Out and About
See also a walk from Whiston Meadows to Moody's Farm
Rotherham has over 400 kms of public rights of way which pass through picturesque countryside and villages. There are numerous possibilities for walkers, horseriders and cyclists to explore Rotherhams countryside.
Doorstep walk No 11 - The Hail Mary Wood Walk - one of a number of Doorstep Walks enabled by Rotherham MBC details a village walk from Treeton to Hail Mary Wood. I understand some of the paths in this trail have only recently been made available to the public, through the Countryside Stewardship scheme .
Within South Yorkshire lies a unique network of Heritage Woodlands.Location map ,shows woodlands within the South Yorkshire Forest. . Details of access to Hail Mary Hill and Falconer Woods and Treeton Wood , along with what you can expect to find at these locations are shown on the Heritage Woodlands website.
Local Nature Reserves are listed at English Nature.
For walking in Yorkshire Walk Yorkshire provides all of the information you need to explore the scenery that Yorkshire has to offer.
Various leaflets are available from the Rotherham Tourist Information Centre 01709 835904.
Catcliffe, Brinsworth and Treeton Anglers Alliance have control of a mile of river at Catcliffe, and it produces some very good fish.
There are 50 platforms, 23 of these are 4 foot wide and 5 foot long.
Outside club matches can be booked by contacting Us:
Secretary: Clive Nuttall
1 Church Lane, Catcliffe, Rotherham, S60 5TP
Phone: 07774 884946
If you're interested in fishing . . .
River Rother—access to the river is very easy by car or by bus as it lies on the main bus routes from Rotherham or Sheffield. It is easy to find by car just off the M1 motorway, junction 33, via the Sheffield parkway to the village of Catcliffe. The river, running alongside Orgreave Road, with free parking at both ends of our fishery.
The following links provide details of Country Parks in the Rotherham Area:
Dunelm Mill Unit 3 Canklow Meadows, Rotherham
Eating out and Pubs
Royal Oak Ulley
The Robin Aughton
Places to Visit Further Afield
Rotherhamweb details the Rotherham area