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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.

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Weekend Away?

Last year Sheffield was listed as the 2nd best City Break destination in Europe by TimeOut and more recently was named the UK Foodie Capital in a report by Accor.

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?

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Where to start?

Europe's largest purpose built food hall!

Now open in Sheffield! Come take a look around Cambridge Street Collective, a vast new food hall with over 20 different vendors offering culinary delights from a round the globe. 

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Sheffield's Big Events and Festivals 2024

2024 promises another huge line-up of exciting events and festivals happening across Sheffield.

From large music festivals and international sporting events to food and drink celebrations, outdoor markets and lots of family fun, see what's happening throughout the year. 

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Look Up!

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... 

 

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Hand with mobile phone held up in front of The Diamond Building, Sheffield, showing  Look Up AR art

Europe's largest purpose-built food hall, Cambridge Street Collective opens in Sheffield

The newest chapter in Sheffield’s story as a thriving food destination – this venue is way more than just another food hall, complete with dedicated BBQ, sushi and counter-top dining spaces, four vibrant bars, AR Darts, children's play area and outdoor rooftop terraces, while also incorporating a cookery school and community kitchen.

Huge new water wildlife mural completed in Sheffield

Sheffield street artist Peachzz has completed a new large-scale wildlife mural on the side of  the Cubo building, overlooking Pound’s Park in Sheffield City Centre.

Kelham Island rated as one of Britain's coolest neighbourhoods (again!)

Consistently cool! Sheffield's Kelham Island district has been in the press once again, having been named amongst the coolest neighborhoods in Britain according to The Telegraph.

Sheffield crowned UK Foodie Capital

Sheffield has been named as the UK Food Capital of the UK, according to a report by hospitality provider, Accor, as they reviewed the very best locations to indulge your taste buds and identified the best spots for different cuisines.

Game On with these great bars in Sheffield

If you're looking for a fun night out with friends, Sheffield has a great variety of activity bars to keep you thoroughly entertained. From seriously crazy indoor golf, to shuffle board, bowling and board games- you will definitely not be bored! 

Sheffield retains ‘real ale capital of the world’ title

Sheffield and the wider South Yorkshire region is now home to 58 breweries, more per head of population than anywhere else in the country, producing around 1,800 different beers every year.

Nether Edge named one of the best places to live in the UK

National newspaper, The Sunday Times, once again released their annual guide of the best places to live in the UK and Sheffield's Nether Edge was listed as one of only eight Northern residential areas to make their 2024 list.

Sheffield’s best brunch spots

If brunch is your favourite meal of the day, these places won’t disappoint! From a classic full English fry-up to stacks of pancakes and avocado on toast, or maybe even just a really good cup coffee...

Two people walking in the hills above Sheffield. In the distance you can see rows of houses and the city skyline.
The exterior of the Kelham Island Tavern public house in Sheffield, painted in white green and gold.

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