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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 Altitude High Ropes Adventure Course to your Itinerary

    Coleridge Road, Sheffield

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    Type:

    High Wire

    Address

    Altitude High Ropes Adventure Course, iceSheffield, Coleridge Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 5DA

    Telephone

    0330 333 0555

    This action-packed high ropes adventure course is a great attraction for people of all ages.

  2. Add Puzzlewoods to your Itinerary

    Upper Field Lane, Barnsley

    Type

    Type:

    Experience

    Address

    Puzzlewoods, Cawthorne Park Woods, Upper Field Lane, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 4BH

    Telephone

    07773 689680

    Live Action Outdoor Adventure Trail riddled with dexterity challenges and mental puzzles!​

  3. Add Yoga at the Reach to your Itinerary

    861 Eccelsall Road , Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Keep-fit Class

    Address

    Yoga at the Reach, 6th Floor, Blenheim Reach, 861 Eccelsall Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8TH

    Telephone

    07739 490143

    In their two studios, Yoga at the Reach offer a wide variety of yoga and classes, courses and workshops.

  4. Add Sheffield Cable Waterski and Aqua Park to your Itinerary

    Mansfield Road, Wales Bar, Sheffield

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    Water Sports

    Address

    Sheffield Cable Waterski Park, Rother Valley Country Park, Mansfield Road, Wales Bar, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S26 5PQ

    Telephone

    0114 251 1717

    Huge inflatable Aqua Park assault course plus full-size cable park system for waterski-ing, kneeboarding and wakeboarding.

  5. 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.

  6. Add Hollywood Bowl to your Itinerary

    Broughton Lane, Sheffield

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    Ten Pin Bowling

    Address

    Hollywood Bowl, Valley Centertainment, Broughton Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 2EP

    Telephone

    0114 244 4333

    If you want to go tenpin bowling in the UK then look no further than your local Hollywood Bowl.

  7. Add Beyond The Edge to your Itinerary

    Hope Valley

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    Activity Provider

    Address

    Grindleford, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32 2HS

    Telephone

    01142 631155

    Enjoy fun and challenging adventures with Beyond the Edge, one of the most experienced providers of hill and mountain activities in the UK.

  8. Add Brosterfield Farm Activities to your Itinerary

    Foolow

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    Activity Provider

    Address

    Foolow, Derbyshire, S32 5QB

    Telephone

    077 99 88 2551

    At Brosterfield Farm we can provide challenging yet fun team activities as an amazing adventure for a group of friends or family.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Add Awesome Walls Climbing Centre Sheffield to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Rock Climbing

    Address

    Awesome Walls Climbing Centre, 2 Garter Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S4 7QX

    Telephone

    0114 244 6622

    Awesome Walls Sheffield provide the biggest climbing walls with the widest variety of angles and styles of climbs for their customers.

  12. Add Valhalla Axe Throwing to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

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    Activity Provider

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    Valhalla Axe Throwing, Unit H17 Sheaf Bank Business Park, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 3EH

    Telephone

    07841 475843

    Valhalla Axe Throwing offer indoor axe throwing sessions. Think a cross between darts and archery, but with axes!

  13. Add myGuidedWalks to your Itinerary

    Type

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    Guided Walking

    Address

    Derbyshire and The Peak District, S33 7ZD

    Telephone

    07928 677626

    Experience the best walking in the Peak District with myGuidedWalks.

  14. Add Grenoside Equestrian Centre to your Itinerary

    Grenoside, Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Horse Riding

    Address

    Grenoside Equestrian Centre, Penistone Road, Grenoside, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S35 8NA

    Telephone

    0114 240 2548

    A five star rated riding school.

  15. 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.

  16. Add Teamsport Go Karting to your Itinerary

    Shepcote Way, Sheffield

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    Type:

    Go-karting

    Address

    Teamsport Go Karting, Unit 7 and 8, Tinsley Industrial Estate, Shepcote Way, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 1TH

    Telephone

    0844 998 0000

    Calling all thrill seekers! Come and experience this brand new, state of the art indoor go karting venue located just 2 miles from Meadowhall Centre.

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