Rutland consists of 2 market towns, Oakham and Uppingham, and more than forty picturesque villages of thatched, stone-built cottages, there's so much to see in Rutland it's hard to know where to start. You'll find plenty of opportunities to enjoy an active break in Rutland. Water sports enthusiasts should head for Rutland Water where you can hire a canoe or rowing boat. If you're feeling a little more energetic, you could even launch a sailboard or boat and strike out further across the reservoir. Cycle hire is also available and there is a 25 mile cycling/walking circuit around the water.