If you're looking for a place to play, Clifton Park tennis courts offer a great opportunity to enjoy healthy outdoor fitness and fun, and there is plenty of green space for a kick around too. With dedicated space for bowls and petanque, Clifton Park is a wonderful place to come for a game, and there's also a giant chess board if you're looking for a challenge! The skate park at Clifton Park is an amazing place to skate, with ramps and obstacles to give you the opportunity to try out your tricks. There is so much room to play at Clifton Park, with tennis, petanque and bowls available to book as follows:

  • Tennis: go to to reserve your court in seconds. Courts are available for just £7 per hour (up to 4 players), with concession rates also available. You can book in advance and now get on court from early morning until late evening.
  • Petanque/bowls: book onsite via the reception in Clifton Park Gardenhouse for petanque or bowls.


  • Play Area

    Clifton Park in Rotherham has the biggest free play park in Yorkshire – and it’s never, ever closed!

  • Museum

    Clifton Park Museum is an exciting modern museum with great events and interactive exhibitions that really bring history to life!

  • Water Splash

    With fountains, a paddling pool, whirlpool and over 70 water jets that activate at random, the Water Splash is simply amazing fun.

  • Clifton Express

    The Clifton Express Land Train at Clifton Park, Rotherham is one of the highlights of any visit.

  • Gardens

    The Gardens at Clifton Park, Rotherham are beautiful examples of different styles of garden as well as a community area for growing fruit, vegetables and herbs.

  • Cafe

    The park has lots of options when you need a bite, from the Granary Café in Clifton Park Museum, to the Ice Cream Kiosk next to the Water Splash park.

  • Sports

    Clifton Park has lots of space for sporting activities, including the skate park, bowling greens, football pitches and tennis courts.

  • Find Us

    Clifton Park is easy to reach from the centre of Rotherham whether you're driving, walking or using public transport.