Sheffield and its surroundings are full of activities and attractions for tourists. Get around the city in your cheap hire car...
Sheffield Cathedral is the town's oldest building and also it's most architecturally impressive. It has been a place of worship for over 1000 years. Also in the heart of the city you will find Kelham Island Museum which details Sheffield's industrial past and Graves Art Gallery with its extensive modern art collection.
The Peace Gardens are a square in Sheffield's centre which front onto the town's gothic town hall giving a spectacular view for visitors sitting in them. Sheffield Botanical Gardens cover over 19 acres and contain a huge collection of plants from around the world presented in 15 garden areas.
Sheffield City Hall is considered the premier music venue in Yorkshire and the town is home to several other famous music venues such as The Leadmill night club and Don Valley Stadium. The Millennium Gallery and Winter Gardens in the centre of town house resident and touring art exhibitions and one of the biggest temperate glasshouses ever built in Britain which creates a stunning and unique walkway through the centre of town.
The city is home to two famous theatres, The Lyceum and The Crucible, which as well as being a renowned theatre is also home to the annual World Snooker Championships. Other sporting venues include Hillsbrough, home to Sheffield Wednesday football club and Bramhall Lane, home to their fierce rivals, Sheffield United.
Opting for Sheffield car hire is simple; you can collect your car from the local airport, Robin Hood Airport Doncaster (DSA), or arrange to pick it up downtown.
Other local attractions include the huge Meadowhall shopping centre, situated a short drive out of town and Worley Hall, a luxury hotel set in 26 acres of beautiful woodland. Nearby Renishaw Hall and Gardens are open from March to September and a visit to see its unique gardens and exhibitions is highly recommended.
Outside the city lies some of the best scenery in the UK. A hire car is essential to make travelling and discovery of the area easy...
South Yorkshire boasts many reservoirs, peaks and vales among the beautiful nearby Peak District national park, one of the most picturesque areas in the UK. The area is well known for beautiful walks, picnic sites and fantastic views, with the scenery changing throughout the year.
You could also visit the nearby Chatsworth House, one of the UK's premier country houses set in rolling hills. You can explore the house and its treasures, as well as its gardens packed with sculptures and plants.
Alternatively, visit picturesque Penistone, the highest market town in the country, Bawtry, once an inland port and now home to great shops and nightlife, or the major cities of Barnsley, Doncaster and Rotherham.
The city is sat on the M1 motorway with easy access north to Leeds and south to the East Midland cities of Derby and Nottingham. Manchester lies 30 miles to the west.
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