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Herringthorpe Valley Park

Herringthorpe Lane, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S65 3DJ

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  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Rotherham Central.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.


  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located off Brookside.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 5 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 225cm x 450cm (7ft 5in x 14ft 9in).
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The Blue Badge bays are to the top right as you enter the car park.
    • The markings for the Blue Badge bays are faded.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the park off Brookside.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 600cm (19ft 8in).
  • Comments View
    • The gates are opened and closed at different times throughout the seasons, there is a sign on the entrance to the park notifying the closing times of the gates. Pedestrian access is 24/7.

Parks and Gardens

  • The park or garden does have footpaths.
  • The path(s) has a / have compact earth, tarmac and concrete surface(s).
  • The majority of the path(s) is / are wide enough for wheelchair users.
  • There are slight, steep and steep slopes on the paths.
  • There are bench seats situated along the paths for people to rest.
  • Comments View
    • Access to the Tennis Courts is via a moderate slope in the path.
    • There is a gate to enter the Tennis Courts.
    • The width of the gate entrance is 120cm (3ft 9in).
    • There is level access to the Basketball Courts.
    • There are no doors to the Basketball Courts but there is an entrance 90cm (2ft 9in) wide.
    • There is level access to a Bowling Green.
    • There is a gate to enter the Bowling Green.
    • The width of the gate entrance is 190cm (6ft 2in).

Childrens Play Area

  • The childrens play area is on the right as you enter through the main gates.
  • The play area is accessed via a slight slope.
  • The play area is fenced and has a gate to enter through.
  • The gate opens outwards towards you and is heavy.
  • The opening of the gate is 130cm.
  • There is seating available in the play area.
  • The surface of the play area is grass.
  • There are swings, roundabouts and other activities for children.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)