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The Category Rutland is a subset of East Midlands.


The following Rutland Entities do NOT (currently) have Records in 'Open Paths and Trails'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Walking for Health - Rutland

*Discover Rutland

'Rutland is the perfect place for walking and has long attracted ramblers who enjoy finding their way around the tiny villages, little known tracks and country lanes. One of the best features is that you’re never far away from a great village pub!'

*Leicestershire & Rutland Walking Group

'Walking with the Leicestershire and Rutland Walking Group is a great way to get exercise, socialising while you go! The group is an active and friendly walking club for people in their 20s, 30s and 40's. It caters for a wide range of abilities and fitness levels and welcomes new members ...'

*Ramblers - Leicestershire & Rutland Area

'We are made up of the seven local Ramblers' groups in the Leicestershire & Rutland area.'

*Rutland Walking and Cycling Festival

Usually held Late May.

Braunston Walks

'Circular routes of between 4 and 6 miles starting and finishing in the village of Braunston.'

Hereward Way
Distance (miles)110

'Stretching from Oakham to Harling Road Station in Norfolk ... Each end of the path has a railway station. Stations towards the centre of the path are located at Shippea Hill and Ely.'

The Path 'links two other long-distance footpaths: the Viking Way in the west and Peddars Way in the east'.

Langham in Rutland Walk
Distance (miles)2

'The Walk starts at the Village Hall, formerly the Village Institute, which was built in 1890 for the benefit of the parish on land given by the Earl of Gainsborough. Prior to this there had been an Institute and Reading Room in a cottage. It was for men only ...'

Oakham Heritage Trail
Distance (miles)2

'Oakham, the county town of Rutland, is a classic English market town, mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. It has a castle, market place, butter cross and stocks, a famous old school, all in close association with a magnificent parish church and arranged in a rectangular shape around which the town has grown ...'

Description from

Discover Rutland

Public Rights of Way in Rutland

'Rutland has an extensive Rights of Way network of over 270 paths totalling more than 200 miles ... As the "highway authority" for Rutland, the County Council is responsible for maintaining the public rights of way network and keeping each individual public footpath, bridleway and byway free from obstruction. As the "surveying authority" it is responsible for preparing and keeping up to date the legal record of these paths known as the Definitive Map and Statement.'

Description from

Rutland County Council

Rutland Round Walk
Distance (miles)65

'Explore the peaceful countryside of Rutland on this delightful circular walk.'

See also

The Rutland Round John Williams (Cordee, 2010)

Rutland Water Circular Walk
Distance (miles)26
Size (acreage)3000

'This is a very enjoyable walk for experienced and intermediate walkers ... The shorter 17 mile route is a circular route around the reservoir. If you choose, you can take an optional route around the peninsula which makes the route up to 26 miles.'

Description from

UK Walks

See also

Rutland Water [Discover Rutland] | Rutland Water Nature Reserve [Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust]

Uppingham Heritage Trail
Distance (miles)2

'There are 20 identified sites numbered on the map. You will see 7 information boards along the route which you can follow using the paper map which is available in most outlets in Uppingham Town.' This Trail was 'described as an exemplar by judges after securing three commendations and one category win in the Eastern Zone entries' in the Towns Alive National Awards 2014. Unfortunately, Action for Market Towns, which was organizing the Awards, 'shortly afterwards ceased trading after hitting cashflow problems'.

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