A Guide to Tourism in Sheffield

by : Haley Softie

Sheffield's the fourth largest city in england & boasts a population of 525 800. these days, the city boasts a booming economy & pretty low cost of living, so you can live life to the full here.

Sheffield boasts loads of culture & entertainment, which include fabulous theatres, museums & galleries. it is the greenest city in england, with fifty parks. Crime statistics also demonstrate that its one of england's safest cities.

Sheffield is located near Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham & the Peak District.

Sheffield achieved international fame throughout the nineteeth century for its manufacture of steel. in fact, most innovations in the steel work industry were conceived in sheffield, including crucible (now the name of one of the city's theatres) & stainless steel. however, world wide competition caused a decline in these local industries during the seventies & eighties. at this time, the coal industry collapsed nearby, which caused massive unemployment & affected Sheffield's population.

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

You'll find lots of exciting things to do in Sheffield. In fact, the city boasts some exciting museums and art galleries, which are well worth visiting. These include the wonderful graves art gallery, which has some great work by artists such as Cezanne, Turner and Sam taylor-wood. It also hosts frequent touring exhibitions.

Some other exciting museums and galleries are the Millennium Galleries and Bishops House.

Wwith the meadowhall shopping centre & an excellent high street, Sheffield is a wonderful location for shoppers. in actual fact, you will find everything from kooky independent stores to famous brands including New Look & hmv.

If you would prefer to explore the great outdoors, you will be pleased to know that Sheffield boasts two million trees, nearly 80 parks & 10 public gardens. These are the perfect location to relax & enjoy a cosy picnic.

Sheffield is well-known for its spectacular nightlife, so its visitors can't fail to have fun. whether you would prefer to sip a cocktail in one of the city's elite cocktail bars or a swift pint of beer in one of its rustic public houses, you'll find something for everyone to enjoy in this city.

In addition to these watering holes, Sheffield also boasts some great clubs and live music venues. These include the leadmill and the Red House.

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