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A Guide to Rothwell

17 June 2019

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Part of the historic Rhubarb Triangle Rothwell is situated between Wakefield and Leeds. The market town has become a popular spot with families, young professionals and everyone in between. The community feel in Rothwell is something to be admired, whilst the easy transport links and range of convenient amenities are drawing people to the area.

Amenities and Things To Do

After undergoing redevelopment in 2007, Rothwell town centre has an array of independent boutique shops alongside some major high street brands.  If you’re looking for something to eat, you won’t be short of cafes and restaurants in Rothwell, including the ever-popular no37 café and tea rooms and Italian Market Kitchen.  

Rothwell is in a prime position to access outdoor space and venture into the countryside. Rothwell Country Park is a peaceful spot for all the family to enjoy. Choose between the pond or sculpture trails or go look out for one of the many species of birds nesting in the area. With free entry for all whether you fancy a picnic or a peaceful dog walk, Rothwell Country park is a great addition to the town.

Another outdoor space to enjoy is Springhead Park with tennis courts; playground, bowling green and a skate park there is something for everyone.

For all the fitness fanatics, Rothwell has its own sports centre with a 25m pool, modern gym and indoor sports courts for the community to enjoy.

Transport

Situated just 6 miles out of Leeds city Centre, Rothwell is an ideal spot for the commuter, with easy access to motorway links and regular bus routes connecting Rothwell to nearby towns, including Seacroft and Headingley.  Woodlesford train station is Rothwell closest station offering links to Leeds, Knottingley and Sheffield.

Properties

In terms of property, statistically the majority of sales in Rothwell are semi-detached properties, whilst a range of detached terraced and flats are also popular. The average selling price for a semi-detached property over the past year stands at £178,755, whilst terraced properties achieved £161,751 and detached £293,092, giving an area average of £192,713, slightly lower than neighbouring Woodlesford.

Take a look here to see properties currently on the market in Rothwell.

Schools in Rothwell

Many families are drawn to Rothwell for its array of schools. There are 5 local primary schools in the area and 2 large high schools both of which have sixth form colleges.

Primary schools

Rothwell church of England Primary Academy
Rothwell Primary School
Rothwell Haigh Road Infant School
Rothwell Victoria Junior School
Rothwell St. Marys Catholic School  

Secondary schools

Royds School
The Rodillian Academy

If you would like information on school catchment areas, Ofsted reports and parents reviews please visit our school ‘Which School, Which Catchment?’ page.

If you are looking for easy access to the city centre, convenience of local independent shops and an array of good schools, Rothwell is the place for you. Take a more in-depth look with our Area Guide Video.

  

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