Rutland is a real hidden gem, being in the heart of rural East Midlands area, and renowned for having a wide variety of tourist activities available. From the many events taking place on Rutland Water to the historic heritage of market towns at Oakham and Uppingham, alongside their fringe and festival events, there is something for all the family to enjoy when you rent a caravan in Rutland.
Rutland is packed with well preserved, historic buildings and also a number of fascinating, feature-packed churches in the region. One of the best known landmarks is the Normanton Church Museum. Saved from flooding when the reservoir was constructed it is now a museum, showcasing many fossil artefacts as well as charting the history of the village that was lost under the waters of the reservoir in the 1970’s.
There are many activities and events taking part throughout September in the Rutland area, here are just a few of them for you to participate in whilst taking a late summer break.
Charity cycle ride – Rutland Water Park
September 5th, 2015 meeting at the Whitwell Car Park at 10am, there is a complimentary barbeque and refreshments after the ride.
Godspell, The Concert – Crowland Abbey
The Springline Choir entertain in this musical extravaganza on September 2nd from 7.30pm (tickets required) based on a series of parables taken from the Gospel.
The event is to raise funds for churches throughout the Lincolnshire region and it offers an uplifting and enjoyable evening.
Rutland Half Marathon – Empingham
If you are feeling energetic reserve your place to run in this annual half marathon, taking place on Sunday 27th September, around the shores of Europe’s largest man made reservoir. Enjoy 13 miles of all terrain running and see nature and wildlife in its natural habitat as you jog along. Spectators can also enjoy the fantastic views that this county offers whilst cheering on the runners to the finish line.
Rutland Day 2015 – Sykes Lane, Rutland Water
This annual event is being held on 12th September with an aim to give local performers a stage to showcase their talents; for local businesses to promote their wares and for you to sample the region’s foodstuffs, alongside some premier cookery demonstrations with top chefs. Several bands will be playing on the main stage throughout the day with performances from Tin Pigeons, Funk Soul Brother and the Rutland Concert Band.
Burghley Horse Trials – Burghley Park
A must for any equestrian and country life fan is a visit to the Horse Trials taking place 3rd – 6th September at Burghley House and Park, known as a three day event, confusingly taking place over four days! With stages such as Cross Country, Dressage and Show Jumping; together with the many stalls offering clothing, equestrian objects and a wide variety of food and crafts there is something for everyone.
There are so many events and activities taking place in September that if you want to rent a caravan in Rutland you might want to consider reserving a static caravan now. You can book your holiday accommodation through Rent My Caravan, direct with owners, for an enjoyable Rutland experience.