Places to visit in Sheffield, England

If you are heading for a vacation in the Sheffield area, then you will want a listing of the best of all the places to visit in Sheffield. Here is a list of some of the highlighted locations in and around the Sheffield area you don’t want to miss:

Meadowhall Shopping Centre
If you like to shop, then this is a shopper’s paradise with more than 270 stores all in one place. It is the biggest shopping center in the entire area, so save some room in your suitcases because you know you will be buying lots of things at this huge shopping area! Of all the places to visit in Sheffield, if you go to this one, you might want to buy another suitcase just for what you purchase here.

The Old Vicarage

This quaint old vicarage was built in 1846 and has been transformed into a fine restaurant. The food is prepared by the famous Chef Tessa Bramley.

London 2012 Festival June 22-30

Another of the great places to visit in Sheffield if you are heading there in 2012 in the London 2012 Festival, which is a nine day celebration of young people’s theater done in association with the Sheffield theaters, the University of Sheffield, and Sheffield Hallam University.

Wortley Arms

The Wortley Arms was built in 1753 and was at that time a court house. It was renovated in 2006 and now serves as a restaurant for Sheffield visitors. The Wortley Arms Pub is downstairs, and the Montagu’s restaurant is upstairs.

Tapton Park Golf Course

A fantastic one of the places to visit in Sheffield for golf lovers is the Tapon Park Golf Course. It is on the outskirts of the town of Derbyshire near Sheffield and has both easy and challenging golf courses. So, if you hanker to play a round of 18 holes, this is the place for you!

Museums Sheffield: Bishops’ House

If you like going to museums, then one of the best places to visit in Sheffield is this 500 plus year old Bishops House museum. It features centuries of interesting historical artifacts and other items from Sheffield’s

Sheffield City Centre

Sheffield also boasts a growing and beautiful city center with many things to offer visitors to this interesting location. The center maintains a program of events all year long and you can also go see the nearby Winter and Peace Gardens.

Heeley City Farm

If you love animals, then you and the family will love visiting this working farm with its rare breed critters and its organic herb and vegetable garden. There is a play area for children under eight years old and you can eat in the Farm Kitchen restaurant.

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Or, if you prefer watching someone pound a heavy hammer to mold some steel, then come to the Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, an 18th century industrial works. It has the only crucible steel furnace that is from that area and still in working condition.

These are just a few of the interesting places to visit in Sheffield to look forward to, as there is much more there to see!