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July 07 2021
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Top 5 Things You Can Do In Rotherham

Thinking of visiting or moving to Rotherham, but wondering what there is to see and do? The good news is there are plenty of attractions in and around Rotherham, including days out for the whole family. Discover our top 5 things to do in Rotherham below for inspiration.

  • Wentworth Woodhouse

Winning Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice award in 2020, Wentworth Woodhouse is a historic house that offers a fantastic day out. In fact, this Grade I listed property is Europe’s largest privately owned house, combining baroque and Palladian architecture. The property also comes with large gardens that you can wander through at your leisure.

  • Rother Valley Country Park

Green spaces are the new luxury and with Rother Valley Country Park within easy driving distance of the town, you can enjoy plenty of walks in nature.

Within walking distance of Rotherham town centre is the Centenary Riverside Nature Park.

A little further afield, to the east, you have the magnificent Peak District offering plenty of stunning hill walks and rural villages to explore.

  • Clifton Park and Museum

Clifton Museum is a publicly owned museum and displays the history of Rotherham in a way that appeals to all ages. A fun and educational day for the whole family.

Other notable museums to mention include the South Yorkshire Transport Museum and Magna Science Adventure Centre.

  • Roche Abbey

Once home to 50 monks, Roche Abbey is a stunning monastery ruin managed by English Heritage. Set in a landscaped valley, this is a beautiful historic site.

  • Rotherham Town Centre

But what about the Rotherham town centre?

From shopping to restaurants, you can easily enjoy an afternoon of retail therapy or catch up with friends and family.

A recent recipient of the Future High Streets Fund, this government-backed scheme will go towards improving the town centre to create a better place to live, work and visit. With this funding there should be even more opportunities and things to see and do in Rotherham!

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