We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rutland Open Air Theatre

174 Reviews
Sorry, there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Please choose a different date.

Rutland Open Air Theatre

174 Reviews
Sorry, there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Please choose a different date.
Full view
Location
Contact
Tolethorpe Hall, Stamford PE9 4BH England
Get to know the area
5-Day Heart of England, Wales & Yorkshire Small-Group Tour from London
Multi-day Tours

5-Day Heart of England, Wales & Yorkshire Small-Group Tour from London

33 reviews
Explore peaceful scenery and medieval cities on this 5-day tour from London to Wales and central England. Follow the footsteps of William Shakespeare in his birthplace of Stratford-upon-Avon, see the epic peaks of Wales’ Snowdonia; and discover Chatsworth House and the spectacular landscapes of the Peak District. Finally, admire the historical highlights of York and sublime university city of Cambridge on route back to London. Four nights’ 3-star accommodation in Shrewsbury and York, and travel by a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach are included. Numbers are limited to 16 for a more personalized experience.
$890.94 per adult
174Reviews3Q&A
Traveler rating
  • 140
  • 27
  • 4
  • 2
  • 1
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Ollie-091 wrote a review Dec 2019
6 contributions6 helpful votes
This place is really good. It provides an excellent venue to allow the audience to see plays, and with the kids it is joyous.
Read more
Date of experience: March 2019
2 Helpful votes
Helpful
Share
John L wrote a review Sep 2019
Stamford, United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
This is an outdoor theatre that has entertained audiences for 40 years or more and although an amateur cast, the standard is very high. The location on a summer evening is simply wonderful and an outdoor picnic is a must.
Read more
Date of experience: July 2019
Helpful
Share
Janet S wrote a review Aug 2019
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom19 contributions8 helpful votes
The lovely grounds of Tolthorpe Hall are worth going to alone. Audiences often picnic there beforehand. Within the hall is a restaurant for pre-show evening meals, a bar, a room for eating picnics under cover, and loos. The hall is full of interesting artefacts in the form of costumes and posters. The auditorium is covered and only the actors get wet if it rains! Very windy conditions can affect audibility. The three annual shows which run during the summer season, are very reasonably priced, and of professional quality,
Read more
Date of experience: August 2019
Helpful
Share
Penny R wrote a review Aug 2019
Stamford, United Kingdom106 contributions31 helpful votes
We have attended many performances over the years and they have all been excellent, however, having seen Julius Caesar last night, this was for us, undoubtedly the best. The cast were all brilliant in this excellent production, but the actors playing Mark Antony and Brutus were outstanding. Thank you to the company for an great evening.
Read more
Date of experience: August 2019
Helpful
Share
Ian V wrote a review Aug 2019
77 contributions19 helpful votes
Tolethorpe never ceases to delight. Have attended most years since 1999 and never had a bad experience. A delightful venue, perfect for a pre-performance picnic. Theatre itself is under cover and perfectly comfortable thigh a blanket, coat and cushion won't go amiss. Box office and other staff are very helpful and obliging.
Read more
Date of experience: August 2019
Helpful
Share
Previous
Frequently Asked Questions about Rutland Open Air Theatre