Oakham Tourism

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Oakham is the county town of Rutland in the East Midlands of England 25 miles (40.2 km) east of Leicester, 28 miles (45.1 km) south-east of Nottingham, and 23 miles (37.0 km) west of Peterborough. Oakham has a population of 10,922. Oakham lies to the west of Rutland Water, one of the largest man-made lakes in Europe. It is in the Vale of Catmose and is built on an incline, varying from 325 feet (99m) to 400 feet (122m) above sea level. It is twinned with Barmstedt, Germany, and Dodgeville, Wisconsin, US.


Looking for travel information about Oakham? Explore the best travel advice on Oakham, United Kingdom. After your splendid visit to Oakham, you can proceed to an important near-by city of London. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit London for its bountiful attractions like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London on your trip to Oakham. Also, to reach Oakham, you'll have to take a flight to London; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Oakham.

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Facts and Stats for Oakham*

  • Pollution Statistics in Oakham

    Know the pollution level of Oakham before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 31.25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 20.83 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Oakham: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Oakham for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Oakham.

    • Burglary and Theft 48.91 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 44.57 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.52 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 23.91 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 29.35 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32.61 (Low)
    • Attacks 46.74 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 51.14 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.52 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.74 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 48.91 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.57 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 45.65 (Moderate)
  • Living in Oakham - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Oakham is 176.9 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 59.6 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.28 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 30.46 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 46.67 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.94 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 65.57 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.75 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 125.55 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Oakham

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Oakham

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.72 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 75.23 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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