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  1. Activities. You want it, we've got it.
    Things to do in the Outdoor City.
  2. Indoor Walls
    With four climbing centres to its name, Sheffield never leaves you yearning for an ascent or a bouldering problem.
  1. Climbing
    From challenging routes and stunning views at Stanage and Burbage, to inner city bouldering in picturesque parks. These are a few of our favourite climbs...
  2. Mountain Biking
    Head straight out to the UK’s only inner-city mountain bike trail at Parkwood Springs, take in some big views and berms at Lady Cannings or venture north to Greno Woods for trails through the trees.
  3. Road Cycling
    Hop on a bike to explore more of the city and beyond. Just make sure you’re ready to take on a few hills, but trust us - it’ll be worth it!
  4. Walking & Running
    Race rivers down valleys, follow streams through ancient woodland and jog along the city’s heights. Ready, set, GO!
  5. Other Activities To Try...
    Paddle along industrial waterways, test your axe throwing skills or take a walk with an alpaca- why not make time to experience something new? We’ve got some ideas.

Activity Ideas

In case you need some ideas, here's a few fun activities to help you explore more of The Outdoor City...

  1. Relive Le Tour
    Retrace Stage Two of the Tour De France 2014 and test your mettle against the Sheffield hills.
  2. A Run Route with a view in Graves Park

    The largest park in Sheffield, Graves is a brilliant mix of open parkland, natural and semi-natural woodlands, with an animal farm to boot.

    23 Nov 2018
  3. Kayaking with DC Outdoors
    See the city differently and take to Sheffield’s waterways with Dan.
  4. An indoor climbing guide to Sheffield

    Sheffield's indoor climbing walls are the ideal places for beginners to get to grips with the sport before heading out to Stanage and the likes.

    20 Nov 2018
  5. True North Adventures is a cycling adventure company specialising in ebike, mountain biking, road and gravel guided adventures and skills courses.
  6. Hire a ride from Russell
    Russell’s Bicycle Shed has been down at the train station since 2014 and offer a range of bike hire options for you to explore the city.
  7. Unearth Sheffield’s past on the Town Walk

    The best way to get to know a place is treading its paths and connecting its history with the sights you see on your way.

    23 Nov 2018
  8. Other activities to try…
    Why not make time to experience something new? Here’s a whole load of other things you can try.

Explore more...

Whether you're on two feet or two wheels, there's so much to explore. Let us show you around...

  1. Tips for navigating Sheffield on two wheels

    Sheffield may be built on seven hills, but that doesn’t seem to put cyclists off from tackling it on two wheels.

    21 Nov 2018
  2. A Run Route with a view in Graves Park

    The largest park in Sheffield, Graves is a brilliant mix of open parkland, natural and semi-natural woodlands, with an animal farm to boot.

    23 Nov 2018
  3. A walk along the Great Ridge

    This walk strides to the top of Mam Tor, before flying along the Great Ridge to the top of Lose Hill.

    23 Nov 2018
  4. Climbing Sheffield's artificial boulders

    Several purpose-built climbing boulders have popped up all over the city in recent years. Built to closely mimic the natural boulders and slabs found out in the Peak District, these public facilities offer a convenient and fun opportunity for novices and experts to work on their technique – all for free.

    20 Nov 2018
  5. Ride the Eastern Moors

    A mountain bike route with spectacular views and fast-flowing downhill sections.

    20 Nov 2018
  6. Enjoy quiet time in a tropical greenhouse

    The Winter Garden is the largest urban glasshouse in Europe and offers visitors to Sheffield a place to stop awhile and pause for thought

    23 Nov 2018
  7. An indoor climbing guide to Sheffield

    Sheffield's indoor climbing walls are the ideal places for beginners to get to grips with the sport before heading out to Stanage and the likes.

    20 Nov 2018
  8. Bolehills BMX Track

    "Bolehills forever" is a phrase passed around between people who have spent any length of time riding the expertly-shaped golden limescale mounds of the track recently transformed by Sheffield’s community.

    20 Nov 2018
  9. Unearth Sheffield’s past on the Town Walk

    The best way to get to know a place is treading its paths and connecting its history with the sights you see on your way.

    23 Nov 2018

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