Sheffield

Travel Guide
Sheffield Town Hall featuring heritage architecture and street scenes

Discover the fascinating history of the Steel City and see how it has become a leafy haven where trees far outnumber people.

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.

easyHotel Sheffield
easyHotel Sheffield
3 out of 5
The price is RM169 per night from 26 Sep to 26 Sep
Located in Sheffield City Centre, this hotel is steps away from Mecca Bingo and Ponds Forge International Sports Centre. Sheffield Hallam University and Sheffield ...
3.8/5Good! (822 reviews)
"Basic but ok for a night or two"

Reviewed on 9 Sep 2021

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Jurys Inn Sheffield
Jurys Inn Sheffield
3.5 out of 5
119 Eyre Street, Sheffield, England
The price is RM326 per night from 21 Oct to 21 Oct
Located in Sheffield City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Genting Club Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University, and Crucible Theatre. ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (953 reviews)
"The rubbish was not removed during our stay (3 nights), the breakfast could be better."

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2021

Jurys Inn Sheffield
Mercure Sheffield St Paul's Hotel & Spa
Mercure Sheffield St Paul's Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
The price is RM387 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
Located in Sheffield City Centre, this spa hotel is steps away from Sheffield Winter Garden, Millennium Gallery and Peace Gardens. Sheffield Town Hall and Ponds ...
4.4/5Excellent! (963 reviews)
"Staff were very friendly. Room was large, clean, comfortable Breakfast was extensive"

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2021

Mercure Sheffield St Paul's Hotel & Spa
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Houseboat Hotels
Houseboat Hotels
3 out of 5
Victoria Quays, Sheffield, England
The price is RM534 per night from 10 Oct to 10 Oct
Situated in Sheffield, this houseboat is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mecca Bingo, Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, and Sheffield City Hall. O2 Academy and ...
4.6/5Exceptional! (45 reviews)
"Fantastic stay! Couldn’t ask for more :). Great host, very accommodating! Great communication. Have recommended to lots of people!"

Reviewed on 1 Jul 2021

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Great Central Apartments by Opulent
Great Central Apartments by Opulent
4 out of 5
Situated in Sheffield, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Kelham Island Museum and Ponds Forge International Sports Centre. Sheffield Hallam ...
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
"Clean with good amenities and a very good shower. Key pick-up very inconvenient; from a newsagents 20 mins walk away. Not recommended if without a car and with luggage."

Reviewed on 22 Sep 2021

Great Central Apartments by Opulent
Kelham Gate Luxe Apartments
Kelham Gate Luxe Apartments
4 out of 5
Located in the heart of Sheffield, this apartment building is within 1 mile (2 km) of Kelham Island Museum, University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University. ...
4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)
"Furniture a bit tired, noisy because of the road. In general good and I would stay there again"

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2021

Kelham Gate Luxe Apartments
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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