdwatching event, this is held in August. Go to the link below for more information.......

 http://www.rutlandwater.org.uk/links.html 

One thing that looked very interesting  was the Ospreys and Nightingales....In May there is an evening walk on the Lyndon Reserve to view the Ospreys and to listen to the magical song of the Nightingale.......There are many more such events on the web site..

 

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