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Rother Valley Country Park

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Walking and gazing

This place is really great if you want a good walk or you want to observe the bird life. Well laid... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2018
Graham C
Rotherham, United Kingdom
Lovely country park

I've not been to this park for many years and went this weekend for the running festival. It's a... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2018
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“bike ride”(16 reviews)
Rother Valley Country Park consists of 750 acres of parkland. It includes areas of open water, grassland, woodland as well as footpaths, bridleways and cycle routes. A haven for wildlife, as well as a centre of excellence for education, water sports...more
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Rother Valley Country Park Mansfield Road | Wales Bar, Wales, Rotherham S26 5PQ, England
+44 114 247 1452
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Avoid the rip-off £5 parking and park near by and walk or bike 🚲 ride in .Nice place to walk round or jog round if do the two main lakes it’s 5k round trip also some mountain bike tracks but not the best .Plenty of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 007bobble
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a lovely place to walk around or take place in the activities on offer although the car parking fee is a little expensive if you have a family but there are a few places you can park without paying and only a short...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jayneelliott13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Country park ... no way ... massively over priced access to the lake and park ... its like a car park with a lake ... awful place .... never again ...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Landsurfer74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Why have r.valley park stopped allowing dogs in all of a sudden? We have been visiting this park with dogs for over 10 years and arrived this morning to find that dogs are no longer allowed in the cafe. When I asked the grumpy staff...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rothervalleyfriends
Reviewed November 25, 2018

This place is really great if you want a good walk or you want to observe the bird life. Well laid pathways all round the dam. Catering is disappointing

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Graham C
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

I've not been to this park for many years and went this weekend for the running festival. It's a bit expensive for parking but the park itself is lovely, we landed in a nice crisp day and it was lovely to run / walk round....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cazbatt
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Entrance to the park for pedestrians is free. A £5 fee to park your car for those already paying council tax is an outrage.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 666ian
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Perfect for all the family. Child play area. Good cafe. Toilets. Lovely walks for the dog. Great for walkers. Bike riders young or old.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank barbara n
Reviewed November 1, 2018

have to say its a bit scruffy, and dogs can be a bit unstructured toilets were clean - ish its a big wide space lots of picnic areas too and play spaces too much poo for me - not just the ducks and swans but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank natsheff
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

At £5 to park your car it’s quite expensive unless you’re going to make a whole day of it. The park is pretty and lots of the area around the lake is away from the road so it’s good for dog walking. Toilets are basic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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January 1, 2019|
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Response from Millergirl_13 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it's £5 to park and £2.50 with a blue badge. That was the prices last summer (2018).
July 25, 2018|
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Response from AndyGorman | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure what the official policy is, however, I see many people using them during these awesome sunny days. Most people grab a few rocks from the waters edge to place underneath and stop the grass scorching. If you're... More