Sheffield is a great place to stay while you are in South Yorkshire as many of the city’s main attractions are within easy reach. Two destinations that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the fabulous Sheffield Town Hall and the ever-popular Peace Gardens. Two other popular spots you’ll find within a short distance of Sheffield are Ruskin Gallery and the Crucible Theatre.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find plenty of unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Sheffield. Visit the various museums and galleries of Millenium Galleries, the Sheffield Fire and Police Museum and the Weston Park Museum. See the region’s best and brightest performing live at the Lyceum Theatre. The area is a great destination for lovers of art. Don’t miss Site Gallery and the Graves Art Gallery.
If the sun is out, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and head outside to the nearby parks and reserves. Keen gardeners love to hang out in places like Endcliffe Park and the Sheffield Botanical Gardens. There is a charming atmosphere here as well as well-designed garden beds and trees.
Bramall Lane is a great place to catch a game of soccer, and to see local heroes, the Sheffield United FC, in all their glory. On game days follow the procession of red, white and black, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join local soccer lovers at a nearby pub, bar or cafe and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
To make sure you get the most out of Sheffield, think about making a reservation close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. The Jurys Inn Sheffield, the Holiday Inn Express Sheffield City Centre and the Copthorne Hotel Sheffield are just some of the most popular accommodation options here.