Caldervale and South Yorkshire Area
The Area of Caldervale and South Yorkshire is full of pleasant surprises.
Once an industrial heartland, the region has been transformed into a 21st Century playground with a passion for music, sport and culture.
So, alongside some of the UK's best shopping, family attractions and nightlife, you'll find some of UK's finest Gothic architecture, museums and Victorian monuments.
This engaging mix of old and new makes Caldervale and South Yorkshire a must for every generation.
Here are a few reasons to visit our area.
If there's one place that has it all, it's Sheffield. On one hand it's a thriving hub with music, sports and shopping scenes that draw in visitors from miles around. And on the other, it's a city just minutes away from the exciting wilderness of the Peak District
At the heart of Doncaster is an historic market town where Norman castles, Regency buildings and a rich railway and horse racing heritage thrive. But Doncaster has also evolved. Now a modern metropolis, it offers an exciting mix of green open spaces and nature reserves with spectacular shopping and nightlife too.
Surrounded by ancient villages and historic parkland, Barnsley has grown into a lively shopping and social hub where designer boutiques rub shoulders with trendy bars. For such a cosy market town, there's certainly plenty to keep you busy!
Penistone is the highest market town in the country and one of the Pennines' best kept secrets. There's something here for everyone, from the annual Penistone Show to stunning walking scenery and even a charming Picture House that was built in the 1900s.
The name Rotherham usually 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. 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
The city of Wakefield is home to newly opened The Hepworth, Wakefield and the inspirational Yorkshire Sculpture Park set in 500 acres of parkland where you can visit the landscape that inspired locally born artists Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth.
This quirky corner of West Yorkshire, combining inspirational scenery with quirky market towns, is vibrant, contemporary and exciting in ways that will surprise you. A unique destination for short breaks, family fun or a romantic getaway. Holmfirth is also the home of Compo, Nora Batty and all the characters of Last of the summer wine. Visit Sid’s Café and Nora’s place to name but a few attractions of this beautiful west Yorkshire village.
The birthplace of the late Prime Minister Harold Wilson, this colourful market town showcases an impressive legacy that includes award-winning Victorian architecture, the ancient Castle Hill monument and musical excellence. Today it has evolved into an exciting hotbed of food, shopping and family fun.