Family fun across South Yorkshire and Derbyshire...

With lots of fun activities to explore with the family across South Yorkshire and Derbyshire, and a bus to get you right there - you can rely on First Bus to get you there.

Download our First Bus app for live tracking and ticket buying!


Take advantage of our £11 group travel discount, find out more here >> Group Travel | First Bus


Sheffield is a city with lots on offer for families, from beautiful parks, museums and activity centres! Go and explore them all with First Bus...

Millennium Galleries 

Located in the city centre, and accessible via all our city centre services is a brilliant art gallery showing some great exhibitions. 

More information: Millennium Gallery - Sheffield Museums Trust

Address: Arundel Gate, Sheffield, S1 2PP

Botanical Gardens

A beautiful haven to explore or have a picnic in the sunshine. Accessible via 81/82

More information: Sheffield Botanical Gardens Trust (

Address: Clarkehouse Road, Broomhall, Sheffield, S10 2LN

Gulliver's Valley Resort, Rother Valley

Explore thrilling rides, activities and more for all the family at Gulliver's valley. There's a great selection of theme park rides and entertainment. They even have short stay packages if you fancy a little break away. Accessible via X5

More information: Gulliver's Valley Resort | Yorkshire's Newest Theme Park | Rotherham (

Address: Mansfield Road, Sheffield, S26 5QW

The National Videogame Museum

Located in the city centre on Angel Street, the museum explores some brilliant retro games. Accessible via all city centre services. Keep a look out as they host special days during the school holidays, and also sensory days too.

More information: National Videogame Museum, Sheffield. The UK's centre for videogames.National Videogame Museum - (

Address: Castle House, Angel Street, Sheffield, S3 8LN

Ponds Forge

Take a splash at Ponds forge, home to an Olympic sized pool with diving boards, water slides, and waves! Located in the city centre accessible via all city centre services.

More information: Ponds Forge | Gym, Swimming Pool, Sports Hall & Lessons (

Address: Sheaf Street, Sheffield, S1 2BP

Heeley City Farm

Heeley City Farm is a lovely little farm home to some cute farmyard animals available to view and pet. There's also a popular vegan/vegetarian cafe on site serving drinks and food. Accessible via 11, 18/18a

More information: Home | Heeley City Farm | England (

Address: Richards Road, Sheffield, S2 3DT

Clifton Park and Museum

Clifton park has it all, there's a selection of small fairground rides, a large park, and plenty of picnic areas. There's even a museum next door to explore. Accessible via 115/116.

More information: Homepage – Clifton Park and Museum

Address: Clifton Lane, Rotherham, S65 2AA

Magna Science Adventure Centre

Explore over 100 exhibits on air, earth, fire and water. Magna is a former Steelworks and you can watch the Big Melt experience to see what it was like in these days. There's also a great outdoor play area with a water playground in the summer. Accessible via X3.

More information: Magna Science | Magna Science Adventure Centre (

Address: Magna Way, Templebrough, Rotherham, S60 1FD.

Millhouses Park

A beautiful park with a boating lake and lots of sporting facilities, playground area and cafe. Accessible via 81/82.

More information: Millhouses Park | Sheffield City Council

Address: Abbeydale Road, Sheffield, S17 3LA

Jump Inc, Meadowhall

Jump Inc is a great option for a fun family day out! It's a brilliant indoor trampoline park. Accessible via all of our Meadowhall bound services.

More information: Indoor Trampoline Park Sheffield | Ninja Obstacle Course Sheffield (

Address: 3-4 Meadowhall, Vulcan Road, Sheffield, S9 1EW

Lyceum Theatre

Located in the city centre, the Lyceum hosts several pantomimes and plays for everyone, accessible via all city centre services.

More information: Lyceum | Sheffield Theatres

Address: 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield, S1 1DA

Valley Centertainment

A one stop place for everything you need in one place. There's a cinema, bowling, laser quest, indoor playing area and lots of lovely places to eat. Accessible via 18/18a or X3.

More information: Bowling, LazerQuest, Cinema & Dining- Valley… | Valley Centertainment (

Address: Broughton Lane, Sheffield, S9 2EP

Bishops' House

Bishops' House is a museum and Sheffield's best preserved timber house, which was once a yeoman's farm. Accessible via 18/18a

More information: Bishops' House – Sheffield's hidden Tudor gem (

Address: Norton Lees Lane, Sheffield, S8 9BE

Graves Park

Graves Park is a lovely park with playgrounds, sports facilities, an animal farm and cafe. A lovely park for a picnic or a nice stroll. Accessible via 18/18 and 20

More information: Graves Park, Sheffield (

Address: Graves Park, Hemsworth Road, Sheffield, S8 8LL

Peace Gardens

The Peace Gardens are located in the city centre, and is a lovely place to sit and relax, with beautiful water features and fountains. Accessible via all city centre services.

More information: The Peace Gardens | Sheffield City Council

Address: Pinstone Street, Sheffield, S1 2HH

Winter Garden

Located in the city centre, the winter gardens are a great place to explore during a rainy day, it's a beautiful indoor haven of tropical plants, and is free to enter. Accessible via all city centre services.

More information: Visiting the Winter Garden | Sheffield City Council

Address: Surrey Street, Sheffield, S1 2LH


Doncaster, now a city is a great place to explore and has lots to offer for families

Conisbrough Castle

Explore the medieval fortification and take in some history of Doncaster. Accessible via X3

More information: Conisbrough Castle | English Heritage (

Address: Castle Hill, Conisbrough, Doncaster, DN12 3BU



Cast is a performing arts theatre and has some fantastic shows to see, located in the city centre and accessible via all city services.

More information:

Address: Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU

Flip out

Flip out is a trampoline park located in Frenchgate shopping centre, and is accessible via all our services, just hop off at Frenchgate interchange.

More information: Doncaster's Best Indoor Trampoline & Adventure Park! (

Address: St Sepulchre Gate, Doncaster, DN1 1SW

Doncaster Dome

Doncaster Dome is a brilliant place for a fun day out, there's ice skating, swimming, and 50 more activities to explore under one roof. Accessible via 356, 357/357a, 358 and 359. 

More information: The Dome | Doncaster Culture & Leisure Trust (

Address: Doncaster Lakeside, Bawtry Road, Doncaster, DN4 7PD

Sandall Park

Sandall Park is a lovely place to explore with a beautiful lake, football pitches, picnic areas, playground and a cafe. Accessible via 384/384a, 387/387a and 388.

More information: Sandall Park, Wheatley - City of Doncaster Council

Address: Sandall Park, Doncaster, DN2 5DZ


With the peaks, lovely village pubs and great places to go for a nice walk or picnic - Derbyshire is a great place to visit!

Peak Cavern

Explore the largest natural cave entrance in Castleton accessible via our 272 service. They even host cinema nights inside the cave!

More information: Peak Cavern – The Devil's Arse!

Address: Peak Cavern Road, Hope Valley, S33 8WS.


Castleton is a beautiful place to visit and is home to lovely scenery, walks and quaint village shops and pubs. Accessible via our 272 service.

Hope and Bamford

These are great places for a nice family walk around the peaks, accessible via our 272 service.

Crooked Spire Church

The crooked spire is a huge attraction in Chesterfield, and is an Anglian church known for it's rather crooked spire! Accessible via our 80 service.

More information: Crooked Spire Church - Church in Chesterfield, Chesterfield - Visit Chesterfield

Address: Church Way, Chesterfield, S40 1XJ

Download our FREE First Bus App

Have everything you need to travel at your fingertips:

  • Plan your journey
  • Buy your tickets on the app
  • Track the bus to your stop