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A great day out that is value for money for all ages and abilities.
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Opening Times at the Park
2013 / 2014
30th March - 28th April
8:30 - 19:00
29th April - 1st September
8:30 - 20:00
2nd September - 29th September
8:30 - 19:00
30th Sept - 27th October
8:30 - 18:00
until March 2014
8:30 - 17:00
Last admittance one hour before closure.
We advise you do not use our postcode in your Sat Nav to find us, as it takes you to an industrial estate nearby. From M1 Junction 31 take the A57 towards Sheffield, at the roundabout take the A618 towards Mansfield, Wales Bar and Clowne, at the traffic lights go straight on and the park entrance is at the bottom of the hill on the right.
Watersports and Activity Centre
is situated at the heart of Rother Valley Country Park. It is recognised as a teaching establishment by both the Royal Yachting Association and the British Canoe Union, from this centre you can hire accessibilty scooters and
. Archery can also be booked through the Watersports and Activity Centre.
and toilet facilities are available in the courtyard area with the Visitor Centre located in an 18th Century Mill.
The 750 acre park hosts a number of walking and
routes which link to the
Trans Pennine Trail
Route 6 Sustrans
.There are 5 lakes of which the main lake is 1 mile in length and utilised for watersports activities.
The nature reserve and park boasts the recording of over 260 different varieties of
over the past two decades including rare birds; such as the Red-rumped Swallow seen in the spring of 2010.
There are a variety of educational packages and activities such as
available through the
, both on and off site. These are on a number of subject areas, key stages and interests.
The Craft Centre is host to Pageant Pewter
Chris Boddy Pottery
Malcraft offers bespoke personalised gifts, toys and decorative signs made from wood.
Red Kite Gallery
sells screen printed products.
is available on the River Rother
Nethermore Lake and Northern Lake in specified areas
The Northern Lake is utilised by the Jet Ski Club, Model Boating and
Northern Newfoundland Dog Club
for training and events. The Northern Lake is also
for The Hovercraft Championships, charity events and corporate activities.
The main lake also is host to
Sheffield Cable Water Ski.
Rother Valley Golf Centre
offers 9 hole, 18 hole golf course and driving range which is run by Jack Barker.
Casual Catering and Play Assistant Positions available
Closing Date 21st March 2014
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for latest updates.
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£3.50 per car or motorcycle per day,
(valid from now until 31st March 2014), Blue badge holders obtain free weekday entry,
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Rother Valley Country Park, Mansfield Road, Wales Bar, Sheffield. S26 5PQ
Telephone:- 0114 2471452
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