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City break in Sheffield. Active leisure ideas for Sheffield - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Crucible Theatre Sheffield features a huge number of beautiful parks and gardens that are ideal for hiking and sports. Sheffield Winter Garden remains one of the most popular tourist destinations; it is nicely decorated and points out because of an abundance of exotic plants brought from different parts of the world. Another beautiful collection can be found at the Botanical Garden; you can see beautiful floral arrangements, interesting sculptures and fountains that make the garden awesome.
Once it was the large-scale industrial city. Today Sheffield is an attractive tourist and cultural center. The city has everything you need for an exciting holiday, including an abundance of … Open
Those wishing to leave the city and experience the unique atmosphere of rural life have to look at the Graves farm; it is a single complex with a beautiful park. Farm is located right in the city, which makes the atmosphere even more unusual. Among other pleasant places for walking, Endcliffe Forge Dam is worth mentioning. There is a huge choice of leisure activities for fans of sports activities. There are lots of interesting hiking trails in the city; there are modern sports facilities and stadiums too.
Among many golf centers vacationers point out Beauchief and Moor View; among sports centers, King Edward's with its huge swimming pool is noteworthy. A choice of cinemas, entertainment centers and casinos in Sheffield is just huge. Penistone Paramount Cinema remains the most visited cinema in the city; fans of gambling enjoy the Mecca Bingo casino. Bowling fans will like to rest in the Hollywood Bowl. A huge variety of entertainment options for the whole family is available for visitors of Laserzone. Copyright
1. Standard tip is 10 to 15%; it would be appropriate to leave cash reward in the restaurant and taxi. About 10-20 pounds per week are left for a maid, depending of the hotel. In some … Open
Sheffield differs with modern shopping complexes; Meadowhall is the biggest among them. A lot of interesting souvenirs and antiques can be bought at Sheffield Antiques Emporium and Penistone Open Market. Those who can’t relax without nightlife are recommended to visit The Three Tuns club. It features a luxurious bar and never ceases to amaze its guests with interesting thematic programs. The popular bar The Old Queen's Head is situated in an amazing historical building. Fans of relaxation in calm atmosphere would enjoy the Dada bar.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Sheffield and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Sheffield
♥   Regional Park 'Stones Country' , 117.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Sheffield
♥   Amusement park 'Gulliver’s Kingdom' , 29.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Diggerland' , 38.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Sundown Adventure Land' , 44.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Alton Towers Resort' , 51.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Gulliver’s World' , 76.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Sheffield
♥   Water park 'Calypso Cove at the Barnsley Metrodome' Barnsley, South Yorkshire, 19.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Alton Towers Waterpark' Staffordshire, 51.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Water World' Stoke-on-Trent, 62.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Scarborough Alpamare Water Park' Scarborough, North Yorkshire, 123.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Sheffield
♥   Restaurant 'Old Vicarage' Sheffield. Type - Modern cuisine. 7.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Inn at Troway' Eckington. Type - Traditional British. 8.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Devonshire Arms' Eckington. Type - Traditional British. 10.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'George’s' Hathersage. Type - Traditional British. 13.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Cocina' Chesterfield. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. 14.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Sheffield from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Church Of St Mary And All Saints

From the series “Falling towers and buildings”
The church's spire was built much later than the building itself. It was built in the second half of the 14th century. The spire has a very unusual twisted shape. The years of construction of the spire coincided with the plague that struck the city. According to one version, all experienced master builders died during this epidemic. Ordinary handymen had to complete their work. This resulted in a significant curvature of the spire. There is another version of its unusual shape. It is associated with the presence of lead in the coating of the spire. This metal gets very hot in the sun. This could have caused the tower to twist over time. … Read further

Calke Abbey

From the series “The Most Elegant Buildings of Baroque Architecture”
Some rooms were left in the way that they were during at the Harpur family times. Today the old Abbey is a large architecture and park complex, visitors can walk in a great landscape park. The spacious area has also placed a small farm, that’s why the place is quite good for families. … Read further
Car rental on Rentals in Sheffield

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Guide to your best city break in Sheffield - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Sheffield - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Sheffield?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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