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Rother Valley Country Park

Type:Country Park

Mansfield Road
Wales Bar
S26 5PQ
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Rother Valley Country Park


Rother Valley Country Park offers 750 acres of beautiful landscape to explore and enjoy. Whether you’re into outdoor activities or searching for a little bit of peace and tranquillity, we have something for you.

Our miniature railway is very popular with families with young children. Bird food is available from our on-site café. For the more active, we have a number of cycle hire options available including; single cycles, double choppers, go karts, family cycles for up to six people, and family electric cycles. We also have opportunities for mountain biking.

On the water, you can hire one of our family boats, miniport electric ships or row boats. Or have a go at water zorbing, canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddle-boarding sailing, and windsurfing.

For the more adventurous, Sheffield Cable waterski at the park offers wake boarding and, cable water-ski and. There is also the aqua park – the North’s biggest inflatable assault course, with huge slides, trampoline, and climbing wall. Wetsuit hire is available.

The park is home to a variety of birds and mini-beasts, and part of the park is an official nature reserve. Over 260 species of birds have been recorded at the park including; Herony, Little Egret, Buzzards, Kingfishers, spring and winter migration birds. If you’re lucky, you may spot one of our many small mammals such as voles, shrews, hare foxes.

In areas where the vegetation has been cut and allowed to rot grass snakes can sometimes be seen. The grasslands are carefully managed with grazing animals such as sheep and, if you pop into the fields near to the main entrance to the park, you can see the local farmer’s highland cattle.

Fishing is also possible in the Park’s two lakes.


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  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments


  • Children welcome

Property Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted



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    Recent Reviews:

    • dyclarke55
      Skegness, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 23rd June 2021
      We really love this park. We went there today for a walk and a picnic. Very peaceful except for the loud base music coming from the Ski area. I don’t understand why it has to be so loud. Other than... Read full review
    • Nicolajane1112
      Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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      A little gem 💎
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 28th June 2021
      A little gem of a place. We live less than 10 minutes away from here, but rarely visit. We as a family are definitely going to be coming more after yesterday's visit. We had a lovely time feeding... Read full review
    • Kathy B
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      3 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 21st July 2021
      Had a visit with family to this lovely park. However, despite the fact it didn't shut till 8pm...the toilets were being cleaned ready for locking up at 6pm???? We arrived to use the toilet at 6.05... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    From Junction 31 M1 Motorway (follow the brown signs to Rother Valley Country Park) When you get on the A618 at the traffic lights go straight on down the hill and the country park is on the right.

    Junction 31 M1 Motorway, Follow A57 towards Sheffield, at the roundabout turn left on to the A618, at the traffic lights go straight on down the hill and the park entrance is on the right.


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