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Sheffield Bed and Breakfast accommodation at amazing prices

  • compare and choose from our collection of Sheffield B&Bs and boutique hotels
  • options range from small independent hotels in Sheffield to family-run guest houses, where you will be looked after by the owner
  • in all cases, you will have a comfy bed, breakfast will be prepared for you, and you will be given help and advice on travel and local visitor attractions
  • this is an affordable and often more characterful alternative to staying in a larger hotel in Sheffield

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Sheffield Visitor information

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The city of Sheffield has recently undergone significant regeneration and is a vibrant and exciting city to visit.

The Lyceum Theatre and the Crucible Theatre are the city’s two major theatres, which together with the smaller Studio Theatre make up the largest theatre complex outside London. Four major art galleries are based in the city, including the modern Millennium Galleries and the Site Gallery. The Sheffield Arena is located in the Don Valley area just outside the city centre and it is one of the major arenas in the UK hosting big music acts of the world.

The city also has a number of other attractions such as the Sheffield Winter Gardens and the Peace Gardens, the Botanical gardens (just five minutes walk from the university accommodation), Ice Sheffield, the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, as well as several museums, including the Weston Park Museum, the Kelham Island Museum, the Sheffield Fire and Police Museum, Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet and Shepherd Wheel. Sheffield also has many large parks such as Millhouses Park, Endcliffe Park, and Graves Park.

The films The Full Monty, Threads, Looks and Smiles, When Saturday Comes and Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? were based in the city.

Located just 5 miles from the southern end of the Pennine hills in the Peak District and offering easy access to many attractions located within the Peak District - the UK's first National Park. A visit to Bakewell and the spa town of Buxton is a definite on your list of places to visit.

Getting to Sheffield

By Road: Central to the motorway network Sheffield has excellent access to and from the M1, M18, M62 and A1.

By Train: Travelling times to Sheffield:

• London: 2 hours 15 minutes

• Birmingham: 1 hour 10 minutes

• Manchester: 50 minutes

By Air: Sheffield is also only a short drive from three other international airports:

•Doncaster Sheffield: 35 minutes

•Manchester: 1 hour

•East Midlands: 1 hour

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Sheffield History

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Sheffield has seen human occupation since at least the last ice age, but significant growth in the settlements that are now incorporated into the city did not occur until the Industrial Revolution.

After the Norman conquest, Sheffield Castle was built to control the Saxon settlements and Sheffield developed into a small town, no larger than the current city centre. By the 14th century Sheffield was noted for the production of knives, and by 1600, it had become the second centre of cutlery production in England after London. In the 1740s, Benjamin Huntsman significantly improved the crucible steel process, allowing a much better production quality. At about the same time, Sheffield plate, a form of silver plating, was invented. The associated industries led to the rapid growth of Sheffield; the town was incorporated as a borough in 1843 and granted a city charter in 1893.

During the first half of the 20th century, the city remained a major industrial centre, but following the 1973 oil crisis, technological improvements and economies of scale, and a wide-reaching restructuring of steel production throughout the European Economic Community led to the closure of many of the steelworks from the early 1970s onward. Urban and economic regeneration schemes were initiated in the late 1980s. The city centre was blighted by empty shops and improvements have been halted by the Great Recession until improvements from 2012 onwards were and are being implemented.

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