Telephone: 0114 2471452
Email: info@rvcp.co.uk
whatson
families
groups
corporate

COVID-19 Update and the Lockdown period 5th November to 2nd December

The latest news what facilities are available

Last Updated 3rd November

The infection rate in Rotherham remains very high at the present time. We ask that visitors to the park follow the guidelines of not mixing with other users of the park.

For the Government Guidelines on visiting outdoor spaces

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-advice-on-accessing-green-spaces-safely

What time is the park open?

The Park is open from 8.30 am to 5 pm

What parking is available?

Parking is available and we are limiting the numbers of vehicles entering the park to ensure social distancing.

We advise arriving early to avoid the disappointment of being turned away if we have reached our capacity.

The last entry for vehicles is 4 pm.

You can only park on the hardstanding areas of the Watersports car park, main car park and the horse trailer / horse box / parking area.

There is no parking on the grass areas at the present time.

How do I pay for parking?

By card on entry to the park.

£5 / vehicle £4.00 after 2 pm

£2.50 for Blue Badge Holders

Are the toilets open?

The toilets are open between 8.30 am and 4 pm. They will be closed at 4 pm for cleaning.

Are the Watersports Activities Open?

The Watersports and Activity Centre will be closed between 5th November and 2nd December.

Sheffield Cable Waterski and Aqua Park will be closed between 5th November and 2nd December.

There is no Jet Skiing or Sailing Club activity during the lockdown period.

Can I cycle at the park?

You can cycle around the park on your own bike.

Please see the section on the cycle trails for information on the routes available.

The Cycle Hire Centre will be closed between 5th November and 2nd December 

Can I have a BBQ or picnic in the park?

BBQ's are not allowed at the moment, you can bring a picnic

Can I ride my horse in the Park?

The guidance is that you can ride your horse to exercise, in the park we ask that you only walk your horse and do not gallop.

The government advice is that you can only travel a short distance to exercise. If you are bringing a horse box or trailer we advise you should arrive before 10.30 am as we have limited parking spaces.

This is to avoid having to be turned away on arrival to the park and congestion.

Is the Park Cafe Open?

The main park cafe is open for a take away service only, we ask that you wear a face mask or face covering when entering the cafe building.

Payment is by card only. Opening times 9.30 am to 4 pm daily

The Ice Cream Van contractor is coming into the park daily

Can I launch my Model Boat?

During the lockdown period model boat launches will not be permitted.

Play Area

The play area is open, some equipment is not available to ensure social distancing. Please wear suitable clothing for winter weather conditions and playing outdoors.

Miniature Train and Animal Farm

Unfortunately, at the present time these areas are not open.

Is the Dog Bakery open?

Ruby and Sophias Dog Bakery is open

10 am to 2 pm Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

10 am to 4 pm Saturday and Sunday 

 

 

<%FEATUREDIMAGE1%>

Latestnews

Current Opening Times

The seasons change and so are our opening hours, here are our latest times...

Published: 17/07/2020 14:10 by Jon Hinchcliffe

The Current Car Parking Situation

Restricted Parking areas

Published: 17/07/2020 09:25 by Ian Dixon

Waleswood Caravan and Camping Park is currently closed due to COVID-19

Waleswood Caravan and Campng Park will be closed due to Government Guidelines 5th November to 2nd December

Published: 19/06/2020 17:30 by Joanne Edley

COVID-19 Update and the Lockdown period 5th November to 2nd December

The latest news what facilities are available

Published: 16/06/2020 10:00 by Joanne Edley

Parkevents

16th and 17th November Rother Valley Running Festival is Still on come and take part

You can register on the day for Rother Valley Running Festival Saturday and Sunday

Published: 15/11/2020 08:42 by Joanne Edley

Events are to be confirmed for 2021 around Government and Local COVID 19 Guidelines

Dates for 2021 Events have been pencilled in the diary and will be added to the website as they are confirmed

Published: 31/03/2020 09:31 by Joanne Edley

Slide 2 2

Published: 18/04/2017 14:40 by

download

LATEST NEWS Don’t miss out...

Current Opening Times

The seasons change and so are our opening hours, here are our latest times...

Published: 17/07/2020 14:10 by Jon Hinchcliffe

Weather in
Rother Valley

Keep up-to-date with the latest events... Follow Rother Valley Country Park