In the 1900s Sheffield was famed for its industry, and it remains a city of innovation to this day. However, the smoking chimney stacks are no more - instead you'll find a green, modern cityscape set against the stunning backdrop of the Peak District National Park.
With an amazing array of independent eateries and microbreweries, renowned live music, great outdoors, award-winning theatre, colourful street art, fascinating exhibitions and vibrant festivals throughout the year, there’s always something to keep you entertained.
So it's certainly not grim up north and you won't find a dull moment in Sheffield!
Don't know where to start? Here's 10 of the best, for a whistle-stop tour of Sheffield's must-see attractions.
This is the highlight reel of the summer season in 2021, which shows just how much goes on in Sheffield (and of course, how sunny it always is). See you for Summer in the Outdoor City 2022...
We've put together 11 recommendations for somewhere to have a drink, some great food, and stay for the night. So wherever you decide to explore and whatever you end up doing, the first night is sorted.