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61 fun things to do in South Yorkshire

The southernmost county of Yorkshire is a place that will have you charmed – from breathtaking scenery to industrial cities steeped in history, whether you want to enjoy the nature or head into the city with friends, South Yorkshire is a playground for all.

Enjoy a range of exciting outdoor activities in Doncaster, from stunning nature reserves to capture the imagination, activity centres that’ll keep the kids amused all day long and wildlife parks that make for a great family day out. History fans will be in their element at this spectacular medieval castle, or this piece of architectural history at Doncaster Mansion 

Head into Sheffield and explore this iconic northern city, where you can check out some fantastic museums, or enjoy a canal cruise to experience Sheffield in a relaxing way.

There’s plenty of free things to keep you entertained on a budget – explore one of England’s oldest botanic gardens, or head to the award winning Barnsley Museum & Discovery Centre with the kids.

Things to do in South Yorkshire

From toddlers to teens the Air Haus is a great place to get bouncing and racing around to see who’s the best bouncer! With 30 square metres of interactive inflatables that have an 8m slide, Wipeout …

Make a splash at the Aquapark in Sheffield where you’ll have to survive multiple aquatic obstacles and courses without falling off into the water. For a 50 minute session, it costs just £15 per person and …

For a challenging and exciting bit of exercise don’t look past Altitude High Ropes! With their 34 obstacles, you’ll be able to see who’s the best at climbing, balancing and scrambling! Suitable for all ages we’re …

Fancy a day out at the races? If you’re a frequent racegoer or want to experience the thrill of a race for the first time then the Doncaster Racecourse is a great place to go! Doncaster …

Looking for a way to pass some time while you’re in Sheffield? Look no further! The iceSheffield ice skating rink is the perfect place to spend a few hours with family or friends. No matter your …