Destination guide

The historic area of Rotherham awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's history, cathedral and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Rotherham. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the bars, spas and archaeology. Magna Science Adventure Centre and Ponds Forge International Sports Centre are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Rotherham

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Rotherham a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Magna Science Adventure Centre (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (23.1 mi / 37.1 km)
  • Rotherham Leisure Complex (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Concord Park Golf Club (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Wath Upon Dearne Leisure Centre (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Parkwood Karting (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rotherham

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rotherham is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Peace Gardens (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Sherwood Forest Country Park (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (23.1 mi / 37.1 km)
  • Clifton Park Museum (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Thrybergh Country Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Ulley Reservoir Country Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Rotherham

Fly into Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), the closest airport, located 14.8 mi (23.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is 32.8 mi (52.7 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Rotherham Central Station, Bolton-upon-Dearne Station and Goldthorpe Station are the main stations in the area.

Can I find a vacation rental around Rotherham?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 181 vacation rentals near Rotherham. From 33 Houses to 83 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rotherham for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Rotherham?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Rotherham:

  • City Centre: 41 vacation rentals
  • Leeds City Center: 61 vacation rentals
  • Holbeck: 36 vacation rentals
  • Harehills: 37 vacation rentals
  • Hunslet: 21 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Rotherham?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Rotherham. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • South Yorkshire Transport Museum: 415 vacation rentals
  • Roche Abbey: 250 vacation rentals
  • Thrybergh Country Park: 303 vacation rentals
  • Clifton Lane Stadium: 474 vacation rentals
  • New York Stadium: 508 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rotherham listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rotherham?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 33 Houses in Rotherham. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rotherham include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 83 rentals available
  • Cabins: 52 rentals available
  • Cottages: 52 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Rotherham?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 139 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Rotherham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.