Living in South Yorkshire
Retire to a county with a rich heritage to uncover
With some of the most picturesque landscapes in England, South Yorkshire's the perfect place to start a new adventure. Our retirement properties in South Yorkshire let you do just that, allowing your retirement to be as relaxing or as active as you like.
Living in South Yorkshire
From stately homes and ruined castles to curious museums and spectacular galleries, there's plenty of history to explore in South Yorkshire. You can see one of the most complete surviving Victorian houses at Brodsworth Hall and Gardens near Doncaster, visit the preserved remains of a 12th century Cistercian monastery at Roche Abbey, or climb to the top of the ruined Conisbrough Castle for views over the South Yorkshire countryside.
You'll find social and natural history at the Weston Park Museum in Sheffield, industrial heritage at the Kelham Island Museum on the River Don, and more than 70 different aircraft on display at the South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum in Doncaster.
With touring musicals, cutting-edge drama and a calendar full of exciting events and festivals, it's no wonder that so many people are choosing a retirement property in South Yorkshire. You can catch plays, dance performances and World Championship snooker at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, see live music, comedy and local talent at the Cast theatre in Doncaster, or admire a huge range of permanent and temporary collections at the modern Millennium Gallery.
When you feel like treating yourself, you'll find nearly 300 different stores at the massive Meadowhall Shopping Centre in Sheffield, nearly 50 leading brands at the Lakeside Village Outlet Centre near Doncaster, and all sorts of curious craft items and locally produced goods in the connected villages and towns dotted around the county.
Whether you're looking for stately gardens or fascinating wildlife, you'll find all sorts of natural wonders in South Yorkshire. You can see 5,000 species of plant life at the Sheffield Botanical Gardens, explore 22 acres of woodland, grassland and open water at Ulley Country Park, or you can spend years trying to experience every corner of the 500-square-mile Peak District National Park.
You'll find over 150 different species of birds, mammals and plants at Thrybergh Country Park, meerkats, lemurs and birds of prey at the Tropical Butterfly House in Sheffield, and more than 300 different animals at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park near Doncaster.
Whether you're looking for scenic strolls or challenging cycling routes, there are all sorts of ways to keep up an active retirement in South Yorkshire. You can learn to ride horses and ponies at the Grenoside Equestrian Centre, hike and climb towards magnificent views in the Peak District, or keep up your game at nearly 40 different golf courses around the area.
If you like the sound of vast landscapes, busy cities and a network of charming towns and villages, take a look at some of our high-quality retirement properties in South Yorkshire.
Retirement Homes in South Yorkshire
A Full Range of Lifestyle Options
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