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Clifton Park Museum reopens

Following five months of closure, Clifton Park Museum in Rotherham reopens today, on what would have been the start of the Rotherham Show. New additions include The Museum, The Mansion & The Mine – an exhibition that looks at the stories of: Clifton Park Museum, the historical home of Rotherham’s foremost industrialist Joshua Walker, and…

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Clifton Park continues to be a hit with TripAdvisor reviewers

Clifton Park on the edge of Rotherham town centre has received hundreds of rave reviews on TripAdvisor, so many in fact that it has again been named in the Top 10 Amusement Parks in the United Kingdom, ranked between the likes of Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Alton Towers. The park is one of Rotherham’s top…

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Gulliver’s introduces special sessions for tots

Gulliver’s Valley, the new theme park in Rotherham, has announced it will be trialling some new daily sessions just for younger children. Gully Town Tots, which will initially be introduced as a two-week trial, will give toddlers and pre-school children access to Gully Town, the indoor play areas and the petting farm on Mondays to…

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Storytelling with Grimm & Co at Wentworth Woodhouse

There has been a few stories told surrounding Wentworth Woodhouse over the years, now Rotherham’s awesome apothecary of the magical, Grimm & Co is casting their spell over audiences in the gardens of the stately home. Having first appeared in the Wentworth Woodhouse gardens during the WE Wonder 2019, Grimm & Co’s elves have been…

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Rotherham campsite up for White Rose Awards

Having only opened last year, the new £3.7m caravan site within the popular Rother Valley Country Park (RVCP) in Rotherham, has been shortlisted for a number of industry awards. Six hectares within the Greenbelt site have been used to create an attractive caravan site with 163 pitches which complements the country park and combines with…

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Gulliver’s Valley gets off to a flying start

The brand-new Gulliver’s Valley Theme Park in Rotherham has already welcomed thousands of visitors through its doors as it enjoys its fourth full week of business. Ticket sales for the multi-million pound resort, which opened to the public on Saturday 11 July, have also exceeded expectations with many days already sold out and limited tickets…

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Join “The Flock” at Wentworth Woodhouse

Wentworth Woodhouse volunteers hope thousands of little wooden birds will fly out of their hands as they visit locations in Barnsley and Rotherham over the summer. A total of 10,000 birds will form The Flock, a huge art installation on the lawns of the stately home in the autumn. The moving display will mark Covid-19 lockdown and…

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A Children’s Hospice is named as Gulliver’s Valley’s charity of the year

Yorkshire’s new theme park has announced that Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice has been named as its chosen charity for the year. Family run Gulliver’s Valley, the multi-million pound resort in Rotherham, which opened this month, has worked closely with businesses and organisations in the town. Julie Dalton, managing director of Gulliver’s Theme Park Resorts, said:…

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Mayor takes a tour of new Gulliver’s Valley

The Mayor of Rotherham, Councillor Jenny Andrews, has enjoyed a special visit to Gulliver’s Valley during its first week of opening. Councillor Andrews was welcomed to the multi-million pound resort in Rotherham, which only opened last week, to have a tour around the new development which is set to bring over 120 jobs to the…

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Rotherham Theatre provides update on re-opening

The show can’t go on, but Rotherham Theatres are set to stage a comeback in 2021. Rotherham Council has made the difficult decision to postpone the re-opening of Rotherham Civic Theatre until Spring 2021, but is reassuring staff and visitors that the theatre’s doors will reopen again once the Coronavirus pandemic is over. The current…

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