Sheffield Vacation Packages
Sheffield, in South Yorkshire, is a city of roughly 450,000 people.
Sheffield is located approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) east of Manchester and 140 miles (225 kilometers) northwest of the national capital London.
No visit to the city is complete without a trip to the Site Gallery or the Ruskin Gallery. Stroll around the exhibits and enjoy the quiet atmosphere or find a guide to better understand the artistic displays.
Some of the most popular historical sites of the area are the places of worship that have stood faithfully here for generations. The Sheffield Cathedral and the Beauchief Abbey are two of Sheffield’s most popular examples. Take the time to enjoy the solemn atmosphere of these remarkable places.
In addition to urban parks, Sheffield also has several larger nature preserves with beautiful scenery and interesting flora and fauna. Take a long walk in Rivelin Valley Nature Trail and appreciate getting back to nature and away from the paved streets.
Clever kids and their parents should see the Magna Science Adventure Centre, an educational science and technology center. Examine the samples of special events and amazing technology on display as you wander the center’s hallways.
Treat the children to a visit to Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife and Falconry Centre, the premier zoo in the area. As you walk the trails, admire the lovingly created landscapes and enclosures which add to the atmosphere of the zoo.
Sheffield is one of those special destinations that becomes a richer experience for savvy travellers who dig a little deeper. Before your vacation ends in this fascinating holiday destination, why not stop by The Winter Gardens, the Sheffield Manor, the Arts Tower and the Wincobank.