Oakham is a pretty market town in Rutland, the smallest county in England. A traditional market town it is steeped in history and its beautiful surrounds make it the perfect get away for short breaks within the UK. Oakham station is on the CrossCountry route with links to Birmingham, Peterborough, Cambridge and London Stansted Airport. There is also a limited daily service to London St Pancras as well as East Midlands Parkway (for East Midlands Airport). There are a plethora of restaurants near Oakham Station to suit a variety of tastes and budgets.
Diners in Oakham are spoilt for choice with a huge range of cuisines on offer. Whether you are n the mood for British, Italian or Thai, to name a few, there is something for everyone here. A trip to Oakham wouldn't be complete without a visit to the Rutland County Museum. Here you can see fascinating exhibits including a set of actual gallows! On Wednesdays and Saturdays the market place will be buzzing with fresh produce and a host of intriguing stalls. While wandering the streets you may pass the stocks and town pump located beneath the Butter Cross. Make sure to check out the numerous places to eat near Oakham Station. In fact let Go dine organize your dining experience for you. Scroll upward to see the restaurants available and peruse their menus, photos and read diner reviews. By using Go dine’s simple online booking facility you can also earn free meals.
Rutland Water Nature Reserve is a birdwatchers paradise. There are plenty of scenic walks and lots of wildlife to admire. Nature lovers can find inspiration for their own gardens in Barnsdale Gardens, which is open throughout the year. Oakham Castle is easily found near the market place and is well worth a visit. Go inside to discover the secret of the 240 horseshoes that hang on its 12th Century walls. With so much to see and do in this quaint little town be sure to take advantage of the restaurants nearby Oakham Station where you can relax and plan your next sightseeing adventure in this beautiful location.