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Normanton Church

Normanton Park Rd, Oakham LE15 8RP, UK

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About Normanton Church

Normanton Church served as a parish church until the early 1700s when a large part of the village was demolished to create an estate for the Heathcote Baronets. These wealthy aristocrats used the church as their private chapel and mausoleum. It was later rebuilt in a classical style in the 18th century when the Heathcote Baronets created their estate in Rutland and used the parish church as their private chapel.


Attractions near Normanton Church

Hambleton Peninsula1.04km from Normanton Church

The Hambleton Peninsula lies within the reservoir Rutland Water, in Rutland, England. When the Gwash Valley was dammed in 1975, the area surrounding what was then a ridge were submerged, including a small number of properties in the hamlets of Nether Hambleton and Middle Hambleton. The village of Upper Hambleton survived, and now sits on the peninsula, which is some 3500 metres in length and 1000 metres in width.

Aqua Park Rutland2.05km from Normanton Church

The UK’s most exciting Aqua Park featuring the largest collection of bespoke big impact water obstacles. Recently the park has doubled in size and stretched to over 36 new obstacles. The park features climbing walls, trampolines, balance bards, rockers, rollers and some of the UK's biggest splashtastic jumps and slides.

Lyndon Visitor Centre3.88km from Normanton Church

Lyndon Visitor Centre is one of two visitor centres at Rutland Water Nature Reserve. Located on the South Shore of the Reserve, it was opened by Sir David Attenborough in 1985 and offers the birdwatcher, wildlife enthusiast or first time visitor the opportunity to experience this peaceful spot with stunning views across the water. Since then it has undergone a complete face-lift and now boasts new displays on Weather and Wildlife.

Rutland Water Nature Reserve4.64km from Normanton Church

Rutland Water is one of the best places to enjoy birds and wildlife in the UK. Search for rare spring migrants, admire fishing ospreys in the summer, enjoy the autumn wader passage and marvel at huge flocks of winter wildfowl. With events year round, walking trails and two visitor centres, you'll be sure of an immersive wildlife experience for the whole family.

Rutland Falconry and Owl Centre4.88km from Normanton Church

An ideal place to See birds of prey close at hand and watch them in flight, it is the centre’s aim to provide as natural a setting as possible for the owls, hawks, falcons, buzzards, eagles and even vultures. Explore the natural woodland trails around ponds and purpose-built wild bird feeding stations, see different nesting boxes and enjoy the sound of the countryside birds.

Where is Normanton Church

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Rutland42 attractions

Rutland is a landlocked county in the East Midlands of England, bounded to the west and north by Leicestershire, to the northeast by Lincolnshire and the southeast by Northamptonshire. It is England’s smallest and arguably prettiest county and is the perfect place to spend time enjoying the great outdoors.