Located on the main A606 road just a ten minute drive from Oakham and approximately 5½ miles from Stamford in neighbouring Lincolnshire, the White Horse sits in a commanding position as you pass through the outskirts of the village of Empingham.

Situated close to Rutland Water, one of the largest artificial lakes in Europe and a Site of Special Scientific Interest, the area has so much to offer visitors whatever their age or physical ability. Why not make The White Horse your base to discover this exciting and diverse region? Alternatively, just pop in for a meal or a pint and sample the warm and friendly atmosphere with hearty food and a selection of premium lagers and real ales.

Things to do in the local area

Rutland water

Originally named Empingham Reservoir and constructed between 1971 and 1975, Rutland Water is the largest reservoir in England (by surface area) and one of the largest artificial lakes in Europe.

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Rutland Water is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is also designated as a European Special Protection Area.

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Visit Oakham

Rutland’s county town is a short drive from Empingham and is a traditional historic market town which still features stocks in its old market square complete with Butter Cross.

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Visit Stamford

Just off the A1, Stamford in Lincolnshire is known as Britain’s best preserved Georgian stone town comprising of  many gems of Jacobean and Georgian architecture.

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