GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Rutland Water

15 miles (24 km)

This splendid Nature Reserve has a fabulous cycling and walking path around the perimeter of the huge artificial lake. The route starts at Oakham and soon joins the waterside path towards Whitwell and the nearby Butterfly centre. You continue to Edith Weston, Manton and Egleton where you will find the birdwatching centre at Egleton Bay. Rutland water is excellent for birdwatching with a wide variety of winged visitors including Osprey, Cormorant and Lapwing. Cycle hire is available at Whitwell.
Three long distance walking trails run along the lake. You can pick up the Macmillan Way, Hereward Way or Viking Way to extend your walking in the area.

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Rutland Water OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Rutland Water Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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