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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 1024 fun things to do in Rotherham for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 769 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Rotherham day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Rotherham with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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TeamSport Indoor Karting Sheffield

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

If you’re in need of a thrill ride, look no further than TeamSport Indoor Karting Sheffield. With a mix of adult and cadet karts available for kids o...

Grimm & Co

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

If you have a taste for the mystical world, then Grimm & Co is the place for you! A magical apothecary selling potions, spells & magical esse...

Clifton Park

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Clifton Park is certainly beautiful, but once they're done looking at it (for about 30 seconds if they know what else is in store!) head over to the...

Rotherham Leisure Complex

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Rotherham Leisure Complex offers a leisure pool with shallow entry and aqua flume water slide plus standard swimming pool and a smaller parent child...

Rotherham Mini Golf

  • Rotherham
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Rotherham Mini Golf by Golden Putter is tucked inside Clifton Park! There are 18 holes here with masses of varying natural style hazards and challeng...

Big Apple Play

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Big Apple Play So often the theming is so light in these places it's almost unnoticeable, it's just bright colours, but this place has epic theming w...

Camelot Play Castle

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

If you’re looking for the dream day out for your little prince or princess Camelot Play Castle is the place for them! Let them reign free and go on a...

Boston Castle and Park

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Originally built as a shooting lodge by the esteemed Earl of Effingham, Boston Castle is a 2 story cuboid building standing tall on one of Rotherham'...



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Wacky Warehouse - Story Teller

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Wacky Warehouse Story Teller offers children up to 4ft9 a day of adventurous exercise negotiating fun obstacles and crazy equipment spread over s...

Lock N Load

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Lock N Load is an indoor laser combat themed arena. Using the latest red dot scope technology you can have a go at a real life combat experience, wit...

Simply Skate

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

Simply Skate is a largely inline skating arena (other skates welcome some sessions) with child friendly cafe, bouncy castle and spectator gallery: ev...

Jump INCflated Rotherham

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Want to make the kids really happy? How about you take them to Jump INCflated - UK’s largest inflatable theme park! With 30,000 square feet brimming...

Studio 62 - Paint a Pot

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Studio 62 - Paint a Pot gives you and the kids a great chance to get crafty and create and unique and personal pot designed in your own style. They h...

Magna Science Adventure Centre2.25 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

For a family day out with an extra spark, make sure to head down to Magna Science Adventure Centre! Get ready to explore over 100 of the wackiest int...

Superbowl 2000 Rotherham

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Superbowl 2000 Rotherham has classic tenpin bowling including kiddie assists like gutter guards and ramps to give them more of a chance, arcade games...

Jump Inc Sheffield

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Jump Inc Sheffield does exactly what the title suggests - lets kids jump sky high on 26,000 sq ft of bouncy, bopping playground. With so much space t...

Vue Sheffield

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Escape from the rain and have a great time with the whole family! Jump into movie magic at Vue Sheffield, where you’ll find all your favourites, from...

Woolley Woods

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Woolley Wood has a great variety of trees, some of which are not native, so it is a great place for kids to compare and try to identify different spe...

Wacky Warehouse - Marquis

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Wacky Warehouse at the Marquis provides loads of indoor adventure play facilities spread across a multi level main frame. The play area is a great wa...

Cineworld Sheffield

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Bring some excitement into your day with a brilliant new film at Cineworld Sheffield. Share the magic of the big screen with your whole family at the...

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