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  1. There are plenty of great opportunities for wild swimming in Sheffield's waters.

    There are plenty of opportunities for wild swimming in Sheffield's waters.

    13 Dec 2018
  2. Skateboarding has a long, rich history in Sheffield.

    Skateboarding has a long, rich history in Sheffield. The city boasts an impressive roll call of pro and skate industry sponsored skaters, and punches above its weight on the UK scene.

    13 Dec 2018
  3. Sheffield has an amazing choice and variety of farms across and around the edge of the city.

    Sheffield has an amazing choice and variety of farms across and around the edge of the city.

    13 Dec 2018
  4. Given all the hills in Sheffield it’s no surprise that many of our favourite parks find themselves incorporating a steep gradient or two.

    Given all the hills in Sheffield it’s no surprise that many of our favourite parks find themselves incorporating a steep gradient or two, offering stunning views across the city.

    13 Dec 2018
  5. The Peak District is a great place for a day visit, but there’s something special about packing your tent and staying for a night or more.

    Just next door to Sheffield, the Peak District is a great place to visit for the day. But there’s something really special about packing your tent and staying for a night or more.

    13 Dec 2018
  6. A guide to Sheffield's sailing clubs

    For a landlocked city, Sheffield has a surprisingly active sailing community.

    With a cluster of reservoirs to the west of the city, where Sheffield opens into the Peak District, as well as country parks to the east, just into the Rotherham border, there is in fact plenty of water to get out on close to Sheffield.

    A number of independent sailing clubs operate in the area, which between them sail several classes of dinghies as well as organise regular dinghy racing, training and casual sailing sessions. Read on to find out about them, and take to the water.

    10 Dec 2018
  7. Canoeing in The Outdoor City

    Sheffield is the perfect place to go canoeing or kayaking. Rivers, canals and lakes around the city are all easily accessible and offer a whole range of different opportunities to get out on the water.

    Don’t worry if you have no previous paddling experience: help is at hand in the form of canoe clubs and centres, which can offer sessions with fully qualified coaches. These venues will also be able to provide you with all the specialist kit you need to get you on the water safely. As well as their main outdoor venues, most clubs will also have access to swimming pool sessions as well, allowing you to practice your skills when it might be a bit too cold to do so outdoors.

    10 Dec 2018

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  1. Add Adventure Expertise to your Itinerary

    Hathersage, Hope Valley

    Type

    Type:

    Orienteering

    Address

    Adventure Expertise, Unit 10 Hathersage Park, Heather Lane, Hathersage, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32 1DP

    Telephone

    +44 (0) 7759492245

    Adventure Expertise offer exclusively tailored and low-ratio outdoor courses and they provide the highest standard outdoor skills courses.

  2. Add Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre to your Itinerary

    Bamford, Hope Valley

    Type

    Type:

    Activity Provider

    Address

    Lockerbrook Farm Outdoor Centre, Snake Pass, Bamford, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 0BJ

    Telephone

    01433 651412

    Lockerbrook Farm provides a unique location in the Peak District for schools, groups and individuals to experience the richness and diversity of the national park.

  3. Add J G Graves Woodland Discovery Centre to your Itinerary

    Abbey Lane, Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Pursuits Centre

    Address

    J G Graves Woodland Discovery Centre, Ecclesall Woods, Abbey Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7 2QZ

    Telephone

    0114 235 6348

    Set in the Ecclesall woods the Woodland Discovery Centre is the perfect indoor and outdoor facility for a range of events and a visit to the woods.

  4. Add Rother Valley Golf Centre to your Itinerary

    Wales Bar, Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Golf - 18 hole

    Address

    Rother Valley Golf Centre, Mansfield Road, Wales Bar, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S26 5PQ

    Telephone

    0114 247 3000

    Rother Valley Golf Centre’s facilities include an 18 hole course, 9 hole par 3 course, a 9 hole footgolf course and
    a floodlit driving range.

  5. Add Air Haus to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Trampolining

    Address

    Air Haus, Meadowhall, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 1EW

    Telephone

    0114 242 2457

    With digital challenges and games built into this 30m squared bounce arena, there’s definitely something for all you gals, geezers and bairns.

  6. Add Peak Mountaineering to your Itinerary

    Castleton

    Type

    Type:

    Rock Climbing

    Address

    Peak Mountaineering, Castleton, Derbyshire, S33 8WR

    Telephone

    01433 620283

    Peak Mountaineering is a long established provider of the highest quality mountain training, group events, outdoor adventures and overseas expeditions.

  7. Add Lost Earth Adventures to your Itinerary

    Parsons Lane, Hope

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Pursuits Centre

    Address

    Unit 10, Aston Industrial Estate, Parsons Lane, Hope, Derbyshire, S33 6RB

    Telephone

    01904 500094

    Specialising in mountain adventures, we tailor our expertise from charities and schools to small groups and private clients.

  8. Add Hot Yoga Sheffield to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Keep-fit Class

    Address

    Hot Yoga Sheffield, 26-28 Commonside, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 1GB

    Telephone

    0114 438 2489

    Hot Yoga Sheffield is your place for leaving the worries of your day behind, whilst building strength, improving your posture and making new friends.

  9. Add Gritstone Adventure Activities to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Pursuits Centre

    Address

    Gritstone Adventure Activities, 19 Montrose Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S7 2EE

    Telephone

    07812713153

    Gritstone Adventure Activities provide outdoor activities and training in Climbing, Caving, Trekking, Abseiling, Gorge Scrambling, Canoeing, Water Sport and more. Most of our activities take place from Hathersage S321BB.

  10. Add Sheffield Print Club to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Cultural Activity

    Address

    Sheffield Print Club, Unit 2, 15 Lenton Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 4BH

    We are an independent, screen printing, not-for-profit, social enterprise. We run group workshops, private classes, bespoke sessions and offer a wide range of services to members including studio hire.

  11. Add Pure Outdoor Ltd to your Itinerary

    Bamford, Hope Valley

    Type

    Type:

    Rock Climbing

    Address

    Pure Outdoor Ltd, Hope Valley Garden Centre, Hope Road, Bamford, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 0AL

    Telephone

    01433 695544

    Pure Outdoor Ltd provide outstanding outdoor experiences, skills courses and qualifications from their excellent training centre in Bamford.

  12. Add Adventure Pedlars to your Itinerary

    Hope Valley

    Type

    Type:

    Activity Provider

    Address

    Marston Farm, Castleton Road, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 8WB

    Telephone

    01433 621124

    Adventures by bike: Introduction to Bikepacking Courses; Bespoke Self-guided Bikepacking Experiences; Unique hassle free Bikeglamping trips.

  13. Add Kelham Island Food Tours to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Cultural Activity

    Address

    Kelham Island Food Tours, Kelham Island, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

    Telephone

    07557 440698

    A desire to find and sample the best places to eat and drink in Sheffield led to the idea of Kelham Island Food Tours.

  14. Add Peak Cycling to your Itinerary

    Castleton Road, Hope Valley

    Type

    Type:

    Mountain Biking

    Address

    Peak Cycling, Riverside Herb Centre, Castleton Road, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32 1EG

    Telephone

    07954 375826

    Peak Cycling are a small, friendly, independent cycle guiding and training company operating in the Peak District.

  15. Add Parson House Outdoor Pursuits Centre to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Activity Provider

    Address

    Parson House, Houndkirk Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 7TW

    Telephone

    01433 631 017

    Parson House Outdoor Pursuit Centre provides a safe environment for outdoor activities to take place in led by the fully qualified instructors.

  16. Add Herbs and Hands to your Itinerary

    Bamford

    Type

    Type:

    Bushcraft/Foraging

    Address

    Herbs and Hands, Main Road, Bamford, Derbyshire, S33 0AY

    Telephone

    07854 489944

    Renuka is a medical herbalist and forager who runs public workshops, gives presentations to local groups and holds regular walks in the Peak District.

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