Nature, culture, people, peaks. Sheffield’s a world unto itself – one of unique contrasts, with endless stories to offer. Lose yourself in one of the world’s coolest neighbourhoods and then find yourself on the longest gritstone edge in the country. Go from inner-city paddle boarding to independent shops and enjoy street food among world-class street art.
Experience the music, the comedy, the theatres and drink in this 'Real Ale Capital of the World'. Explore vibrant suburbs scattered across the city's hillsides and wander along fascinating riverside trails. Sheffield is home to all the best adventures.
Sheffield is the 2nd best City Break destination in Europe for 2023, according to TimeOut, and the Observer Food Monthly says we are this year's UK foodie hotspot.
That means amazing food, theatre, street art, gigs, bars, clubs and festivals can all be enjoyed, while you also hike, climb and ride through the greenest city in the UK - 1/3 of Sheffield is actually inside the Peak District National Park.
Sound like a good way to spend a few days?
Christmas is coming and there’s lots happening in Sheffield to help get you into the festive spirit.
Soak up the seasonal atmosphere at the traditional Christmas Markets in Sheffield City Centre, pick up unique Sheffield-made gifts at a whole host of market events and be sure to take some time to enjoy one of the many seasonal shows and performances on offer...
Whether you're heading here for the day, weekend or longer, there's a lot on offer to make your trip memorable! If you need a helping hand- we also have guides for families, friends, couples, groups and more.
From the chic and repurposed Kelham Island to the ever-developing city centre, get some inspiration on where sounds up your street.
Foodhalls, taprooms, Michelin listed restaurants and coffee shops to die for - all set in a city whose heritage in making and crafting goes back to the 12th century (that means we are pretty passionate).
And it won't cost you as much as *some* other cities either...
Hotels, boutiques, bed and breakfasts, houseboats and converted park-keeper lodges- there's so many great places to stay! Although, you may have so much fun you don't see much of them while you're here.
Whether you're a snooker fan, a festival-goer, an outdoor enthusiast or a literature lover - you'll find you want to come back again and again to the city with the famously friendly welcome.
A DIY ethic and a legendary status in music mean you've got a great selection to choose from - go underground and shabby chic or upmarket sleek and sophisticated.
Look Up is turning the rooftops of some of Sheffield's most iconic buildings into a FREE, augmented reality art gallery.
Fans of Pokemon Go will love this! Simply download the app (available for IOS and Android) and head out to one of four locations in the city centre where you'll find a Look Up portal, Scan the QR code and then wait for the magic to happen.
What will you see? We don't want to ruin the surprise...