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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 Personalised Treasure Hunts in the Peak District to your Itinerary

    Cromford, Matlock

    Type

    Type:

    Walking Route

    Address

    Cromford Mills, Mill Lane, Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3RQ

    Telephone

    01629 343083 / 07398 552787

    So, you want to go out into the Peak District for an adventure and you don’t know where to begin.  Why not opt for a treasure hunt with the experts?

  2. Add Paradise Island Adventure Golf to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Golf - 18 hole

    Address

    Paradise Island Adventure Golf, Valley Centertainment, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 2EP

    Telephone

    0114 256 0950

    Paradise Island Adventure Golf have got 2 adventure golf courses taking up over 14,000 sq/ft over 2 levels!

  3. Add Beyond The Edge to your Itinerary

    Hope Valley

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  4. Add Altitude High Ropes Adventure Course to your Itinerary

    Coleridge Road, Sheffield

    Type

    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.

  5. 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.

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

    Mansfield Road, Wales Bar, Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Add myGuidedWalks to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Guided Walking

    Address

    Derbyshire and The Peak District, S33 7ZD

    Telephone

    07928 677626

    Experience the best walking in the Peak District with myGuidedWalks.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. Add Blue Mountain Activities to your Itinerary

    Type

    Type:

    Outdoor Pursuits Centre

    Address

    Various Peak District locations

    Telephone

    01246 231767

    Join Blue Mountain Activities for exciting and fun adventure activities in The Outdoor City.

  14. Add True North Adventures Limited to your Itinerary

    Leek

    Type

    Type:

    Mountain Biking

    Address

    Upper Hulme Mill, Upper Hulme, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8TY

    Telephone

    01538 300 517

    True North Adventures is a cycling adventure company specialising in ebike, mountain biking, road and gravel guided adventures and skills courses.

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