Normanton Church Museum
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You can see dinosaur fossils and an Anglo-Saxon skeleton found when creating Rutland Water, and watch a short video presentation on the construction of the reservoir.. Monuments found within the church were removed, and some of these can now be seen at Edenham church in Lincolnshire.
There are lovely walks along the shore in both directions. You can stroll to Normanton from the nearby water sports centre parking lot (signposted). Come on a quiet summer evening and watch the sun set across Rutland Water; its a truly unforgettable sight!
The church museum is usually open 11-4pm from April to October. There is a small admission charge. The church can also be booked for private functions.
Do not mistake this Rutland church with the medieval church of St Nicholas in Normanton, Lincolnshire.
About Normanton Church Museum
Address: South Shore, Rutland Water, Normanton, Rutland, England, LE15 8RP
Attraction Type: Museum - Church
Location: Access from the Normanton parking lot on the south shore of Rutland Water.
Website: Normanton Church Museum
Phone: 01780 686800
Normanton Church Museum Photos
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
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