- Ages 9+
- Tourist Attractions, Tours and River Cruises
Curious About Sheffield gives an entertaining glimpse into what makes this fascinating Yorkshire city what it is today.
Resident or just visiting you'll spot things you wouldn't have otherwise noticed, and be constantly surprised by this famous Yorkshire city.
Walk 1: Victoria Quays to Peace Gardens
This walk takes you from the picturesque port of Victoria Quays at the end of the Sheffield canal, to vibrant gardens in the heart of the city: a living celebration of world peace. In between you'll walk beside Sheffield's Supertrams, circle its unusual cathedral and a Georgian Square from Paradise, pass an imposing Town Hall, the celebrated Crucible Theatre and the wonderful Winter Gardens. Something for everyone!
Peace Gardens to Monument Grounds
Passing the Town Hall this walk takes you first to the City Hall, a contemporary venue for special events. Descend now down the ‘gold route' to Sheffield station, past modern university buildings sporting modern poetry, and a Cutting Edge water feature. Traverse the station and the Supertram tracks to ascend a hill with an unusual amphitheatre, ending at enchanting gardens with stunning views over most of Sheffield.
Have fun and stay curious...
Walks are self guided, so can be done whenever you like and in your own time!
Starts at Victoria Quays, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 5SU, England
WebsiteClick here to visit Curious About Sheffield's website.
Curious About Sheffield has not told us about their parking.
No, there are no toilets available.
Public toilets are available on the way.
No, there are no baby changing facilities.
Curious About Sheffield has not told us if you can bring a picnic.
Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.
Curious About Sheffield passes lots of pubs, bars, restaurants, shops and cafes. At the start of the first walk, Victoria Quays has a couple of cafes and is a pleasant place to a sit, picnic and watch the boats go by. The secluded Leopold Square has a number of restaurants and an area to sit. On the second walk there are a number of cafes, bars and restaurants around Peace Gardens and St Paul's Place. The Winter Gardens are worth a visit, and also have a cafe, as has The Millennium Gallery on Arundel Gate. Monument Grounds at the end of the walk offer fantastic views over Sheffield City Centre and beyond: a great spot for a picnic.
No, Curious About Sheffield is not wheelchair friendly.
No, Curious About Sheffield have stated they are not pushchair friendly.
Curious About Sheffield has not told us if they are dog friendly.