Telephone 0114 221 1900
Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet
Telephone 0114 236 7731
Once a producer of agricultural tools and the largest water-powered industrial site on the River Sheaf, the site is now a group of Grade I and Grade II listed buildings and a Scheduled Ancient Monument. See workers’ houses, waterwheels, workshops, tilt hammers, a grinding hull and the last complete crucible steel furnace surviving in the UK.
Shepherd Wheel Workshop
Telephone 0114 272 2106
Set in the picturesque valley of the Porter Brook, Shepherd Wheel is a unique working example of the Sheffield knife grinding industry. Skilled grinders produced fine, sharp cutting edges in dark, damp workshops like this one and it was not until the 1930’s that grinding ceased and the Wheel’s pivotal role in Sheffield’s cutlery industry ended.
Kelham Island Museum
Telephone 0114 272 2106
Situated in one of Sheffield’s oldest industrial districts on a 900 year old man made island, the museum was opened in 1982 to house the objects, pictures and archive material representing Sheffield’s industrial story. Interactive galleries tell the story from light trades and skilled workmanship to mass production and how steelmaking forged both the city of Sheffield and the world.
Telephone 0114 278 2600
Sheffield’s premier destination for art, craft and design showcases some of the city’s unique heritage, including the metalwork which made the Sheffield world famous, alongside contemporary art and design exhibitions.
Telephone 0114 249 6000
Renowned as the venue for the annual World Snooker Championships, the theatre is also the main stage for a vast array of productions from drama and musicals to stand up comedy and children’s productions.
Sheffield Botanical Gardens
The gardens, first opened in 1836, cover more than 19 acres and comprise of 15 different garden areas, featuring collections of plants from all over the world including Mediterranean, Asian, American prairie-style, woodland and rock-and-water plants.
The Moor Market
One of the UK’s best indoor markets and home to over 90 independent traders. It is a haven for food lovers, with butchers, fishmongers, artisan bakeries and specialist food stores selling produce from around the globe. Non-food stalls include haberdashers, arts & crafts and clothing stores.
Sheffield Winter Garden
Telephone 0114 205 3547
The largest urban glasshouse in Europe and one of Sheffield’s most iconic buildings, the Winter Garden houses over 2000 species of plants from all around the world.