We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Top things to do in South Yorkshire

Name
Ranked #1 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Museums
Map | Visitor photos (70)
Whirlowbrook Hall (Sheffield)
Ranked #2 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Whirlowbrook Hall is a stunning venue in Sheffield that offers the perfect blend of charm, tradition and modern elegance. Set... more » Owner description: Whirlowbrook Hall is a stunning venue in Sheffield that offers the perfect blend of charm, tradition and modern elegance. Set in the picturesque and beautiful 39 acres of Whirlowbrook Park the manor house sits high on its elevated terrace with spectacular views of the gardens.Located just four miles from Sheffield's city centre Whirlowbrook Hall is easily accessible and borders with the splendours of the Peak District and the market town of Chesterfield, Whirlowbrook Hall is one of the most outstanding venues in Sheffield. Perfect for those seeking a unique conference or meeting venue to a couple looking for their special event or perfect wedding venue in Sheffield.Together with the superb meeting and function rooms, they generate an atmosphere of refined elegance and comfort that's tailor made to all your requirements. You can enjoy the very best in home-cooked cuisine from your individually designed menus and relax taking in the beckoning views of the grounds knowing you are being well looked after.Originally a family manor house built by, Percy Fawcett in 1906, Whirlowbrook Hall is a stunning stone built property. In 1920 the house became home to Sir Walter Benton-Jones, a leading industrialist in the city. It was only in 1951 that the grounds became open to the public, and the venue is now renowned as one of Sheffield's premier event and wedding venues.With complimentary parking, complimentary Wi-fi and a team dedicated to you, Whirlowbrook Hall can ensure your special occasion, meeting or wedding will be unforgettable « less
Map | Visitor photos (6)
Ranked #3 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Map | Visitor photos (926)
Ranked #4 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks

On a nice day (which is rare!), this place is good to visit. It's very pleasant- beautiful surroundings. It's nice to have a walk around the paths within the grounds to see all... more »

Map | Visitor photos (82)
Ranked #5 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Zoos
Owner description: Encounter the exotic and experience a wild family day out in South Yorkshire at the Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and... more » Owner description: Encounter the exotic and experience a wild family day out in South Yorkshire at the Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre near Sheffield.Get close to free-flying butterflies and birds, as well as friendly, free-roaming farm animals. Meet the residents of Meerkat Mansion, handle exotic snakes, and feed marmoset monkeys, lorikeets and many more amazing creatures. See magnificent birds of prey and our new free-flying Macaws in our daily Aerial Antics display.Relax in the café and conservatory while the kids dig in the sandpit, take to the wheel of a pedal car or whiz along the aerial glide. At weekends and during school holidays, hitch a ride aboard the tractor-trailer. Family events, activities and demonstrations run throughout the year.Have your birthday party here and enjoy a guided tour and inspiring animal encounters. Our Keeper Experiences are a unique opportunity to get behind the scenes; a perfect gift for animal enthusiasts!New for 2011! Enjoy our stunning new entrance kiosk for a streamlined start to your visit and come and meet our cheeky new residents in the Prairie Dog Camp!We also welcome pre-booked group and School visits, for which we have excellent facilities.The Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre is open daily and located just 5 minutes from the M1, junction 31. « less
Map | Visitor photos (277)
Ranked #6 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
Owner description: Learn to waterski or wakeboard with us at the North of England's premier cable wake park. From beginner to advanced there is... more » Owner description: Learn to waterski or wakeboard with us at the North of England's premier cable wake park. From beginner to advanced there is something here for everyone. Learn in a group with friends or come down on your own and make friends!. Our facilities include the cable ski plus wake park (kickers and sliders etc.) plus an on-site cafe, licensed bar and Ten Feet High wakeboard shop. Thinking of organising an event with us? Cable waterskiing or wakeboarding is great for birthdays, stag and hen do's and corporate events as your group can all ride the cable at the same time - feel free to get in touch via our website. « less
Map | Visitor photos (18)
Aston Springs Farm (Rotherham)
Ranked #7 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: A beautiful woodland trail with chickens, red deer, donkeys, alpacas, pigs and much more. The farm shop provides delicious... more » Owner description: A beautiful woodland trail with chickens, red deer, donkeys, alpacas, pigs and much more. The farm shop provides delicious local produce including free range eggs, rare breed pork, Sheffield preserves and honey, bradwells ice cream and lots of other sweets and treats. « less
Map | Visitor photos (27)
Endcliffe Park (Sheffield)
Ranked #8 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Nature and Parks
Map | Visitor photos (12)
Ranked #9 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Situated in sixteen acres of historic walled and landscaped gardens, Wentworth Garden Centre is arguably the biggest and most... more » Owner description: Situated in sixteen acres of historic walled and landscaped gardens, Wentworth Garden Centre is arguably the biggest and most attractive centre in the North Midlands. Its setting, in the former Kitchen, Italian and Japanese gardens of Wentworth Woodhouse is unique.We are not a member of any buying group or garden centre chain. We are a long standing, family owned independent and as such care passionately about our customers and their satisfaction. It's a policy that has seen the centre evolve from a tiny village operation into one of the largest garden centres in Yorkshire today. « less
Map | Visitor photos (86)
Graves Park (Sheffield)
Ranked #10 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Parks; Farms
Map | Visitor photos (22)
Ranked #11 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Gardens
Map | Visitor photos (127)
RSPB Old Moor (Barnsley)
Ranked #12 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Are you looking for tranquil and idyllic, to escape the stresses of daily life, we are for you! Are you looking fun and... more » Owner description: Are you looking for tranquil and idyllic, to escape the stresses of daily life, we are for you! Are you looking fun and events for the kids, we are for you. Our beautiful nature reserve has something for everyone, we have a fabulous visitor centre and cafe, beautiful places to walk and relax, great events and a funtastic playground area. Come on down for an excellent day out! « less
Map | Visitor photos (63)
Ranked #13 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Map | Visitor photos (70)
Ranked #14 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: History Museums; Museums
Map | Visitor photos (64)
Ranked #15 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Map | Visitor photos (58)
Ranked #16 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
Map | Visitor photos (13)
Cannon Hall Farm (Barnsley)
Ranked #17 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Cannon Hall Farm is a large, family run farm attraction. Sitting in the rolling Pennine foothills, it’s home to hundreds of... more » Owner description: Cannon Hall Farm is a large, family run farm attraction. Sitting in the rolling Pennine foothills, it’s home to hundreds of animals, waiting to welcome you to a world of animal magic. The farm features one of the biggest and best equipped playgrounds in the north of England and the largest tube maze in Europe. The farm shop is famous for home produced beef, pork, lamb and a huge variety of sausages. The tearoom serves delicious home cooked food. The deli produces award winning pies and delicious bread is baked on site every morning. The farm was winner of Best Tourism Experience at The White rose Awards in 2011 and highly commended in the same category in the Visit England Awards 2012. « less
Map | Visitor photos (82)
Clifton Park (Rotherham)
Ranked #18 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Nature and Parks
Map | Visitor photos (17)
Cusworth Hall (Doncaster)
Ranked #19 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
Map | Visitor photos (30)
Wentworth Village (Rotherham)
Ranked #20 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Map | Visitor photos (27)
Weston Park (Sheffield)
Ranked #21 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Museums
Map | Visitor photos (19)
Ranked #22 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Museums
Owner description: Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre is dedicated to the history and people of Barnsley. Visitors will uncover the... more » Owner description: Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre is dedicated to the history and people of Barnsley. Visitors will uncover the incredible story of Barnsley told through centuries-old artefacts, documents, films and recordings that have been donated by people living and working in the borough. Unique, hands-on and interactive exhibits encourage visitors to explore the people and places of Barnsley, ultimately leading them to discover a town with amazing stories and a rich and diverse heritage. Free entry - seven days a week. Mon-Fri 9am-4pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 11am-4pm The museum now has a new cafe that opened on 17th November. New owners, Jane Oakley and Kathleen Moore, also operate the popular Pantry at Elsecar Heritage Centre and Pavilion Cafe at Cannon Hall park. The cafe is open Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 11am-4pm. « less
Map | Visitor photos (69)
Ranked #23 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Map | Visitor photos (48)
Ranked #24 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Architectural Buildings; Gardens
Owner description: Beautiful historic Gardens, deer park and unique wedding venue in Pennine Barnsley - open every day all year round. Stunning... more » Owner description: Beautiful historic Gardens, deer park and unique wedding venue in Pennine Barnsley - open every day all year round. Stunning 50 acre Gardens with interest in every season, romantic follies and fabulous views out into the Pennines, plus miles of country paths to enjoy through our 500 acre deer park. Dogs welcome on short lead in deer park, but sorry not in the Gardens. New for 2014: Victorian conservatory now fully restored and open to visitors (occasionally closed for private functions, please check website). Facilities include cafe, shop, adventure playground. « less
Map | Visitor photos (110)
Ranked #25 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
Map | Visitor photos (15)
Ranked #26 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Map | Visitor photos (59)
Ranked #27 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: A working dairy farm supplying Sheffield with milk delivered the same morning its come from the cows Super Fresh Milk.Open to... more » Owner description: A working dairy farm supplying Sheffield with milk delivered the same morning its come from the cows Super Fresh Milk.Open to the public to visit the animals for free with free parking.The farm is also the home of Our Cow molly ice cream its all made on the farm using only the farms own milk & cream to which is added the best quality ingredients. At the farm you will find a deluxe range of flavours that's only available to buy at the farm & also take home in tubs.Follow on Twitter OurCowMolly « less
Map | Visitor photos (17)
Ranked #28 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Museums

The best preserved example of a timber framed house surviving in Sheffield dating back to before 1562. A small museum run by friendly informative volunteers. A couple of the rooms... more »

Map | Visitor photos (58)
Aeroventure (Doncaster)
Ranked #29 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Museums
Owner description: We are an aircraft museum dedicated to preserving and displaying for all the public the aviation history of South Yorkshire... more » Owner description: We are an aircraft museum dedicated to preserving and displaying for all the public the aviation history of South Yorkshire and other areas. The museum is run by volunteers and is a Charity. The museum is a Registered Incorporated Charity and a Company Limited by Gaurentee. the museum is run by volunteers in their spare time. We encourage people to become members and for them to be able to get involved with the running of a busy museum in all its aspects. « less
Map | Visitor photos (24)
The Peace Gardens (Sheffield)
Ranked #30 of 164 attractions in South Yorkshire
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Map | Visitor photos (38)
Trusted travel advice about South Yorkshire