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Things to do in Rotherham District

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Centre
“Just off junction 34 of the M1, Meadowhall is one of the UK's leading shopping and leisure destinations. With over 270 retail outlets, 37 restaurants and cafes and an 11 screen cinema, Meadowhall welcomes over 30 million visitors per year. Retailers include House of Fraser, Marks and Spencer, Debenhams, Next, BHS, WHSmith, Boots and H&M. Specialist retailers include French Connection, Karen Millen, Jaeger, Ted Baker, Hugo Boss and Gap. Meadowhall's convenient location, combined with free parking and excellent public transport facilities, make the Centre easy to get to from all corners of the country.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Magna is a fantastic family day out. The Science Adventure Centre is a hands-on experience, packed with interactive exhibits and fascinating displays. Explore the wonders of Science and Technology in our four pavilions – Air, Earth, Fire & Water! ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
  • 4 locals recommend
Lake
“Has lots of activites for the whole family, or simply go to watch other people get on the wake boards! You can hire bikes, pedlows etc. Brilliant Family Day out”
  • 9 locals recommend
Nature
“Wentworth woodhouse is a Stately home with one of the longest frontages in Europe. Beautiful house and gardens with guided tours that can be pre -booked. There are many events that take place here such as vintage car Raleigh, open air cinema nights and many sorts of fairs. There is a tea room which serves sandwiches, cakes and coffee.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Entertainment
“The Motorpoint Arena. It's a great idea to take the tram here or get a taxi.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cinema
“Cineworld Group plc is the second largest cinema operator in Europe with 2,217 screens across 232 sites in 9 countries. The UK operations consist of arthouse chain Picturehouse Cinemas and multiplex chain Cineworld Cinemas with 24 and 82 cinemas respectively. All but two Cineworld sites are located in the UK, with one each in Ireland and Jersey. Cineworld is the second-largest cinema operator in the UK with over 800 screens, and the owner of the single largest multiplex by screens and customer base in Ireland. Cineworld Glasgow Renfrew Street is the tallest cinema in the world and the busiest, by customer base, in the UK.”
  • 3 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Big screen cinema...ten pin bowling and a variety of chain restaurants all in one place for the kids”
  • 4 locals recommend
Hockey Arena
“Ice skating rink, ice skating boot hire, penguins to hold, cafe,lots of parking. I liked it because it was a good place to spend my free time. T, 9 years old.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bus Station
“From ice hockey , home of the steelers , to the biggest artists in the world . We are 20 minutes drive away or 20 minute train journey . ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 1 local recommends
Bus Station
“Loads of the main chain restaurants, a bowling alley, crazy golf, a huge Cineworld cinema and park and ride with direct tram service to the city centre. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Good cafe at The Pantry - lemon drizzle cake to die for. Great two floors of vintage finds and browsing. Historic interest for rail enthusiasts too. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Large park with coffee shop and children's playground. More great views as per usual with all of Sheffield's parks.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Indian Restaurant
“Absolutely amazing food, great ambiance, perfect service. The lamb chops are a must have and check out those giant nan breads!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Pub
“lovely setting this 17th-century building with beer garden, serving pub food classics and modern global dishes”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Japanese restaurant + noodle bar offering fantastic japanese food in a contemporary environment”
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Takeaway
“Popular Afro-Portuguese chain serving flame-grilled chicken in spicy chilli sauce”
  • 1 local recommends
Fast Food Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
  • 1 local recommends

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