If you are planning a trip to Yorkshire then you’ll soon discover there’s a lot to see and do in England’s largest county. Why not plan your onward travel using our guide to Yorkshire’s Finest Guest Accommodation, a collection of the very finest privately owned five star properties in the region who share a commitment [...]
Our area is rich in the country’s heritage including nearby Roche Abbey, some of England’s finest stately homes and many exciting museums marking the region’s industrial past.
Why not consider incorporating a visit to one or more of these during your stay with us?
The oldest of classics, the St Leger Stakes, which is run at Doncaster in September each year has its origins in the nearby villages of Laughton en le Morthen and Firbeck where Anthony St Leger bred and raced horses.
There’s plenty of local nature and wildlife to explore in the many varied habitats around Throapham House, but if you want to try something more exotic then we’ve several award winning wildlife parks and sanctuaries nearby.
We’ve got some great parks and gardens for you to enjoy near Throapham House, from the formal gardens of Renishaw Hall to the wild moorlands of the Peak District National Park while Clumber Park has been a favourite family day out for local people over many years.
Sheffield boasts the world famous Crucible and Lyceum theatres where you can enjoy productions by leading companies while the Motorpoint Arena and Sheffield City Hall regularly stage concerts by top artists and orchestras. The Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Hepworth Wakefield are both just a short trip up the motorway from Throapham House.
South Yorkshire today has world class athletic and swimming facilities with many international competitions taking place each year in the area.
Golfers wanting a challenge will find we have several excellent courses nearby with the old Ryder Cup course at Lindrick being only 10 minutes away.
The Peak District National Park offers some interesting natural challenges to rock climbers at Froggatt Edge and Stanage Edge.
We’re a short trip from Sheffield city centre with its excellent range of shops, restaurants and buzzing cultural areas.
The historic cities of York and Lincoln are both about an hour away with Doncaster, Nottingham and Leeds closer still.
And don’t forget to explore the local market towns at Bawtry and Retford.
There are some easy walks around our local villages documented in this series of trail leaflets and doorstep walks. If you prefer more demanding walks then the Longshaw Estate (National Trust) in the Peak District National Park is about 21 miles from Throapham and is a good place to being exploring this wonderful countryside.
Yorkshire – When are you coming?
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The Crucible in Sheffield opens its doors for the 32nd annual World Snooker Championship on 18th April 2009 to 4th May 2009. Book your accommodation early to avoid disappointment. For event details and to book tickets please go to the Crucible Theatre website.
The Inland Waterways Association’s National Campaign Festival is coming to Kiveton Park on the Chesterfield Canal over the Spring Bank Holiday Weekend. The event begins on Friday 23rd May and ends on Monday 25th May.
If you are planning to visit Hodsock Priory during February to see the snowdrops, then why not stay overnight at Throapham House.
A free public lecture for young people and families during National Science and Engineering Week.
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