Things to do

Rother Valley Triathlon Festival near Sheffield and Rotherham 12 and13 June 2010

Athletes from around the country are expected to attend the festival and in particular to enter the Sprint race which has been selected as a qualifying event for both the 2010 World and 2011 European Sprint Triathlon Championships.  The event will attract people from all round the country as well as the local community and with many activities taking place in the park throughout the festival this is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a sporting weekend away. For accommodation near Rother Valley Country Park look no further than Throapham House where you will receive a warm welcome from Ann and Robert. We are situated just 5 miles (10 minutes drive) from the park and close to junction 31 of the M1.

Hodsock Snowdrops 30 January 2010 to 28 February 2010

Hodsock Priory near Blyth, north Nottinghamshire, will open its grounds on 30 January 2010 so members of the public can enjoy the spectacular display of millions of snowdrops. The best displays depend on the weather and it is advisable to telephone in advance (01909 591 204) to check conditions. There are lots of other plants to see such as aconites, cyclamen, hellebores, irises and much more. Throapham House is situated approximately 7 miles from the Priory and is ideally placed for guests to visit many other attractions nearby.

Peter Kay, Leona Lewis, JLS, Rihanna, Michael Buble, Westlife, Lady Gaga, Dancing on Ice Tour, X Factor 2010 Tour and Strictly Come Dancing

These are just some of the fantastic events appearing at the Sheffield Arena in 2010.

If you are attending any one of these events, why not extend your stay and enjoy some of the many places to visit nearby such as York, Chatsworth House, Clumber Park to name a few or perhaps shopping at Meadowhall in Sheffield?

Throapham House is close to junction 31 of the M1 and is approximately 13 miles – 20 minutes by car from the Sheffield Arena. We are situated on the South Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire border making us an ideal location from which to base your visit.

So if you are looking for accommodation near the Sheffield Arena Ann and Robert will make your stay special at Throapham House.

Sheffield hosts the BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Sunday 13 December sees the BBC Sports Personality of the year presented live from the Sheffield Arena. Tickets go on sale at 9am Tuesday 20th October and are expected to sell out quickly.

Why not enhance your experience of this award with a stay at Throapham House. We are situated close to junction 31 of the M1 and are approximately 13 miles – 20 minutes by car from the Sheffield Arena making us an ideal location from which to base your visit.

‘Are you havin’ a laugh?’ – Grin up North, the Sheffield Comedy Festival is back for the whole of October

Live comedy from some of the best comedians from around the world in Sheffield during October.

Eddie Izzard, Michael McIntyre, Toby Foster, Jimmy Carr, Alistar McGowan, Julian Clary and Nicholas Parsons to name a few. For a full list of events in the Grin up North Comedy Festival click here.

Throapham House is situated close to junction 31 of the M1 and is approximately 13 miles – 20 minutes by car from Sheffield, making us an ideal location from which to base your visit.

Cliff Richard and The Shadows, Elton John The Red Piano Tour, Eddie Izzard, Green Day, Pink, Fleetwood Mac, Thriller – Live, BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2009, ABBA – The Show, Strictly Come Dancing Live 2010, X Factor Live Tour 2010 at the Sheffield Arena.

These are just some of the fabulous acts appearing at the Sheffield Arena in the forthcoming months.

Throapham House is situated close to junction 31 of the M1 and is approximately 13 miles – 20 minutes by car from the Sheffield Arena making us an ideal location from which to base your visit.

WEEKEND@LAST: Scouting For Girls and The Saturdays to appear at Sandbeck Park, Maltby, Rotherham

Heading the line up at the spectacular 2-day event will be Scouting For Girls and The Saturdays on Friday 10 June while on Saturday 11 June The Music of Queen, A Rock and Symphonic Spectacular will draw to a close what will be South Yorkshire’s most exciting and live outdoor musical event. Throapham House bed and breakfast is one of the nearest accommodation providers being just 7 miles from the Sandbeck estate so book early to avoid disappointment.

For more information on this fantastic 2-day event, visit the WEEKEND@LAST web site.

WEEKEND@LAST is being held in aid of SAFE@LAST, a registered charity working with and on behalf of young people at risk through running away. Find out more about SAFE@LAST.

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