The name Rotherham often conjures up images of the town’s industrial past. But it’s not all coal, iron and steel! Just a little exploration reveals a place buzzing with attractions for the whole family.

Discover Rotherham

A rare 12th century Chantry bridge, a 750 acre country park, a thriving arts scene and the largest science adventure centre in Europe all await the intrepid visitor.

Places to Stay

Accommodation specifically in Rotherham is listed below. We also have a page dedicated to hotels in Rotherham.

The Welcome Inn Rotherham/Sheffield

Wortley Road, Rotherham, S61 1QN, United Kingdom

Brecon Hotel Sheffield Rotherham

53 Moorgate Road, Rotherham, S60 2AY, United Kingdom

Holiday Inn Rotherham-Sheffield M1,Jct.33, an IHG Hotel

West Bawtry Rd, M1 Junction 33, Rotherham, S60 4NA, United Kingdom

Gulliver’s Valley, M1, JCT 31

Mansfield Road Sheffield, Rotherham, S26 5QW, United Kingdom

Dusties Hotel

2-4 Canklow Road, Rotherham, S60 2JB, United Kingdom

The Red Lion Inn by Greene King Inns

Sheffield Road, Todwick, S26 1DJ, United Kingdom

The Fitzwilliam Arms Hotel

1 Taylors Lane Parkgate, Rotherham, S62 6EE, United Kingdom

ibis Hotel Rotherham East – (M18 / M1)

Moorhead Way, Rotherham, S66 1YY, United Kingdom

Stunning 2 Bed Riverside Apartment with Balcony

Rotherham, S60 1NU, United Kingdom

Modern 2 Bed Wharfside Apartment in Rotherham

Rotherham, S60 1NU, United Kingdom

The Fairways

Fairways Bawtry Road, Rotherham, S60 5NU, United Kingdom

St Ann’s House

Saint Ann’s Road 29, Rotherham, S65 1PF, United Kingdom

Spacious 2 bedroom Catterick Flat Free Off Parking

Cottenham Road, Rotherham, S65 1LD, United Kingdom

Rotherham’s Bond House

75 Meadowhall Road, Rotherham, S61 2JD, United Kingdom

Regent House

57 Regent Street, Rotherham, S61 1HW, United Kingdom

Modern 2 bedroom apartment in Rotherham

Imperial Buildings 4, Rotherham, S60 1PA, United Kingdom

Modern 1 bedroom Catterick Flat w Free Parking

Cottenham Road 36 Catterick House, Rotherham, S65 1LD, United Kingdom

Main House

10 Challiner Mews Catcliffe, Rotherham, S60 5UW, United Kingdom

Lovely 3-Bed Apartment in Parkgate Rotherham

23 Broad Street, Rotherham, S62 6DX, United Kingdom

Lovely 1 bedroom unit with free parking

5 Cottenham Road, Rotherham, S65 1LD, United Kingdom

Kimberworth House Rotherham

145 Kimberworth Road, Rotherham, S61 1AH, United Kingdom

George Wright Boutique Hotel

The Crofts Snail Hill, Rotherham, S60 2DJ, United Kingdom

Corona Hotel Rotherham Sheffield Meadowhall

163 College Road, Rotherham, S60 1JA, United Kingdom

Charming Wentworth Lodge with countryside views

Wentworth Lodge Town Lane, Rotherham, S61 3DD, United Kingdom

Brentwood Inn by Greene King Inns

114 Moorgate Road, Rotherham, S60 2TY, United Kingdom

Beautifully refurbished 2 bedroom self-contained apartment with secure parking

14 Moorgate View, Rotherham, S60 2UG, United Kingdom

Annex at 29B St Ann’s

Saint Ann’s Road 29, Rotherham, S65 1PF, United Kingdom

Albert House

Albert Street 8, Rotherham, S66 7JN, United Kingdom

222 Psalters Lane

222 Psalters Lane, Rotherham, S61 1HS, United Kingdom

2-Beds Studio Located in Parkgate Rotherham

Rear of 23 Broad Street, Rotherham, S62 6DX, United Kingdom

Willow Heights Modern 5-7 Persons/3 Bed Detached

21 School Street, Thurnscoe, Rotherham, S63 0LN, United Kingdom

Mercure Sheffield Parkway

Britannia Way, Catcliffe, Rotherham, S60 5BD, United Kingdom

Luxury one-bedroom duplex in South Yorkshire

Market Street Apartments, 6 Market Street Apartment 12, Rotherham, S60 1FP, United Kingdom

Lovely Flat in Rotherham

Flat 7, Cathedral Court , Rotherham, S60 1GD, United Kingdom

Consort Hotel

Brampton Road,Thurcroft, Rotherham, S66 9JA, United Kingdom

Cathedral Apartments

Apartment 10, Cathedral Court, Rotherham, S60 1GD, United Kingdom

Latest about Rotherham


Rotherham lies just to the North East of Sheffield, in South Yorkshire.

Rotherham Fact Pack

  1. Rotherham is a large town in South Yorkshire, England.
  2. The town has a population of approximately 260,000 people.
  3. Rotherham is located about 5 miles east of Sheffield.
  4. The River Don flows through the town.
  5. The town’s name comes from “Rodanhyrst”, meaning “the hill where the oaks grow”.
  6. Rotherham has a rich history dating back to the Roman era.
  7. In the Middle Ages, Rotherham was an important market town.
  8. Rotherham was granted borough status in 1871.
  9. The town is known for its traditional red-brick buildings and historic architecture.
  10. Rotherham Minster, also known as All Saints’ Church, is a notable landmark in the town.
  11. The church has a 15th-century tower and is a Grade I listed building.
  12. Rotherham United Football Club is the town’s professional football team.
  13. The club was founded in 1925 and plays its home games at the New York Stadium.
  14. The Rotherham Titans are the town’s rugby union team.
  15. The team plays its home games at Clifton Lane.
  16. Rotherham has a strong industrial heritage, particularly in steelmaking.
  17. The town was once home to a number of large steel mills, including the Parkgate Ironworks.
  18. The steel industry declined in the 1980s and 1990s, leading to significant economic challenges for the town.
  19. Rotherham has a diverse population, with significant South Asian and Eastern European communities.
  20. The town has a number of parks and green spaces, including Clifton Park and Thrybergh Country Park.
  21. The Magna Science Adventure Centre, a popular visitor attraction, is located in Rotherham.
  22. Rotherham has a number of cultural events throughout the year, including the Rotherham Show and the Rotherham Real Ale and Music Festival.
  23. The town has a variety of shops, restaurants, and pubs, particularly in the town centre and the nearby Parkgate shopping park.
  24. Rotherham is easily accessible by road, with the M1 motorway and the A1(M) both passing nearby.

Where Next?

Take a trip into Sheffield, or dive deeper into Rotherham by reading the Essentials page.