Rutland Water

IMG_2565Multum in Parvo is the motto of Rutland – England’s smallest county – Much in Little’. It is most apt.

There is a distinct identity within the gentle rolls of Rutland fields, where woodland creases belie the true lack of expanse.

Then, there in the centre, lies more than 4 square miles of watery fun. Created in the 1970’s, Rutland Water has the look of a water far older. The trout grow big, and so do the pike, zander and perch. The best anglers here though are the ospreys – reintroduced in the late nineties and now thriving. It’s quite a place.

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