in the beautiful county of Rutland ... Events around Rutland for 2017, more will be added during the year. Please check venue to confirm event is on before making the trip. Don't forget to stay with us when you visit these events.

Barnsdale Gardens: 14 - 17 April. Easter at Barnsdale Gardens. Gardens open 9am - 5pm. Egg painting 12pm-4pm on Saturday. Kids’ Easter hunt every day. Come for a fun-filled family weekend! Everyone can paint an egg to help decorate our special Easter Tree and youngsters can have a cracking good time hunting for tokens to swap for a chocolatey Easter treat. More information visit

Barnsdale Gardens Spring Birdwatch: 23 April, 12pm-4pmMeet expert spotters and take a special twitcher’s tour of the Gardens with Phil Rudkin. You can chat with our clever makers of bird boxes and bug hotels or make a simple bird feeder yourself to take home. Barnsdale provides a home for a huge variety of garden birds, with guest appearances by the residents of nearby Rutland Water, so there’ll be plenty to see and even the youngest visitor will be able to get a great view on the woodland webcam. More information visit

Barnsdale Gardens Dad’s Day Barbecue: 18 June, 12pm-4pm Bring your dad for a day out at Barnsdale and we'll treat him to a FREE man-sized, home-made burger and locally-brewed bottle of beer.

Easter Sunday and Monday at Rockingham Castle 16th and 27th April. Come along to the annual children’s Easter Hunt (tokens in exchange for eggs) and family quiz which takes place in the beautiful Castle Gardens. Alongside this there will be the infamous Wentworth’s quiz. A fun filled family outing for the Easter weekend. 12 noon – 5pm. For more information visit

Rockingham Castle Jousting and Medieval Living History Village Sunday 18th June The Knights of Nottingham and the Oxford Household make a thrilling return to Rockingham Castle. With baronial banners streaming, the glint of the sun on steel bladed swords and axes, the armoured knights will fight it out on horseback and on foot. The Black Knight has come to do battle and he intends to win at any cost. Out in the arenathere will be displays by armour clad warriors of sword and pike drill, skill-at-arms and combat prior to the jousters taking the field. Audience participation is expected! A fire eating display, jester in the grounds and story telling for children and adults are all set to entertain you. For more information visit

For more information about these and many other events in the area visit or telephone 01780 686800

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