Osprey & Wildlife Cruises

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.

2021 Osprey & Wildlife Cruises (Dawn & Evening Cruises of Various Times)

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

2021 Evening Cruises (Various Times)

2021 Osprey and Wildlife Cruises (Booking via Osprey Team at Lyndon)

Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust Tel: 01572 737378

Or book online press here



29th Saturday Evening – 6pm – 7.30pm Sailing



02nd Wednesday Evening – 6pm – 7.30pm Sailing

05th Saturday Dawn – 6am – 7.30am Sailing

09th Wednesday Evening – 6pm – 7.30pm Sailing

16th Wednesday Evening – 6pm – 7.30pm Sailing

19th Saturday Evening – 6pm – 7.30pm Sailing

26th Saturday Dawn – 6am – 7.30am Sailing

30th Wednesday Evening – 6pm – 7.30pm Sailing



03rd Saturday Dawn – 6am – 7.30am Sailing

10th Saturday Evening – 6.30pm – 8pm Sailing

14th Wednesday Evening – 6pm – 7.30pm Sailing

17th Saturday Evening – 7.30pm – 9pm Sailing

24th Saturday Evening – 7.45pm – 9.15pm Sailing

28th Wednesday Evening – 6pm – 7.30pm Sailing

31st  Saturday Evening – 7.15pm – 8.45pm Sailing



07th Saturday Evening – 6pm – 7.30pm Sailing

11th Wednesday Evening – 6pm – 7.30pm Sailing

25th Wednesday Evening – 6pm – 7.30pm Sailing

28th Saturday Evening – 6.30pm – 8pm Sailing


Special Osprey Cruise August 2021

Details to be confirmed soon. Watch this space!

Osprey Cruise Prices 

Afternoon cruises cost £25 for adults and £16 for under 16s.

Dawn Osprey cruises are priced at £32 for adults and £23 for under 16s. A breakfast includes tea / coffee / juice and sweet pastries served on the boat.


To book your ticket press here.

Contact Rutland Water Cruises

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