Rotherham in The Rother Valley, South Yorkshire is one of the region’s great hidden rural gems, brimming with country parks, ruined castles and abbeys and top family attractions like the Magna Science Adventure Centre. Right in the centre of Rotherham sits a unique medieval perpendicular minster and Rotherham is a real meeting point of waterways, nestling alongside the South Yorkshire Navigation, the Chesterfield Canal and the River Don.
Explore the Clifton Park Museum in Rotherham displaying a collection of the famous Rockingham Pottery and discover a wonderful selection of beautiful country parks surrounding the market town including Thrybergh and Ulley. Both these country parks offer lots of opportunities for walking, fishing and birdwatching. Whether you’re looking for a convenient travel stopover near the M1 or a great base near the Magna Science Adventure Centre, Rotherham hotels, B&Bs and inns are the perfect choice.
The Magna Science Adventure Centre sits just South of Rotherham , easily accessed off the M1, Junctions 33 and 34, and is interactive museum heaven for children, featuring ‘element’ themed pavilions including Fire, Water, Earth and Air. Browse Magna Science Adventure Centre accommodation in Rotherham and book.
Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.