Hire a Room for your Event

Rutland Environmental Education Centre available for hire

The Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre is an excellent central location for Rutland, Oakham, Stamford, Leicester, Nottingham and Peterborough. It provides an ideal and peaceful location for your event.

The Education Centre offers stunning views over the nature reserve and lagoons and the view constantly changes according to the seasons, and the migratory wildlife that visits the lagoons.

The Education Centre is an ideal venue for all kinds of events:

  • Training seminars
  • Team meetings
  • Presentations
  • Courses
  • AGMs
  • Lectures
  • Children’s Parties
  • Celebrations
  • And much more…


  • Seats up to 60 persons for a presentation or lecture
  • Seating for up to 30 persons in boardroom or classroom layout
  • A range of audio visual equipment available
  • Disabled facilities are provided within the building, including a hearing loop
  • Tea and coffee available throughout the day
  • Small meeting room seating up to 6 persons also available
  • Car park available for delegates
  • Optional extra – guided walk with a warden on the Nature Reserve (pre booking required)

What does it cost?

  Full Day
(9am – 5pm)
Half Day
(9am – 12.30pm or 12.30pm-5pm)
Education Centre £135.00 £85.00
Small Meeting Room £55.00 £30.00

All prices exclude VAT.

Evening bookings (5pm-10.00pm) are charged at £85.00 any time after 10pm is charged at £15.00 per hour

Room hire booked in the middle of the day, i.e. 10.00 am to 2.00 pm will be counted as a full day.

Refreshments and Catering

Tea and coffee can be provided throughout the duration of your room booking at a cost of £2.25 per person excluding VAT

Hire of the small meeting room includes complementary tea and coffee

Our facilities do not enable us to provide in-house catering. However you are welcome to make your own arrangements. We can put you in touch with a choice of local caterers who provide sandwich or buffet lunches to suit your requirements.

We are happy to arrange for a caterer to come in on your behalf, simply give us a price per head.         Pre-booking is essential.

More Information

If you have any enquiries or wish to make a booking please contact:

Dale Martin
Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre,
Rutland LE15 8BT

Phone: 01572-653042
Email: education@rutlandwater.org.uk

For more details on the programme of free educational visits and events please click here

Please note if you are looking for information on room use at the Volunteer Training Centre, follow this link.