20 Best Things To Do Outdoors In Sheffield Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do Outdoors In Sheffield

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Boy behind the steering of a vehicle at the National Emergency Services Museum

National Emergency Services Museum

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Get hands-on with 200 years of emergency services history at the The National Emergency Services Museum! Step inside a real Victorian combined fire,...

Sheffield's grand town hall on Curious About Sheffield trail

Curious About Sheffield

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Sheffield gives an entertaining glimpse into what makes this fascinating Yorkshire city what it is today. Resident or just visiting you...

Boys on Treasure Hunt Trail

The Sheffield Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Sheffield Treasure Hunt Trail is a sure winner for aspiring spies or pirates in training. After cracking clues and working as a team, any gold do...

Outside view of Weston Park Museum in Sheffield

Weston Park Museum

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Weston Park Museum boasts extensive collections in many areas including social, natural and global history, with a wealth of permanent and temporary...

Go karts at Parkwood Karting in Sheffield

Parkwood Karting

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Whizz through a 470 metre track of challenging corners and sizzling straights at Parkwood Karting , Sheffield. You can have the track all to yourselv...

Highfield Adventure Playground in Sheffield

Highfield Adventure Playground

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

For exciting outdoor fun Highfield Adventure Playground is the place to be! Kids will love the tunnel slide, wild zip wire and water pumps in the out...

Monument at Norfolk Heritage Park in Sheffield

Norfolk Heritage Park

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Norfolk Heritage Park has 30 Hectares of Green Flag Award Winning Victorian Park with playgrounds for under 8s and over 8s, lots of sports pitches, a...

Flowers at Sheffield Botanical Gardens

Sheffield Botanical Gardens

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Sheffield Botanical Gardens is a green haven in the middle of the city with lots to see and enjoy. They are listed by English Heritage as a Grade II...

Outside view of Sheffield Manor Lodge in Sheffield

Sheffield Manor Lodge

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Sheffield Manor Lodge Sheffield Manor Lodge is the last remains of what was once the Great Sheffield Deer Park. Today you can visit the Discovery Cen...

Adventure Now girl with crossbow

Adventure Now

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Go outdoors for an action-packed day with the family at Adventure Now and feel like a true warrior! Bow and arrow, or an axe, whatever weapon you’d l...

Hot air balloon at Endcliffe Park in Sheffield

Endcliffe Park

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Endcliffe Park , located 2 miles southwest of Sheffield city centre, is a 15 hectare city park built to commemorate the Jubilee of Queen Victoria, th...

Families at cafe area in The Play Arena in Sheffield

The Play Arena

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Play Arena The Play Arena has carefully considered the needs of children and their parents/carers and this shows in the excellent range of activi...

Field at Wincobank Hill in Sheffield

Wincobank Hill

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Wincobank Hill offers superb views over Sheffield and is made up of a mixture of heathland, woodland and open ground so there is plenty of space for...

Pavilion at Ecclesall Woods in Sheffield

Ecclesall Woods

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Ecclesall Woods are the largest semi natural woodland in South Yorkshire and are popular due to range of wildlife, plus the archaeological and histor...

Families by river at Millhouses Park in Sheffield

Millhouses Park

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Millhouses Park can be found roughly 3 miles south west of Sheffield city centre, and offers 13 hectares of Green Flag Award wining parkland, with a...

Bluebells at Woolley Woods in Sheffield

Woolley Woods

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Woolley Wood has a great variety of trees, some of which are not native, so it is a great place for kids to compare and try to identify different spe...

Outside view of Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet in Sheffield

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Abbeydale Works was once the largest water-powered industrial site on the River Sheaf: a dedicated place of highly skilled metal working from 1697 to...

Magna Science Adventure Centre

Magna Science Adventure Centre2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

For a family day out with an extra spark, make sure to head down to Magna Science Adventure Centre! Get ready to explore over 100 of the wackiest int...

Wheata Woods

Wheata Woods

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Wheata Woods is over 600 years old and full of history as well as wildlife. There are a number of bridlepaths and trails to follow plus the northern...

Outside view of Boston Castle and Park in Rotherham

Boston Castle and Park

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Originally built as a shooting lodge by the esteemed Earl of Effingham, Boston Castle is a 2 story cuboid building standing tall on one of Rotherham'...

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