Rutland Railway Museum – recently renamed Rocks By Rail: The Living Ironside Museum – is an exciting journey that covers 19 acres, and also showcases exhibits and events that will certainly thrill train enthusiasts. Find out about fascinating history of the Rutland Railway by a team that is as dedicated as they are knowledgeable, and even get to experience the trains in action on Operating Days – which is the third Saturday of every month for those wanting to make a special journey for it. Not only is there an interesting history to learn about, you will also be able to enjoy stunning views with a nature trail and ride on the locomotives themselves. There really is something for everyone, and it isn’t difficult to get to either: it is located just outside the Rutland Village of Cottesmore and if you follow the brown tourist information signs to Rutland Railway Museum you will find it no problem. If you’re going as a family or a couple then why not make a day of it by going for a meal afterwards? There are a fair few restaurants near Rutland Railway Museum so you will have a good choice, and you can even book beforehand so can relax and enjoy your trip. Barnsdale Hall Restaurant is part of Barnsdale Hall Hotel so is perfect for those coming to Rutland to stay for a while, and the restaurant serves excellent British cuisine. For those making a passing visit, there is also The Noel at Whitwell, another restaurant close to Rutland Railway Station which is a traditional and welcoming pub. Jackson Stops Country Inn is close too, serving British Cuisine using locally sourced ingredients. Wherever you dine, we’re here to make sure you find the ideal place for you, with all the restaurants close to Rutland Railway Museum listed here within a 15 mile radius.