Osprey & Wildlife Cruises 2020

One of the most exciting ways of seeing the Ospreys and other wildlife at Rutland Water is to take a guided tour with the members of the project on board to stand the best chance of seeing the Ospreys fishing.

Programmes of evening and morning guided events to include a 1 ½  hour cruise aboard Rutland Belle who partner with Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust to discover the Ospreys and other gems of Rutland Water, to take place on selected dates between May and August.

Osprey Cruise Dates 2020

Dates for cruises are listed below with their start times from Whitwell Harbour (LE15 8BL)

Booking available here: https://www.lrwt.org.uk/wildlife/rutland-ospreys/osprey-cruises

2020 Dawn Cruises (6am Sailing)

Saturday 6th June

Saturday 4th July

Saturday 01st August

Saturday 15th August

2020 Evening Cruises (Various Times)


Saturday 23rd – 6pm

Saturday 30th – 5.30pm


Saturday 13th – 7pm

Wednesday 17th – 6pm

Saturday 20th – 5.30pm

Saturday 27th – 5.30pm


Wednesday 01st – 6pm

Saturday 11th – 5.30pm

Saturday 18th – 7.15pm

Saturday 25th – 6.30pm

Wednesday 29th – 6pm


Saturday 08th – 5.30pm

Wednesday 12th – 6pm

Wednesday 26th – 6pm

Saturday 29th – 6.30pm

Osprey Cruise Prices 

Afternoon cruises cost £23 for adults and £14 for under 16s.

Dawn Osprey cruises are priced at £28 for adults and £19 for under 16s. A breakfast includes tea / coffee / juice and sweet pastries served on the boat.

Contact Rutland Water Cruises

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