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Gulliver’s Valley all set for a magical Christmas to remember

Gulliver’s Valley will be transformed into a magical winter wonderland in the lead up to Christmas with festive rides, snowy surprises and even a special Santa send-off event held on Christmas Eve. To celebrate the most wonderful time of the year, families from across the region are invited to enjoy some Christmassy adventure for themselves…

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Wentworth Woodhouse secures a further £542,500 for more repairs

Wentworth Woodhouse in Rotherham is among 142 historic sites across England set to receive grants totalling £35 million through the government’s Culture Recovery Fund Funding of £542,500 will pay for vital roof repairs to the South Pavillion on the Grade I listed mansion’s famed Palladian East Front. The grant has been awarded by Historic England…

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Black Diamonds is Wentworth’s gin-speration!

Curl up to read Catherine Bailey’s best-seller Black Diamonds with the perfect tipple… The book which took the story of Rotherham stately home Wentworth Woodhouse around the world has now inspired a gin! A limited edition classic dry has been created and distilled especially for Wentworth Woodhouse by Barnsley’s Nailmaker Distilling Company Botanicals are inspired…

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Excitement continues to build as Women’s EURO fixtures are confirmed

The summer’s biggest international tournament is coming to England next summer and Rotherham will be right at the heart of all the action! Having been selected as one of eight host cities, the AESSEAL New York Stadium will see three group stage games and one quarter final at the UEFA Women’s Euros 2022, with excitement…

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Bing and Flop make special appearances at Gulliver’s Valley

Fans of the much-loved CBeebies series Bing are in for a real treat at Gulliver’s Valley this month. Bing and Flop will be making their special appearances at the Rotherham theme park over two special weekends in November. Both characters will be enjoying daily appearances at the resort for meet and greet photo opportunities on…

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Recognition for Rotherham parks

Four of Rotherham’s green spaces have been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as being one of the very best in the UK. Rother Valley Country Park collected its first Green Flag Award alongside Clifton, Greasbrough and Ulley parks that last week received one of the coveted awards – the mark of a quality…

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Gulliver’s Valley set to sparkle with fantastic fireworks show

Gulliver’s Valley is gearing up for an incredible night of fireworks and fun this November! The Rotherham theme park will host a Fireworks Spectacular on Saturday, November 6, the day after Guy Fawkes Night. The resort will be open from midday until 8pm for the special event featuring thrills, fun and fireworks. Guests will be…

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Wentworth Woodhouse celebrates completion of major roof work

Another rainy night in Rotherham, another 180 buckets overflowing with rainwater in the steadily decaying 18th century rooms at Wentworth Woodhouse. When the Preservation Trust took over the Grade I listed stately home in March 2017 with just six staff, emptying the buckets and mopping up was one of many backbreaking and crucial tasks. But…

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Which teams could Rotherham host at UEFA Women’s Euro 2022?

Excitement is building up for UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 with the draw taking place this week setting out the path to glory for the qualified teams. The Women’s European Championships is being held in England from 6 – 31 July 2022, with Rotherham as one of the nine host cities. The best female players in…

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Gulliver’s Valley guests donate thousands of items to local foodbank

Generous guests at Gulliver’s Valley have dug deep to donate about 8,000 food items to support a local foodbank. The donation has seen Gulliver’s Valley deliver 12 car loads of goods to charity The Trussell Trust, which supports a nationwide network of foodbanks, including in South Yorkshire. Gulliver’s Valley hosted two Foodbank Weekends in October…

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