Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery
The Millennium Gallery is Sheffield’s premier destination for art, craft and design. Here you can see some of Sheffield’s unique heritage, including the metalwork which made the city world famous, alongside contemporary art and design exhibitions.
Sheffield Winter Gardens
Sheffield’s impressive multi award-winning Winter Garden is one of the largest temperate glasshouses to be built in the UK during the last hundred years and has created a stunning green world with more than 2,500 plants from around the globe. With direct access from Millennium Galleries and Millennium Square, the Winter Garden is the perfect oasis in the heart of England’s fourth largest city. The Winter Garden also provides a home for the Bessemer Gallery and offers a welcome stop for coffee and light refreshments.
Phone: 0114 273 6895
Address: Sheffield Winter Garden, Surrey Street, Sheffield South Yorkshire, S1 2HH
The home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire is set in the magnificent landscape of Derbyshire’s Peak District National Park.
The 1000 acre park, farm shop and restaurant are open all year round. The farm shop specialises in the best local and regional food, quality produce fresh from the estate, tenant farms, Derbyshire suppliers and small food producers.
There is also the Cavendish rooms to enjoy luxurious afternoon tea, the Orangery shop for your home and country living needs and a farm yard with adventure playground for children to enjoy.
Phone: 01246 565300
Address: Chatsworth House, Bakewell , Derbyshire, DE45 1PP
Theatres & Galleries
Sheffield Theatres is the largest theatre complex outside London, comprising the Crucible Theatre, Lyceum Theatre and Crucible Studio. Across three auditoria they offer a huge variety of home-grown and touring productions, with everything from West End musicals to cutting edge drama.
Sheffield’s most prominent galleries are the Graves and Millennium Galleries run by Museums Sheffield, and the city’s flagship contemporary art gallery, Site Gallery. Home to big touring exhibitions, a metalwork display, and the Ruskin Collection. The Millennium Gallery in particular, is the most visited FREE attraction in the North of England, while the beguiling Graves Gallery (on the top floor of the Central Library) is a gem, filled with work by the likes of Bridget Riley and Damien Hirst.
Beyond the big players, creativity continues to run deep in Sheffield, with over 20 smaller galleries and a string of hidden theatres just waiting to be uncovered.
Peak District National Park
The Peak District’s very special qualities are well known to the people who live in the towns and cities that surround the National Park, but for visitors from further away, whether from Britain or abroad, the magic of the Peak District is just waiting to be discovered.
A short break or longer holiday, will allow you to explore some of England’s most spectacular scenery, and in the towns, villages and hamlets – amongst the prettiest in the country – you will find a warm and genuine welcome wherever you go. Every taste is catered for and many exciting activities are available.
The Peak District also enjoys the most extensive public transport network of any national park giving you a unique chance to visit the countryside without having to worry about taking the car. Peak Connections publishes guides to visiting top attractions by bus or train.
Phone: 01629 816 200
Address: Peak District National Park, Aldern House, Baslow Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AE