There is no shortage of things to see and do in Rotherham, here are our picks. Give the team at the hotel a call if you are planning a vist, we're happy to provide some local knowledge, call reception on 01709 760666.
Situated right at the heart of the Dearne Valley, Old Moor is a wonderful place to come and watch wildlife. The skies, fields and open water are teeming with birds throughout the year.
Elsecar Heritage Centre is an Antique, History and Craft Centre offering something for everyone. Set in the attractive conservation village of Elsecar, the Heritage Centre is located within the former ironworks and colliery workshops of the Earl Fitzwilliam. Restored historical buildings now house an antique centre, individual craft workshops, and exhibitions of Elsecar's past. It is also the ideal location to access the Trans Pennine Trail.
Clifton Park in the heart of Rotherham is a wonderful place for the whole family. With parks, gardens and sport, rides and games, and even an amazing museum, Clifton Park has everything you could need for the perfect day out!!
It’s no wonder majestic Conisbrough Castle has become one of the most popular attractions in South Yorkshire. The lofty 12th century keep of this very well-preserved building, now complete with its restored roof and floors, is a spectacular sight.
The Science Adventure Centre is packed with interactive exhibits and fascinating displays to help you explore the wonders of science and the laws of nature, with over one hundred hands-on exhibits designed to help you explore the four elements – AIR, WATER, EARTH and FIRE!
Time really does stand still at Brodsworth Hall. Inside this beautiful Victorian country house almost everything has been left exactly as it was when it was still a family home. The extensive, beautiful grounds are home to a collection of grand gardens in miniature. These have been restored to their full Victorian splendour, and feature a colourful array of seasonal plantings and displays. The flower garden displays a fine selection of period bedding plants, while romantic views from the restored summerhouse take in both the formal gardens and the pleasure grounds.
Meadowhall offers something for everyone, and then some. Shop the latest high street and designer fashions, browse the extensive beauty offering for both products and indulgent spa services, and let the 280 stores inspire your gift ideas. And, with the new Oasis Dining Quarter you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining.
Beautifully set in a valley landscaped by ‘Capability’ Brown in the 18th Century. Roche Abbey has one of the most complete ground plans of any English Cistercian monastery, laid out as excavated foundations.
A great day out for families and enthusiasts alike The South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum exhibits a collection of aircraft from the first air show in Britain at Doncaster Racecourse in 1909, to modern fast jets and civil light aircraft. With aircraft, helicopters, rockets and more which are unique in preservation, alongside a whole host of familiar favourites, and cockpits and interactive exhibits open all year round, and mostly under cover, there really is something for everyone.
Cannon Hall is a country house museum set in 70 acres of historic parkland. For almost 300 years Cannon Hall was home to the Spencer, later Spencer-Stanhope family, who made their fortune in the local iron industry. The museum has a shop stocking a range of greetings cards, local history books, confectionery and giftware.
Wander among free-flying tropical butterflies, exotic birds and Egyptian fruit bats in a rainforest setting of lush vegetation and tropical temperatures from across the globe. See regiments of leaf cutter ants carrying supersized loads and keep a look out for our shy iguanas. Watch out for colourful rainbow lorikeets as they swoop to their favourite feeding station and meet Darwin and Pedro, our impressive Spectacled Caimans as they bask by their private pool.
You don't need to take our word for it! Have a look at Trip Advisor top things to do in Rothertham.