Are you planning a trip to Sheffield and wondering where to visit? Sheffield, also known as Steel City, is not only famous for its international reputation for steel production in the 19th century but also for a thriving sports and music scene.
Sheffield United is the world’s oldest surviving independent open football club, founded in 1857, and in the city, you’ll also find another football club, Sheffield Wednesday. Music legends such as Arctic Monkeys, Pulp and Def Leppard are all from Sheffield, and the city has the famous Tramlines festival.
So, where can you visit in Sheffield to get the most out of your time in the city?
If you’re looking for free and fun activities in Sheffield, the Sheffield Botanical Gardens is a great place to start.
Whether alone, with family or friends, there’s something for everyone at Sheffield Botanical Gardens, which has several winding paths and takes you through 18 different garden areas, all with different themes. You’ll also find various events, such as talks, lectures and tours in the Gardens.
Tropical Butterfly House
Animal lovers should check out the Tropical Butterfly House, which has an array of beautiful butterflies, fish, birds of prey, parrots, squirrels, lemurs, reptiles, insects and much more!
The Tropical Butterfly House also has exciting animal experiences, awesome playparks and family fun events.
Coming to Sheffield with toddlers? You’ll even find a beautiful butterfly conservation house with plenty of things for toddlers to enjoy and explore (under 2s go free, but you will need to purchase an adult ticket).
And when all the adventuring and exploring tires you out, Lottie’s Coffee Lounge is the perfect place to kick back and relax.
Manahatta Bottomless Brunch
If you’re leaving the kids behind and enjoying a day to yourself, why not head to Manahatta Bottomless Brunch in Sheffield?
With a wide selection of delicious brunch and moreish bottomless drinks, this NYC-inspired brunch spot is a must for anyone visiting Sheffield. You can choose Bottomless Brunch (which costs £30.95) or Bottomless Party (which costs £34.95).
Sheffield Art Galleries
Sheffield is home to many incredible art galleries if you’re looking for a touch of class and culture. Some of our favourites include:
Site Gallery Sheffield
Site Gallery Sheffield specialises in moving image, new media and performance. As Sheffield’s international contemporary art space, Site Gallery Sheffield offers a busy events programme, including exhibitions, talks and events from local, regional and international collaborators.
With permanent collections and temporary exhibitions across eight galleries, Graves Gallery is the place for avid visual art enthusiasts. Some of the gallery’s current collection displays introduce approaches to colour and form, identity, portraiture and the human figure and more.
Bringing the best of art and design to Sheffield, the Millennium Gallery is a must for aspiring artists. The locals consider the Millennium Gallery as the cultural gateway of Sheffield, thanks to the major exhibitions by renowned local and international artists.
Where will your trip to Sheffield take you?
It’s safe to say there’s no shortage of exciting activities or events to do and see in Sheffield. Personally, we love our city and think you will too, so we hope you’ve found some inspiration for where to visit in Sheffield and are excited about your upcoming trip.
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