England’s fourth largest city is a great place to visit, with a huge variety of things to enjoy. It is one of the greenest cities in Europe, with stunning countryside on its doorstep and more than 200 woodlands, parks or gardens within its limits. It has many internationally renowned stately homes within easy reach from the centre such as Chatsworth and Hardwick Hall. With the Peak District only a short drive out of the city, a national park that attracts many visitors to the area. A short, direct journey on Sheffield’s Supertram will take you straight to the famous Meadowhall shopping centre. Sheffield is a perfect place for visitors to enjoy the best of both worlds. Sheffield city centre has an excellent selection of shops, ranging from well known department stores, to designer shops and boutiques.
Sheffield also has great sport and leisure facilities, award-winning museums and galleries, excellent shopping and an established reputation for its exciting nightlife, within the Devonshire Quarter’s bars, clubs and restaurants. But throughout the city there are restaurants serving fantastic food from around the world and Ecclesall Road houses some of the city’s finest restaurants and bars and is the perfect place to enjoy the local atmosphere.
Sheffield has the largest theatre complex outside London including the world famous Crucible Theatre, the Studio and Lyceum, which host original productions, West End shows and music concerts. Finally the glamorous City Hall is Yorkshire’s premier concert venue, which has recently undergone a twelve million pound refurbishment, restoring it to its former glory. With Sheffield’s rich cultural heritage, the many art galleries and museums are not to be missed. From the Millennium Galleries to Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, you will find everything you need to experience.
Sheffield has many leisure opportunities including an Olympic size swimming pool, leisure pools with waterslides (Ponds Forge) and many walking and cycling opportunities in the Peak District National Park.