Tickhill sits 20 minutes south of Doncaster, surrounded by rolling Yorkshire countryside. If you time your visit, you can explore Tickhill Castle, open to the public just one day per year in the summertime, and home to a fascinating history dating back to the Norman conquest. Tickhill proper contains a clutch of welcoming local restaurants, from Indian to Italian, as well as traditional and atmospheric pubs.
Tour Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Only 40 minutes drive from Tickhill, Yorkshire Sculpture Park is one of the largest open-air museums in Europe. Visitors can find important works by famous artists like Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore, but equally nature lovers can just enjoy a stroll in lush parkland surrounding the historic Bretton Hall. After you've explored, head to the on-site shop to browse prints, homeware and gifts. To the south-west, kids will love the delightful Kirklees Light Railway, where you can enjoy a scenic ride through the foothills of the Pennines
Head 35 minutes south-west of Tickhill by car to explore South Yorkshire's largest city. Sheffield has a vibrant music scene, with venues like Plug and Leadmill leading the way with eclectic live performance programmes. Famous as the steelmaking centre for much of its history, Sheffield industrial heritage is charted at the excellent Kelham Island Museum, just north of the city centre.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near Tickhill? Travelodge Blythe A1 (M) Hotel is close by, or Travelodge Doncaster Lakeside Hotel is a short drive north.