20 Best Tourist Attractions In Sheffield Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Tourist Attractions In Sheffield

We've rounded up the best tourist attractions in Sheffield in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 109 Sheffield tourist attractions to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the tourist attractions we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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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 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...

Staircase at Grimm & Co in Rotherham

Grimm & Co

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

If you have a taste for the mystical world, then Grimm & Co is the place for you! A magical apothecary selling potions, spells & magical esse...

Map and booklet for The Wentworth Mystery Treasure Trail in Rotherham

The Wentworth Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Rotherham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Wentworth self guided Mystery themed Treasure Trail is a great activity for the whole family. The Trail will take around 2.5 hours to complete, b...

Map and booklet for The Eyam Treasure Trail

The Eyam Treasure Trail

  • Eyam
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Discover more than you were looking for with the Eyam self-guided themed Treasure Trail. Along this 2 mile pre written Trail route you and the kids w...

Kids on Spy Mission Treasure Trail

Barnsley Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Barnsley
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Want to visit Barnsley with the kids but convincing them to go sightseeing is a bit of challenge? Or maybe you live in Barnsley and you think nothing...

Map and booklet for The Bakewell Treasure Trail

The Bakewell Treasure Trail

  • Bakewell
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Discover and learn in the fresh air on the Bakewell self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. Follow the directions around the fixed route and...

Kids on Murder Mystery Treasure Tail

Doncaster Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Doncaster
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Get ready for a thrilling family day out in Doncaster! Channel you inner sleuth and prepare to face the Doncaster Mystery Treasure Trail - a murder m...

Entrance at Deception Escape Rooms in Matlock

Deception Escape Rooms

  • Matlock
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Looking for a new and exciting experience for the whole family? If your kids are over 11, Deception Escape Rooms in Matlock is just the thing you nee...

Train at Peak Rail in Matlock

Peak Rail

  • Matlock
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Peak Rail welcomes your family to journey back (baaack) to a bygone age and experience the historic thrill of steam and diesel on their preserved rai...

Map and booklet for Matlock Bath Treasure Trail

Matlock Bath Treasure Trail

  • Matlock Bath
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Follow the directions on the Matlock Bath self-guided themed Treasure Trail. As you hunt for the answers to our sneaky clues can you and the family s...

Peak District Lead Mining Museum on Curious About The Matlocks trail

Curious About The Matlocks

  • Matlock Bath
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About The Matlocks comprise two fabulous walks of discovery: clues to find, pictures to spot, stories of people and places, plus a detailed m...

Kids looking for clues on Holmfirth Mystery Treasure Trail

Holmfirth Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Holmfirth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

When no one knows whodunnit, trust only the facts on the Holmfirth Mystery Treasure Trail. Everyone's a suspect, even family members… eek! Holmfirth...

Outside view of Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills in Bath

Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills

  • Matlock Bath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills allows you to step back in time, from the moment you ‘clock in' with your entrance tickets and experience t...

Ruins of Sandal Castle in Wakefield

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  • Wakefield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Sandal Castle stands in a commanding position overlooking the River Calder and Yorkshire countryside. The motte and bailey castle has been extensivel...

Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

Cromford Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Cromford
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Ahoy there! Fancy joining a hunt for buried loot? The Cromford Treasure Hunt Trail has one all wrapped up with historic spots and a World Heritage Si...

Map and booklet for The Buxton Mystery Treasure Trail

The Buxton Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Buxton
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Mr Bubbles needs your help! He’s disappeared in a ‘whodunnit’ case where only a crack team of detectives will do the trick. Follow The Buxton Mystery...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Wakefield Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Wakefield
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Follow your sense of adventure and crack the mystery of the Wakefield Treasure Trail! There are 20 clues to be found around the city; solve them all...

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