Sheffield Cable Waterski,
Rother Valley Country Park,
Tel 01142 511717 (see our opening hours)
The Cable Ski is located inside Rother Valley Country Park, parking inside the park is the most convenient option, but is not free (£5 per car). There are a number of alternative free parking options outside RVCP which involve a short 10-15 min walk. See walking into RVCP below. If you are driving into the park, once in the park, we are located at the south end of the main watersports lake.
Satalite Navigation Users:
Please note that when using our postcode S26 5PQ to park inside Rother Valley Country Park, Google (and Sat Nav Systems) will not direct you to the location shown on the map above. When you “reach your destination” it will be on Mansfield Road. You will need to continue along the road and take the turning for Rother Valley Country Park (follow the brown signs).
Walking into Rother Valley Country Park (access via the Trans-Pennine Trail)
For pedestrian access to the site (parking outside the park) please use postcode S20 2RW and the access is on the roundabout at the top of Rother Valley Way. This is one of the easiest access points to use as it has a free car park and is approx 10 mins walk to us. There are other access points including Forge Lane, Killamarsh where you can park in the old station car park. All these points of access use the Trans-Pennine Trail paths to get to us and you can find more information on their website about the Walkers map Central, which includes our location.
Getting here by public transport
The easiest way to get into the park by public transport is by bus.
By Bus from Sheffield:
See Travel South Yorkshire for up to date travel information. If you are travelling by bus from Sheffield City Centre you can catch a bus to Rother Valley Way, Sothall, the stop you want to get off at is on Rother Valley Way, Sothall – It is called the New Street Bus Stop (number 30a stops here, there are others). Once in the park you will need to turn right and walk round the lake to the cable waterski but this should only take 10/15 mins.
By bus from Rotherham
There isn’t a direct bus from Rotherham so it is best to check the Travel South Yorkshire website and depending on where you live either catch the bus to Sheffield and then change and catch the bus to Sothall (see bus from Sheffield above) or catch the bus to Harthill, change and catch a bus to killamarsh. See below for how to enter the park from killamarsh.
By bus from Chesterfield
See the Stagecoach website for information on buses from Chesterfield to Killamarsh. The stop is called “Opp Station Road”. When you get off the bus if you cross the road and walk towards Forge Lane you will see there is a bridge going into Rother Valley Country Park. Walk 10 mins into the park and you will see the cable ski in front of you.
Catch the tram indicating Halfway from Sheffield, get off the tram at the Westfield School stop near Direct Cars. From the tram stop the Park is a 1 mile walk. Walk towards Direct Cars from the tramstop, at the traffic lights and opposite Direct Cars turn left (leaving Direct Cars on your right) walk down Owlthorpe Greenway to the end to Grant and McAllin Cars. Turn left on Rother Valley Way, you will see a public right of way on the right towards Rother Valley Country Park follow the signs into the park. For further information on the supertram Tel. 0114 2728282 web site: www.supertram.com
We are approximately 4 miles from Kiverton Bridge BR Station. It has a direct line to Sheffield station and is on the route from Leeds. From there we would advise getting a taxi into the park.
We have a basic camp site for cable ski customers (please phone 01142 511717) for bookings. Alternatively, for hotels nearby, check HotelsCombined.