Fun days out for all the family in Rotherham
The holidays are a great time to spend time with family and friends. You may even pick up a new hobby!
Here are some suggestions for fun days out in Rotherham for all the family to take part in.
Activities in Rotherham
Rotherham Mini Golf - Clifton Park Mini golf course is suitable for children of all ages and is a great opportunity to get the whole family involved. You can find a list of prices on their website: https://www.cliftonparkrotherham.co.uk/things-to-do/mini-golf
NovaCity Rotherham Parkour - Your children can take part in freerunning and parkour lessons or go along to the open sessions. NovaCity Rotherham Parkour offers advanced trainers that go through the basics for all ages and abilities. Each session is around £5 and you can find a timetable here: https://www.novacitycentre.com/
Jump Inc Inflatable and Ninja Park - Parkgate Retail World is home to the UK’s largest inflatable and ninja park. It’s great for all the family and adults can get involved too. Tickets start from £3.50 and there are designated areas for the youngest family members. Their website has a timetable and price list: https://www.jump-inc.uk/locations/rotherham/
The Peak District is only a half an hour’s drive away from Rotherham and is full of beautiful nature walks and gorgeous views. You can plan a walk using the Peak District’s handy list of walks that are designed any hiking abilities: https://peakdistrictwalks.net/
Wentworth Garden Centre is also a great trip out - there’s a farm and historic gardens to explore. This could be a good opportunity to teach children about different flowers and plants and maybe get them to grow their own at home!
At home activities
Build a bug hotel
If you’ve got creepy-crawly fans in the family, why not follow this step by step guide by RSPB to create your very own bug hotel.
Visit your local craft store and pop down a plastic sheet or some bin liners and get messy with paint!
Suitable for all the family with varying levels of difficulty, origami requires concentration with a satisfying end product for the kids to be proud of.
Have a games night
With so much technology available, we can often forget about things like board games. Dig out all of your board games and see how many you can play with the family in one evening.