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Things to do in Rothwell, West Yorkshire

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Rothwell is a small, friendly town located around 6 miles from Leeds City Centre, it is an ideal base for commuters and tourists alike.

Rothwell has many good facilities. With a population of around 22,000 and a shopping area serving just under 40,000, Rothwell has developed into a place with no shortage of things to see and do.

Springhead Park, a 2 minute walk from the shops, has numerous fields and playgrounds as well as tennis courts, bowling greens and a skate park, suiting all types of people.

Rothwell's shops and nightlife are situated around the town centre. Commercial Street, Marsh Street and Jail Yard feature numerous high street stores, as well as many independent retailers. It must be said there is a great mix of shops in the town, from bakery's to beauty salons and electronics shops to bookmakers. There are numerous pubs, restaurants and bars as well as a large working men's club and Blackburn Hall, hosting numerous groups and events throughout the year.

There is a wide choice of accommodation in and around Rothwell.

Rothwell has its own sports centre with a 25m pool, large modern gym and an array of indoor sports courts and halls, complemented by a cafe.

For every need you could possibly have head to Leeds City Centre, only a 15-minute journey by frequent bus services from Rothwell. Here you will find the top restaurants, stores, cinemas and all other leisure activities.

In short, come to Rothwell if you are a visitor seeking a great base for exploring Leeds and the county of West Yorkshire, but don't want to surrender comfort or facilities. With great transport links, major roads passing round the town and dedicated facilities, Rothwell should definitely be considered for anyone visiting the area.

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