Located on the borders of Yorkshire and Derbyshire, near the towns of Rotherham, Chesterfield and Worksop and the city of Sheffield.
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 Watersports Centre / 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 / Activity Centre.
PlayDales play area is a manned play area with climbing towers scramble nets, rope bridges, fireman’s pole and climb the climbing wall or space net, if you dare. Also offering a massive 40m aerial runway and for the younger kids we’ve probably got the biggest sand pit with play equipment in South Yorkshire. At £2.50 / child or £1.50 / child with a valid car parking ticket (up to 3 children).
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 Rump Swallow seen in the spring of 2010.