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Rutland Water Cruises

Oakham LE15 8BL, England
+44 1572 787630
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Totally relaxing!

A wonderful way to see such a beautiful sight. Takes about 45 minutes but you can hop off at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elaine E
Gin Cruise

This was a fantastic trip which was really well organised with lovely gin and food. Thanks for a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Rutland Water Cruises enables visitors to enjoy the beautiful scenery from the water, amidst the sailors, anglers and water birds, whilst listening to detailed commentary highlighting points of interest, (hearing induction loop fitted in lower saloons). Our bar offers a selection of beers, wines, spirits, hot and cold drinks and snacks. Wheelchair accessible from Whitwell. Assistance dogs only.
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Oakham LE15 8BL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful way to see such a beautiful sight. Takes about 45 minutes but you can hop off at the church and spend time there before taking the next boat back to Whitwell. Whether you sit inside or up on the top deck, you get...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fantastic trip which was really well organised with lovely gin and food. Thanks for a brilliant evening and lovely snack food 😎

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this as a 'breakfast cruise' with the office team - excellent service (fresh bbqd bacon rolls on embarking) and very enjoyable 1.5 hours. We even saw an osprey...

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

A rainy day did not mar our trip with plenty of sail boards to watch and a great view of Normanton church. Refreshments are available on board and a lovely cup of tea to warm us up was very welcome. I’m on crutches but had...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

The boat cruise is an excellent way to see Rutland Water, Get a close up view of Normanton church from the water. A relaxing way to spend an afternoon. An much less strenuous that walking or cycling.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

We went on the Rutland Belle on our 30th wedding anniversary. David went out of his way to make it special for us by bringing us wine and a card. it really made our day as we sipped our wine and watched the beautiful sunset...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

A lovely afternoon cruise on the Rutland Belle at Rutland Water. A seemingly quiet and sedate cruise on the large reservoir. We were fortunate to have sunshine and found the upper deck surprisingly sheltered from the breeze. A very informative commentary described key features, leaving...More

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gerryrob82, Administration / Crew at Rutland Water Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We're glad you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you on board again. Gerry Robinson Administration / Crew

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We have a son in a wheelchair and there are so many things we can't do but a trip on the Rutland Belle is not one of them. It was so easy to get him on the boat and we all enjoyed a lovely trip...More

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gerryrob82, Administration / Crew at Rutland Water Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Dear Jean Thank you for your kind review. It was our pleasure to welcome your family on board the Rutland Belle and we do hope that you'll visit us again. Gerry Admin/Crewman

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely boat ride, informative info given by tour guide, refreshments on board. Fresh wind some of the way, so jacket may be needed even on sunny days.

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gerryrob82, Administration / Crew at Rutland Water Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you on board again.

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

On Sunday 02nd July, a party of 14 from Thrapston PLACES2GO (U3A) boarded the Rutland Belle, Rutland Water. A wonderful day made even moreso by the marvellously sunny weather. Lots of information given by the captain's commentary. Our basic trip was £9.50 per head but...More

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gerryrob82, Administration / Crew at Rutland Water Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review. It was our pleasure having your party on board last Sunday and we look forward to welcoming you on board again.

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Rutland Belle is only able to allow Guide Dogs on board.
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