Oakham station is located near the centre, and is served by CrossCountry Rail. Services travelling west call at Melton Mowbray, Leicester, Nuneation, Coleshill and Birmingham New Street on an hourly basis. Hourly services travelling east call at Stamford, Peterborough, March, Ely, Cambridge, Audley End and Stansted Airport.
On footBeing a small market town, Oakham is easily navigable on foot. The Oakham Chopper services the town and is free with a pass for those over 60.
Berridges Taxi company are a reputable and local firm who frequently have cars waiting outside of the station and can arrange longer distance journeys and airport transfers.
By bikeCycling is a popular means of transport around Rutland and Oakham is no exception with the bypass proving to be a popular cycling diversion en route to the Rutland Water circular.
By carOn market days (Wednesday and Saturday) the traffic can be particularly heavy around the town and as the market is held in one of the town centre car parks, parking can be tricky. Traffic on the High Street can also jam when the level crossing barriers go down.
phone: +44 1572 757578Built between 1180 and 1190. Considered one of the best examples of domestic Norman. Known for its collection of massive horseshoes.
All Saints' Churchtower and spire, built during the 14th century in the "Decorated Gothic" style
Rutland County Museumcollection of objects relating to local rural and agricultural life, social history and archaeology.
Nick'sThe award-winning restaurant in the Market Square has been awarded accolades for its elegant cuisine. Seasonal ingredients are cooked to the highest standard and a frequently-changing menu never fails to deliver exciting and artistic British classics with a modern twist.
The Whipper Inndown the street from Nick's offers refined pub grub in a pleasant environment. The Sunday menu is excellent.
The Golden Dragonis just one of Oakham's Chinese restaurants but is the only one to offer sit down meals as well as takeaways.
Oakham Chinese Takeawayaddress: Mill Streetoffers high quality takeaway food and service with a smile.
The Voujon Balti Huta local legend and, following a recent refurbishment, is now one of the trendiest places to eat in Oakham. Very high quality sit-down meals or takeaways as well as a relaxing bar area make this a great place for an evening meal.
Red Indiaaddress: Melton Roadoffers good value Indian fare
Rutland Balti Houseaddress: Mill Street
The Dining Room'a different slant on traditional Indian cuisine with exciting results.
The Rutland CafeDuring the day offers classic cafe grub from its popular location in the arcade on the High Street.
Odd House Tavernjust one of the many pubs offering fantastic pub grub.
phone: +44 1572 722844address: 4 Catmos St, LE15 6HW
phone: +44 1572 756575address: Oakham Rd, Hambleton, LE15 8TL