School’s out for summer! And you know what that means; time to find some fun activities to entertain the whole family throughout the holidays. Or maybe you’re staying with relatives here over the Summer and need some inspiration. We completely understand that you’re busy, so here’s 5 great things to do in Sheffield this summer.
Currently rated as the number one activity to do in Sheffield on Tripadvisor, Holly Hagg on Long Lane offers a great alternative to the typical summer tourist attractions. With six cute alpacas to make friends with, choose your favourite and head out on a fun-filled trek through the picturesque Sheffield countryside – don’t forget the suntan lotion though! With a Family Hour planned in August and Open Day coming up in September, this is definitely a must for nature lovers looking for something a bit different to do this summer, whilst supporting a local charity in the process.
2.Tread the boards
Did you know that Sheffield Theatres boasts the largest theatre complex outside of London? Spread across three charming auditoriums, – Crucible Theatre, Lyceum Theatre and Crucible Studio in Norfolk Street – they offer a diverse programme of work to discover. With theatrical Summer School to occupy the kids & teenagers at the Crucible or musical extravaganzas like Rock of Ages to take in at the Lyceum, there really is something to satisfy everyone.
Offering breath-taking views, guided walks, wildlife watching, horse riding, cycle hire & camping, we’re so lucky to have the prodigious Peak District right on our doorstep. As National Parks Week approaches (23rd – 29th July), be sure to get involved with the celebrations and immerse yourself in the delights of central England’s stunning Peak District.
4.The Great Escape
If you’re looking for a challenge that all the family can enjoy, make your way to the Avec Building situated in 3-7 Sidney Street. Here you’ll find Sheffield’s first real life escape game; The Great Escape Game. Get into teams of 2-7, put your heads together and solve the clues and puzzles to breakout before your time runs out! It’s a great way to spend a couple of hours with friends and family, whilst keeping your brain active at the same time!
As one of the greenest cities in the UK, from sun-gazing with Sheffield Astronomical Society to open-air performances in the outdoor theatre, Sheffield Botanical Gardens have a plethora of events and activities to take part in this summer & beyond. Just one mile southwest of Sheffield city centre, Summer Openings are 8am-dusk/7:45pm (weekdays), 10am-dusk/7:45pm (Weekends) and Bank Holidays.
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Born, bred and based here, as one of England’s largest cities Sheffield has something interesting for everyone to enjoy at any time of year. If you’re thinking about transforming your Sheffield home this year, consider popping into our Handsworth showroom or discuss your renovation ideas further with one of our professional and friendly team of experts by calling 0800 610 1234 or send us a message online today.