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Places of Interest

Places of interest in and around Sheffield

Sheffield is a city with a character all of its own. It has a well-deserved reputation for friendliness and hospitality - and a lively range of things to do. For Sheffield Central map, click here.


Sheffield has an exciting entertainment and festivals programme. You can see big names perform at the Hallam FM Arena or Don Valley Stadium. There is also the famous Crucible Theatre and beautifully restored Lyceum Theatre and City Hall.


If you enjoy shopping, you'll enjoy Meadow hall shopping centre with over 270 shops. In the city centre Orchard Square has a charming courtyard and the pedestrianised shopping areas offer all the high street names. Nearby the Devonshire Quarter offers vibrant boutique shopping.

City of Sport

The city boasts excellent facilities including Ponds Forge International Sports Centre (swimming and diving), Ice Sheffield (world-class ice skating arena) and Sheffield Ski Village (Europe's largest artificial ski resort). There's also the prestigious English Institute of Sport.

Peak District National Park

Sheffield is England's greenest city, surrounded by beautiful woodland with over 50 parks. Over a third of its area lies within the beautiful scenery of the Peak District National Park, making it an ideal base for outdoor pursuits, as well as for exploring stately homes and historic houses like Chatsworth and Haddon Hall.

Other places to visit in and around Sheffield:
Kelham Island Museum
Winter Gardens
Sheffield Botanical Gardens
Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre
Hallam FM Arena

For more information:

Eating out:

Sheffield city council guide: Click here
Online guide to Sheffield restaurants : www.sheffschefs.co.uk