Abbeydale Sports Centre is about 0.3 miles from the station on the opposite side of Abbeydale Road South towards Totley. It has some excellent facilities and Yorkshire CCC used to play some of there county games on the cricket pitch.
A range of sports facilities are available including cricket, rugby, archery, racket ball, table tennis, bowls, badminton, squash, hockey and a gym.
Abbeydale Tennis club is next to the sports centre.
There are several Golf clubs in the area, these include:-
Sheffield Round Walk is a 14 mile circular walk which passes the station and goes through many of the parks and woods in the south and west of Sheffield. Near to the station the walk passes through:-
- Ecclesall Woods
- Ladies Spring Wood (also known as Totley Wood
Ecclesall Woods is a large 350 acre wood with 15 kilometres of paths and bridleways, for walking and riding through the woods. It is owned and managed by Sheffield City Council and has a shop, cafe and Discovery Centre. One of the many entrances is across the road from the end of the station Park and Ride. For more information on the Woods visit the City Council page or the Woodland Discovery Centre for information of the centre and a map of the woods.
Friends of Ecclesall Woods have a website which describe the facilities and activities which are available within the Woods.
Ladies Spring Wood is a 38 acre woodland. The Beauchief Environmental Group list some of the things to do within the woods.