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  • Explore the Greenest City's Parks

    Explore the Greenest City's Parks

    Walk for half an hour in any direction in Sheffield and you’ll most likely wander through at least one of its 200-plus parks, woodlands or public gardens. If you’re lucky, you might even get lost in one of them.

    The UK’s Greenest City is a title that surprises many who have yet to visit Sheffield and have misguided perceptions about the so-called "industrial north".

  • The train line that links Sheffield with Manchester offers ease of access to some fantastic walking experiences in the Peak District.
    In Walking

    Hope Valley Train Station Walks

    The train line that links Sheffield with Manchester was completed in 1894 and is still going strong 125 years later. Part of its route runs through the beautiful Hope Valley in the Peak District National Park, offering some fantastic walking day trips out of the city. 

  • A 15-mile walking route from urban to rural, taking in leafy parkland, woodland streams and pretty suburbs.
    In Walkingroutes

    Sheffield Round Walk

    The Sheffield Round Walk is a 15-mile loop from the urban to the rural at the southwestern edges of the city – taking in leafy parkland, woodland streams, and pretty suburbs.

  • A walk on the wild side in Wyming Brook
    In Walking

    A walk on the wild side in Wyming Brook

    Four miles to the west past the student hub of Broomhill, you’ll reach Wyming Brook nature reserve – an unexpected slice of wilderness so close to the city centre. 

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