Visit Sheffield - A Guide to Sheffield’s Attractions

Say Sheffield and think steel. The legacy of the city’s industrial might is everywhere in abundance.

About Sheffield

Look deeper and discover a modern, well-connected place with the right to be called one of the most musically influential parts of the UK, with plenty to support its shortlisted status for UK City of Culture.

Visit Sheffield by Train

Well-connected Sheffield has big plans for its train services. You can already get here from destinations across the north, including Hull, Nottingham, Leeds and Lincoln on Northern Rail . CrossCountry will connect you with stations north to York and south to Bristol. East Midlands Trains have services to Liverpool and Norwich, while services on the south TransPennine route serve stations to Cleethorpes and Manchester Airport. The station also connects with local Supertram services.

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Attractions in Sheffield

Sheffield is a green city in more ways than one, inside and outside. There are said to be more than 2 million trees here in its 83 parks. And, as home to the World Snooker championships, there’s green baize to be seen every year at the Crucible Theatre. If green’s not for you, you can shop til you drop at Meadowhall or stock-up on award-winning curry at Aagrah.

Rail and Train Attractions in Sheffield

With a whole load of train movements in and out, Sheffield is a great place to spot locos and carriages from a variety of regional and national operators. And if you fancy a longer trip, head out of town for 18 miles or so towards Doncaster and you’ll find the Thorne memorial Park Railway, a perfectly miniaturised 7.5" and 5" gauge railway running on two separate tracks.

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