How far is the walk around Rother Valley?
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|Distance||3½ miles (5.6km)|
|Paths||Public footpaths throughout 2 gates|
|Map||OS Explorer 269|
|Start/finish||Grid SK 45369 82801|
|Dogs?||Keep on leads on the Trans Pennine Trail|
How many miles is Rother Valley Country Park?
Rother valley country park walk is a 4.3 mile (10,000-step) route located near Wales, Sheffield, England. This route has an elevation gain of about 282.1 ft and is rated as easy.
What can you do at Rother Valley?
Watersports activities plus bar and cafe in Rother Valley Country Park.
- Cable Wake Park. Learn to water-ski, kneeboard or wakeboard on our full-size cable system. Great for groups and beginners.
- Aqua Park. Wipe-out on our Inflatable Aqua Park course.
- Bar and Cafe. Relax by the water in our fully licensed lakeside bar.
Do you have to pay to get into Rother Valley?
You can walk in free of charge.
Is the cafe open at Rother Valley?
Rother Valley Country Park Cafe At the present time, the cafe is open 9.30 am to 4 pm for a takeaway service only. We ask that you wear a face covering when entering the building.
What did Rother Valley used to be?
The park was formerly a mixture of meadows and marshy bullrush beds before the open cast excavation started.
Can you swim in Rother Valley?
Question : Can the public paddle, bathe, or swim at Rother Valley Country Park Lakes or in the River Rother. Answer : No this is not permitted in any of our lakes, at any time due to your safety. Anyone attempting to enter the water for swimming, bathing, or paddling will be informed to come out of the water.
Can you swim in Rother Valley Lake?
Swimming is not permitted at Rother Valley Country Park. “A thirteen-year-old girl was hit in the face by a stone and park staff provided first aid. Stones also hit the safety boat, striking the boat near the engine and narrowly missing the driver.
Is Rother Valley free to park?
There is no free parking!! The £5 charge is outrageous, bearing in mind that Council Tax contributes to the Parks upkeep.
Where can I park for free in Rother Valley?
Rother Valley have a free car park if you go right to bottom of road along side direct cars… (It’s the other end of cafe part to park). Heeley City Farm has free parking, and has a cafe, playground and animals. You can walk over the road to Heeley peoples park.
Can you have BBQs at Rother Valley?
Please note BBQs are currently not permitted in the park. For families who want to learn something together the Activity Centre offers lessons and courses that you as a family can take part together, taster sessions in canoeing and sailing, level 1 and 2 in sailing, 1 star and 2 star canoeing.
Is Rother Valley man made?
It covers 3 square kilometres (740 acres), has four artificial lakes, recreational activities and nature reserves. The majority of the park is on land that was open cast for coal, with the main excavation sites filled by the artificial lakes.