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Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet
Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet is an industrial museum in the south of the City of Sheffield, England. The museum forms part of a former steel-working site on the River Sheaf, with a history going back to at least the 13th century.

Agden Reservoir
Agden Reservoir

The reservoir is ringed by a popular 3.5 mile (5.5 kilometre) walk which starts in the village of Low Bradfield and takes in Agden Bog which is a protected wetland area managed by Sheffield Wildlife Action Partnership on behalf of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

Arts Tower
Arts Tower

The Arts Tower is a building at 12 Bolsover Street in Sheffield, England belonging to the University of Sheffield and opened in 1966. English Heritage has called it "the most elegant university tower block in Britain of its period".

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Bamford Edge
Bamford Edge

Bamford Edge is an overhang of gritstone rock that sticks out north of the village of Bamford, Hope Valley, in the English county of Derbyshire. The first ascent of "Smoked Salmon", which is graded as E8 7b was made by British climber Johnny Dawes.

Calypso Cove Waterpark
Calypso Cove Waterpark

Ahoy there mateys! Come and discover Barnsley’s hidden treasure – the island paradise that is Calypso Cove Waterpark. Located just 5 minutes from Barnsley Interchange, Calypso Cove is home to fantastic flumes, sensational slides and wonderful waves - making it a great day out for the whole family!

Carl Wark
Carl Wark

Carl Wark (sometimes Carl's Wark) is a rocky promontory on Hathersage Moor in the Peak District National Park, just inside the boundary of Sheffield, England. The promontory is faced by vertical cliffs on all but one side, which is protected by a prehistoric embankment.

Cave Dale
Cave Dale

The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Cave Dale costs only £3, and the quickest way takes just 29 mins. Find the travel option that best suits you. The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Cave Dale costs only £3, and the quickest way takes just 29 mins.

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Cholera Monument Grounds and Clay Wood
Cholera Monument Grounds and Clay Wood

The Cholera Monument is a memorial in Sheffield, England, to the victims of a cholera epidemic of 1832. 402 victims of the disease were buried in grounds between Park Hill and Norfolk Park adjoining Clay Wood. Money from the treasurers of the Board of Health was set aside for a monument for the site.

Clifton Park & Museum
Clifton Park & Museum

Clifton Park is a suburban town in Saratoga County, New York, United States. According to the United States Census Bureau, the 2010 population was 36,705. The name is derived from an early land patent.

Dale Dike Reservoir
Dale Dike Reservoir

Dale Dike Reservoir or Dale Dyke Reservoir (grid reference) is a reservoir in the north-east Peak District, in the City of Sheffield South Yorkshire, England, a mile (1.6 km) west of Bradfield and eight miles (13 km) from the centre of Sheffield, on the Dale Dike, a tributary of the River Loxley.

Damflask Reservoir
Damflask Reservoir

Damflask Reservoir is situated at grid reference five miles (eight kilometres) west of the centre of Sheffield in the Loxley valley close to the village of Low Bradfield and within the city's boundaries.

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Derwent Edge
Derwent Edge

From Back Tor the path South along Derwent Edge is well defined. ... You can get the 273/274 bus Sheffield – Derwent Dams – Castleton and arrive at Fairholmes.

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Derwent Reservoir
Derwent Reservoir

Derwent Reservoir is the middle of three reservoirs in the Upper Derwent Valley in the northeast of Derbyshire, England. It lies approximately 10 miles (16 km) from Glossop and 10 miles (16 km) from Sheffield.

Devonshire Green
Devonshire Green

Devonshire Green is a small public open space at within Sheffield city centre in South Yorkshire, England It covers an area of approximately 9000 square metres and is designated as a district park by Sheffield City Council.

Ecclesall Woods
Ecclesall Woods

Ecclesall Ward—which includes the neighbourhoods of Bents Green, Ecclesall, Greystones, Millhouses, and Ringinglow—is one of the 28 electoral wards in City of Sheffield, England. It is located in the southwestern part of the city and covers an area of 9.4 km 2.

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Elsecar Heritage Centre
Elsecar Heritage Centre

Set within the attractive 18th century conservation village of Elsecar, Elsecar Heritage Centre is a unique family attraction and a working hub of industry with workshops, galleries, cafes and the world renowned Newcomen beam engine.

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Endcliffe Park
Endcliffe Park

Endcliffe Park is a large park in the city of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. The park was opened in 1887 to commemorate the Jubilee of Queen Victoria. Endcliffe Park comprises parkland as well as woodland.

Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre,
Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre,

Experience Barnsley: Museum & Discovery Centre, Barnsley. 5.2K likes. Experience Barnsley Museum & Discovery Centre. Amazing stories: from thousands of...

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Eyam Hall
Eyam Hall

The National Trust lease at Eyam Hall and Craft Centre comes to an end in January 2018. The Hall, garden and National Trust shop will close to visitors on Sunday 17 December whilst the Craft Centre shops remain open for business as usual.

Eyam Museum
Eyam Museum

In 1665 a tailor from Eyam ordered a bale of cloth from London to make up into clothes for the villagers, unwittingly triggering a chain of events that led to 260 Eyam villagers dying from bubonic plague – more than double the mortality rate suffered by the citizens of London in the Great Plague.

Graves Art Gallery
Graves Art Gallery

Home to Sheffield’s visual art collection, including works by Cezanne, Burne-Jones, Turner, Bridget Riley and Damien Hirst.

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Graves Park
Graves Park

Graves park animal farm is a great place to visit. You can feed the animals and it’s very tactile. Grate range of animals all well kept and healthy. Love it xxx You can feed the animals and it’s very tactile. Grate range of animals all well kept and healthy. Love it xxx

Heeley City Farm
Heeley City Farm

Heeley City Farm Help Heeley City Farm by donating via JustTextGiving™ by vodafone. Text FEME13 £2 / £5 / £10 to 70070 to donate now e.g. FEME13 £5 or visit our JustGiving page.

Higger Tor
Higger Tor

Higger Tor or Higgar Tor is a dominant landmark of the Dark Peak, in the north of the Peak District National Park. It is a gritstone tor overlooking the Burbage Valley and the iron age hill fort of Carl Wark to the southeast.

Kelham Island Museum
Kelham Island Museum

Located in one of the city’s oldest industrial districts, the museum stands on a man-made island over 900 years old. Kelham Island Museum was opened in 1982 to house the objects, pictures and archive material representing Sheffield’s industrial story.

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Longshaw Estate
Longshaw Estate

Explore this stunning part of the Peak District by visiting Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors with your dog, whilst helping us care for nesting birds. Bees and Butterflies trail at Longshaw Feel the buzz at Longshaw in the Peak District this May half-term holiday.

Lose Hill
Lose Hill

Inside Sheffield since Medeval times as Sheffield Township. This leaves perhaps Crookes (Bole Hills or the top of Lydgate Lane which is seen from further away?), Skyedge, and Handsworth Hill, (High Hazles Park) Darnall. These would make seven. Any suggestions anyone.

Magna Science Adventure Centre
Magna Science Adventure Centre

VAT Number: 755 2655 14 Magna Enterprises Ltd is a suvbsidiary of Magna Trust, registered in England and Wales No 3817918. VAR registration No 755 2655 14 Magna Education Ltd, registered in England and Wales No 4541799.

Meersbrook Park
Meersbrook Park

Meersbrook Park is set on a steep hillside in Meersbrook, Sheffield, United Kingdom, offering panoramic views over central Sheffield to the north. Within the park are two historic buildings: Bishops' House and Meersbrook House. Bishops' House (c.1500) is one of the oldest buildings in Sheffield and open as a museum.

Millennium Gallery
Millennium Gallery

One of the world’s most famous circus paintings, Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas’ Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando (1879), is leaving The National Gallery for the summer to join a new, ground-breaking exhibition at Weston Park Museum.

Millhouses Park
Millhouses Park

Millhouses Park is a public urban park located in the Millhouses neighbourhood in south of Sheffield, England. It is a 12.87-hectare park stretching approximately 0.75 miles along the floor of the valley of the River Sheaf, sandwiched between Abbeydale Road South and the railway tracks of the Midland Main Line.

National Emergency Services Museum
National Emergency Services Museum

National Emergency Services Museum, Sheffield. 4.9K likes. Education

Norfolk Heritage Park
Norfolk Heritage Park

Norfolk Heritage Park (grid reference) is a public park in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England surrounded by the Norfolk Park residential suburb. Located to the south of Sheffield City Centre, the estate has grown up on part of the former deer park associated with Sheffield Manor.

Old Moor Wetland Centre RSPB Reserve
Old Moor Wetland Centre RSPB Reserve

In the heart of Yorkshire's Dearne Valley lies Old Moor, a family-friendly nature reserve just waiting to welcome you. Blessed with a wide range of facilities, it's teeming with wildlife. Breeding bitterns and bearded tits have colonised the reedbeds, and in the summer, the meadows are full of orchids and butterflies.

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Peace Gardens
Peace Gardens

The Peace Gardens looking East towards St Paul's development The Peace Gardens are an inner city square in Sheffield, England. It was created as part of the Heart of the City project by Sheffield City Council.

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Peak Cavern
Peak Cavern

A plan of the Peak Cavern from 1834 Unlike the other show caves in the area, Peak Cavern is almost entirely natural; the only artificial part of the cave was blasted to bypass a low tunnel that was only accessible by lying down on a boat.

Peak District
Peak District

The Peak District is an upland area in England at the southern end of the Pennines. It is mostly in northern Derbyshire, but also includes parts of Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire.

Peveril Castle
Peveril Castle

Peveril Castle which is likewise known by the name of Castleton Castle or Peak Castle is a destroyed eleventh century stronghold ignoring the town of Castleton in the English district of Derbyshire.

Redmires Reservoirs
Redmires Reservoirs

The Redmires Reservoirs are a group of three reservoirs in Fulwood, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. They are fed from the Hallam Moors by various small streams including Fairthorn Clough.

Renishaw Hall
Renishaw Hall

Whether you are a new or regular visitor, Renishaw Hall and its gardens and grounds are a truly beautiful place to visit. Renishaw has been in my family for nearly 400 years and is still very much a family home today.

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River Rivelin
River Rivelin

The River Rivelin is a river in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. It rises on the Hallam moors, in north west Sheffield, and joins the River Loxley (at Malin Bridge). The Rivelin Valley, through which the river flows, is a three and a half mile long woodland valley which includes the popular Rivelin Valley Nature Trail that was created in 1967. The valley has farmland on its gentler upper slopes.

Rother Valley Country Park
Rother Valley Country Park

I just love Rother Valley Country Park as each season brings something special. Lots of space for all activities particular ly picnics in Summer. It has two play areas with swings etc, small animal enc... losures & the train that runs through the summer.

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Sheffield Botanical Gardens
Sheffield Botanical Gardens

There is so much you can do to help the Botanical Gardens. Please have a look how you can help.

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Stanage Edge
Stanage Edge

Stanage Edge, or simply Stanage (from "stone edge") is a gritstone escarpment in the Peak District, England, famous as a location for climbing. The northern part of the edge forms the border between the High Peak of Derbyshire and Sheffield in South Yorkshire. Its highest point is High Neb at 458 metres (1,503 ft) above sea level.

Wentworth Woodhouse
Wentworth Woodhouse

Wentworth Woodhouse is a Grade I listed country house in the village of Wentworth, in the Metropolitan Borough of Rotherham in South Yorkshire, England. It is currently owned by the Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust.

Weston Park Museum
Weston Park Museum

One of the world’s most famous circus paintings, Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas’ Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando (1879), is leaving The National Gallery for the summer to join a new, ground-breaking exhibition at Weston Park Museum.

Weston Park, Sheffield
Weston Park, Sheffield

Weston Park is a public park with an area of just over 5 hectares in the City of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. It lies immediately west of the City Centre, alongside the Weston Park Museum. It is situated next to the University of Sheffield Library, Geography and Firth Court buildings, and across the road from Sheffield Children's Hospital.

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Win Hill
Win Hill

Win Hill at 462m is nearly surrounded by water with the River Derwent to the east, the River Noe to the south and Ladybower Reservoir to the north. Win Hill is either the first or the last hill on the Derwent Watershed and Edale Horseshoe challenge walks.

Winter Garden
Winter Garden

Sheffield Winter Garden in 2007 Sheffield Winter Garden in the city of Sheffield in South Yorkshire is one of the largest temperate glasshouses to be built in the UK during the last hundred years, and the largest urban glasshouse anywhere in Europe.

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Wyming Brook
Wyming Brook

Wyming Brook Drive forms a wide, surfaced bridleway running through the reserve on a north-south line, with a division off to the east. The remaining Public Rights of Way are unsurfaced footpaths through the woodlands, with numerous small bridges crossing the brook.