Escape to Sheffield! Enjoy its theatre, entertainment and museums.

Picturesque gardens and nature trails complement Sheffield’s cultural and historic hubs. It has been at the forefront of industrial progress for many centuries, spreading its cultural wings across the vast undulating hills of Yorkshire. Visit galleries and museums for a sense of local culture. Spot locations from The Full Monty, the 1997 film in which Sheffield’s culture is satirized.

Walk the Rivelin Valley Nature Trail to encounter old dams that sparked the city’s industrial revolution. Wander past old flour mills, lime trees and the trail’s namesake park and playground. Weirs, stones and bridges enable crossings of the scenic river.

Learn about the use of the fast-flowing water in the industrial revolution at the Kelham Island Museum. Visit the Millennium Gallery for writer John Ruskin’s collection of metal works telling the story of the Steel City. Relics from British and European history are on display at the Graves Art Gallery, which uses iPods for tours. Peruse the art spanning four centuries in the galleries.

Appreciate parks and gardens that add a green layer to this city. Pick your favorite specimen from the Sheffield Botanical Gardens, which has a bear pit, rose garden and fountain. Nearby is Endcliffe Park, a leafy oasis with waterfalls, streams and a forest.

Arrive in the central plaza of Peace Gardens and gaze up at the majestic Sheffield Town Hall. Visit the Crucible Theatre for a game of popular British sport snooker. The city has two soccer teams you can watch at the arenas of Bramall Lane and Hillsborough Stadium, where a tragedy involving the death of 96 fans took placed in 1989.

Fly to any of the airports in Manchester, Leeds and Nottingham and drive to Sheffield in around 1 hour. The city is 55 miles (90 kilometers) southwest of the historic settlement of York in the borough of South Yorkshire. Use the tram or bus to get around the vibrant commune, which is in the central region of England. In this region, July is the hottest and driest month, while winters are fairly wet and cold.

Sheffield is a beacon of culture and production with a picturesque countryside.

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Sports, Friendly People and Theatres

Top hotels in Sheffield

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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easyHotel Sheffield
3 out of 5
£21
per night
20 Oct-21 Oct
3.9/5Good! (498 reviews)

"We stayed in Sheffield; very central, clean and accessible where staff are friendly and efficient."…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2019

easyHotel Sheffield
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Jurys Inn Sheffield
3.5 out of 5
119 Eyre Street, Sheffield, England
£53
per night
29 Sep-30 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (1,615 reviews)

"Great central location and nice rooms which appeared to have been been newly renovated. Staff also really friendly. Would highly recommend!"…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2019

Jurys Inn Sheffield
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Novotel Sheffield Centre
4 out of 5
£53
per night
10 Oct-11 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (1,217 reviews)

"Very close to railway station, restaurants and shops. Nice little swimmingpool"…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2019

Novotel Sheffield Centre

Popular things to do in Sheffield

Sheffield Town Hall
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Sheffield Town Hall

4.5/5 (48 Ratings)

Capture photos of the elegant façade and peruse the intriguing trinkets and treasures in this structure overlooking the Peace Gardens.

Peace Gardens
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Peace Gardens

4.5/5 (69 Ratings)

Take a moment to relax or check out stunning water features and statues in this tranquil park fronting the splendid Sheffield Town Hall.

Millennium Gallery
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Millennium Gallery

4.5/5 (17 Ratings)

Find out about Sheffield’s growth over the centuries with this museum’s insight into the city’s metalworking renown and the art collection of a celebrated writer.

Top activities in Sheffield

Multi-Venue, Bar & Nightclub VIP Party Pass in Sheffield
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Multi-Venue, Bar & Nightclub VIP Party Pass in Sheffield

£10

Our popular VIP Party Passes offer a great variety of weekend nightlife entries. We have been booking groups small and large onto the guestlists all over the UK for a decade. We have designed our Nightlife Deals get you VIP entry into selected, popular clubs and bars.

One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Sheffield, UK
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One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Sheffield, UK

£2

Can you survive the zombie apocalypse… Zombie Scavengers leads you into the city to collect supplies to survive during this interactive scavenger game. With the whole world in chaos and zombies outnumbering the living 10 to 1, small colonies of the living are doing all they can to survive.

York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
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York Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

£7

Discover the beautiful city of York on a thoroughly enjoyable hop-on hop-off bus tour. With unlimited access to the route for 24 hours, hop on and off as much as you please, exploring this walled city at your own pace.

The Manchester City Stadium Tour
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The Manchester City Stadium Tour

£25

The new Manchester City Stadium Tour is the most immersive tour experience in Premier League football. Using the latest technology, dreams come true as you and your loved ones sit and interact with Pep Guardiola in the press room.

Sightseeing Manchester - hop on, hop-off bus tour
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Sightseeing Manchester - hop on, hop-off bus tour

£12

Explore the birthplace of the industrial revolution aboard the hop-on and hop-off sightseeing bus in Manchester and learn more about the city's contribution to science, politics, music, arts and sport.

Hard Rock Cafe Dining with Priority Seating
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Hard Rock Cafe Dining with Priority Seating

£19

Get your priority seating and move straight to the front of the line at the Hard Rock Cafe Manchester. Opened in 2000, this hot spot is the largest Hard Rock Cafe in the United Kingdom, with a capacity for 450 people.