Visit Sheffield, the Home to the Infamous Gatecrasher Nightclub

By: Krissy Haze
Sheffield is in south yorkshire that boasts a population of of 525,800. recently, Sheffield has been extensively redeveloped & now has some pretty modern structures, which include the Millennium Galleries.

Unlike numerous big cities, sheffield has a diverse geography. its situated at the confluence of five rivers & most of the city is built on hillsides with views into the city centre or the greenery. boasting an estimated pair of million trees, Sheffield has more trees per person than any european city. In fact, 61 per cent of the city is greenspace.

Sheffield achieved world wide fame throughout the 19th century for its production of steel. in actual fact, most innovations in the steel work industry were conceived in sheffield, including crucible (also the name of a theatre in the city) & stainless steel. despite this, international competition caused a decline in these traditional local industries during the seventies & 1980s. at the same time, the national coal industry collapsed nearby, which caused massive unemployment & affected Sheffield's population.

In recent years, Sheffield's economy has recovered &, because of its thriving music & film scene, it has become well known as a cultural hub.

As we've already discussed, Sheffield is a city of culture. This means that it has got plenty of fabulous museums & galleries to explore.

One of our favourite museums is Bishop House. built around 1500, Bishop House is the most well preserved timber framed home in Sheffield. its situated at the top of Meersbrook Park & has been lived in by many different families over the years[/MARK Now it's open as a museum & has some pretty period furniture, which gives the visitor a real taste of olde england.

Boasting meadowhall shopping mall and a fantastic high-street, Sheffield is a wonderful place for shoppers. in actual fact, you'll find everything from quirky independent shops to renowned names including New Look and zavvi.

If you'd rather explore the great outdoors, you'll be happy to know that Sheffield boasts 2 million trees, almost eighty parks and 10 public gardens. These are the ideal place to unwind and enjoy a quiet picnic.

Sheffield is well-known for its nightlife, particularly its nightclubs. in fact, the super night club Gatecrasher began here. However, it has nightclubs that cater to other styles of music too, which include many rock clubs.

In addition to wonderful nightclubs, Sheffield also boasts some fabulous bars & fabulous live music venues, which means that it caters to every taste.

Sheffield boasts a vast variety of different hotels that suit any budget. From branches of massive hotel chains such as the Hilton, Ibis and Novotel to little guest houses and b & bs, there's a vast variety of accommodation available.

Thank you for perusing our guide to sheffield!
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