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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 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.

  2. Add Hathersage Swimming Pool (outdoor) to your Itinerary

    Hathersage

    Type

    Type:

    Swimming Outdoor

    Address

    Hathersage Swimming Pool, Oddfellows Road, Hathersage, Derbyshire, S32 1DU

    Telephone

    01433 650843

    It would, perhaps, be surprising to find a village with a population of less than 2,000 that has a large (100ft X 33ft) public swimming pool. Hathersage is just such a village.

  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 Kurious Arts to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Cultural Activity

    Address

    Castle House, Angel Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8LN

    Telephone

    07938 552427

    A curious new arts venue on a mission to support pioneering, genre-bending work and deliver a unique programme through inspiring, eclectic experiences, masterclasses & events as well as their podcasting, film and performance studio space.

  5. Add Hathersage Swimming Pool (outdoor) to your Itinerary

    Hope Valley

    Type

    Type:

    Swimming Outdoor

    Address

    Oddfellows Road, Hathersage, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32 1DU

    Telephone

    01433 650843

    Hathersage Swimming Pool is a 30 metre open air pool managed by Hathersage Parish Council and is one of a dwindling number of such pools.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Add Valhalla Axe Throwing to your Itinerary

    Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    Activity Provider

    Address

    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!

  9. Type

    Type:

    Activity Provider

    Address

    Telephone

    07806386949

    Fell Running Guide offers skills development for off-road runners of all abilities including coaching, training plans, navigation skills and guided runs.

  10. Add Teamsport Go Karting to your Itinerary

    Shepcote Way, Sheffield

    Type

    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.

  11. 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?

  12. Add Hollywood Bowl to your Itinerary

    Broughton Lane, Sheffield

    Type

    Type:

    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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

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