Best things to do in Sheffield this summer

Best things to do in Sheffield this summer

Have you recently moved to Sheffield? Then we’re sure that you’ll be looking for lots of ways to relax during the summer and explore the local area. In this blog, we’re letting you know the best things to do in Sheffield this summer.

Renting in Sheffield, South Yorkshire 

Sheffield is a popular place to rent in with many different areas to consider. Kelham Island in particular is the perfect place to live with so much going on. Whether you’re looking for a new hobby class on a Tuesday night or a drink and a bite to eat with friends on a Friday – there’s something for everyone!

The area of Kelham Island is located just outside of the city centre, and is a vibrant and exciting place to reside for people of all ages. Don’t just take our word for it – Kelham Island was voted in the top 50 coolest neighbourhoods in the world in 2022 (35th to be exact).

Rent prices in Kelham vary based on property size, location and other features, such as parking and furnishings. We have a fantastic team of letting agents who can support you with the whole renting process. Take a look at our properties to rent in Sheffield.

Head to the Peak District 

One of the biggest benefits of living in Sheffield is that you can enjoy the city, or head out in the car for 15 minutes for a free walk in the Peaks. There are so many fantastic walking routes to explore with stunning views across the city. It’s a great idea to take a picnic and remember to pack plenty of sun cream for the day! 

Some impressive nature walks include: 

  • Higger Tor 
  • Padley Gorge 
  • Little Barbrook
  • Bamford Edge 
  • Win Hill

These hiking trails vary in distance and difficulty, but are sure to provide you with a great day out and stunning views. 

Peddler Market 

Peddler Market is held at the beginning of every month in a fantastic warehouse location. The warehouse is filled with tasty food options and brilliant craft makers, and there’s even a live DJ! The event runs on Friday evening and Saturday daytime into the evening, and you don’t want to miss it! Find out when the next market is here.

Visit a local park

There are so many stunning parks to choose from in Sheffield, including Endcliffe Park, Weston Park Museum, Botanical Gardens, Peace Gardens, and plenty more! Many of these parks have cafes, which are perfect for a coffee and a moment to relax. For those visiting with children, there are playgrounds around too! Why not treat the family to a delicious ice cream to cool down during your summer day out? 

Try out the local eateries 

Sheffield is full of amazing eateries, there really is something for everyone here. You could head into the city centre or surrounding areas for a tasty meal out with friends and family. Sheffield’s full of options no matter what time of day it is. 

Visit the Crucible or the Lyceum Theatre

Living in the UK, we can’t always rely on the weather, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still have a great day out! Why not take a look at what’s on at the Crucible or the Lyceum Theatre? There’s often impressive entertainment to wow everyone visiting. 

Sheffield Museums and artists

If you love arts and culture, Sheffield boasts a huge variety of art galleries featuring contemporary art. There are some fantastic exhibitions around the area. The Millenium Gallery is full of history from the steel industry and you may even find some live music at your local! Keep an eye out for the Tramlines festival in the summer holidays!

Renting in Sheffield

Are you considering renting a property in Sheffield? Our letting experts can support you with the whole renting process. We’ll help you find a home you love, whether you’re after a family home or an apartment in the city. Sheffield’s friendly community makes it a fantastic place for students, couples and families to live. Contact us today for advice and to see our latest Sheffield properties to rent.

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