Spotlight on Sheffield
Find out some fascinating facts about Sheffield and our top seven experiences to enjoy there.
Sheffield is the 4th largest city in the UK and the only UK city with a national park – The Peak District – at it’s boundary. Sheffield, or the Steel City as it’s also known, is set amongst 7 hills and is a modern destination with a thriving arts and culture scene.
Popular with outdoor enthusiasts and art lovers alike, Sheffield has an abundance of theatres, galleries and music venues with a credible musical heritage stretching back to the sixties. The Sheffield theatre complex comprising Sheffield Lyceum, Crucible Theatre and Studio Theatre is the largest in the UK outside of London.
DID YOU KNOW?
Sheffield in South Yorkshire is the UK’s greenest city with more trees per person than any other city in Europe.
We have a number of unique experiences in and around Sheffield, perfect for enjoying individually and in couples and groups. Whether you’re a Sheffield resident wanting to enjoy an experience on your doorstep or you’re a first time visitor and want to get to know the city a little better we’ve got a unique Sheffield gift experience to suit.
Seven Experiences to do in Sheffield
We’ve got a range of fabulous cosmetics making experiences where you can create all kinds of cosmetics from bath bombs to luxury lipsticks, soap to shampoo. Why not try the popular Cosmetics Making Experience with Afternoon Tea?
Spend the day with professional photographer Rachel Sinclair and learn how to get the most out of your camera by getting to grips with how to use Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, Focus Areas and Composition. You’ll be taking fabulous, professional looking shots in no time!
Get together a group of friends or family and join professional candle maker and scent expert, Jane Helliwell, in her home studio just down the road from Sheffield in Chesterfield to make your own 165g candle.
Get to know the city with a fabulous food tour. You’ll discover the hidden gems of Kelham Island’s food and drink scene and taste your way around this historic area of Sheffield. Start with a Taste of Kelham Island Food Tour for a fascinating insight to this popular area of the city.
You and your team will be transported to a brand new world, each one filled with its own characters, laws and story. Once locked up, you’ll have to communicate, search for clues and solve the puzzles if you’re to get out. Beat the clock in a battle of wits and logic, but be quick… not everyone escapes! Our package includes a hand crafted pizza and cocktail for each person.
Head out to the beautiful suburb of Ringinglow for a full hour at the purpose built shooting bay with stunning views over the the South Yorkshire countryside. Shooting with up to date crossbows which combine ease of use with accuracy to provide a thrilling shooting experience for even a complete novice!
Join Jacqui Marsden in her country kitchen in her beautiful home near Sheffield for a range of cookery courses. Our favourite has to be her pork pie and picallili making workshop where you’ll learn the secret to making her tasty signature pork pies using using her ‘Little Champion’ pie making machine.
These are just a taste of the experiences we offer in this region, take a look at the full range of gift experiences in Sheffield and South Yorkshire.
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