Known as the steel city, Sheffield is located in the county of Yorkshire. With a bustling nightlife, a rich historical background and an interesting cultural offer, it is the perfect destination for a break if you are planning to travel to England.
Sheffield is a truly lively city, especially for its university, which has been recently awarded as the University of the Year and it is chosen by hundreds of European students every year to spend their year abroad there. The cultural offer of Sheffield is really rich. We recommend you to visit the Bishop’s House or the Millennium Galleries, as well as the historical Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul.
At the heart of the city you will find the Victorian Town Hall and the mansions of Chatsworth House and Hardwich Hall, which are also worth visiting. In addition, most of the hotels in Sheffield are also place within a walking distance from the city centre. If you want to go shopping, you will find anything you can think of in Sheffield. Most of the shops are located in the city centre, but you should also visit Ecclesal Road, which is packed with nice cafes, boutiques and restaurants. However, at the outskirts of Sheffield there is also a huge shopping centre with some of the most renowned brands and with a great entertainment offer.
Considered to be the greenest city in England, there are hundreds of parks for you to visit. The Botanical Gardens or the Winter Gardens are highly popular. But if you decide to book your hotel in Sheffield, you mustn’t miss the Peak District either. It is considered to be one of the most famous natural parks in England and it is the perfect place for practicing all kind of outdoors activities such as cycling or trekking.