Rother Valley
Rother Valley


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2014 Price List

Opening Times at the Park
Autumn /Winter 2014  to 2015
1st September - 5th October   8:30 - 19:00
6th October - 25th October  8:30 - 18:00
26th October until March 2015       8:30 - 17:00

Last admittance one hour before closure.

Watersports / Activity Centre Opening Times
Tuesday to Sunday 10 am until 4.30 pm
Last cycle hire 3 pm
Lake closes at 3.30 pm

Closed From 7th December 2014 until Mid February 2015
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.

The 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 cycles. Archery can also be booked through the Watersports and Activity Centre.

Refreshments 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 cycling routes which link to the
Trans Pennine Trail and 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 birds 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 Junior Rangers available through the Education Team, 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.

Fishing 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
used 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.

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Parking Charges

£3.50 per car or motorcycle per day,
Annual parking pass (valid from now until 31st March 2014), Blue badge holders obtain free weekday entry, details here.


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