Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre,
Egleton Reserve, Rutland Water LE15 8BT
This shop is now open 4 days a week – Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
9.30am – 4pm November – March
9.30am – 4pm April – October
Staff: Mike Willis (manager)
Binoculars and telescopes shop at Rutland Water, the leading birding equipment & binocular retailer in Leicestershire
The In Focus shop at Rutland Water sells a wide range of binoculars and birdwatching equipment from leading manufacturers such as Opticron, Zeiss, Nikon, Swarovski, Hawke and Vanguard as well as our own brand, Delta. We stock binoculars, telescopes, eyepieces, tripods and digiscoping kit as well as accessories.
A chance to try quality telescopes and binoculars before you buy
Our Rutland optics shop offers specialist birding equipment demonstrations and excellent viewing facilities – come and try out telescopes and binoculars before you buy. Our staff offer specialist advice about buying scopes and binoculars as well as great after sales service plus all the benefits of their own birdwatching expertise.
Looking for used binoculars and telescopes in Leicestershire?
We usually have a selection of quality used binoculars and scopes in stock and can often offer part-exchange deals on your optics purchase – a great way to obtain even more value for money when buying birdwatching equipment. Drop into our shop at Rutland Water to see what secondhand scopes, binoculars and optical accessories we have in stock.
The shop is situated in the Anglian Water Birdwatching Centre at Egleton; the home of The British Birdwatching Fair. There are stunning views of the Rutland Water Nature Reserve from the shop making this the ideal situation from which to test binoculars and telescopes. During spring and summer there are regular sightings of Ospreys and in the winter there are huge concentrations of wildfowl just in front of the shop.
Free parking is available for In Focus customers in the Visitor Centre car park.
Interested in insects?
We have a range of specialised optics to enable the naturalist to study butterflies, moths, dragonflies and other small subjects in great detail.We keep in stock binoculars that focus in to 1.5 metres and a range of easy to use, high quality monoculars that can work as close as 15 centimetres, these cost as little as £39. Please call in for a demonstration.
For latest updates, please visit rutlandwater.org.uk/recent-bird-sightings