Staying in Sheffield

When it comes to a short break, Sheffield has it all. If cities and indulgence are your thing, Sheffield, with its fine dining restaurants, great shopping and culture will be right up your street. Or, if the outdoors and nature is your preferred activity, with the expansive Peak District and masses of outdoor attractions in the region, Sheffield offers every activity to suit your needs. Staying in Sheffield offers exciting nights out and adventurous days of exploring the extensive gardens and parks.

Staying in Sheffield offers exciting nights out and adventurous days of exploring the extensive gardens and parks we have here…

Green City

Sheffield has scooped a massive 22 national Green Flag quality awards for the management of our parks and green spaces… some of the places of note include the Botanical gardens, Ecclesall Woods, Weston Park, the Peak District, Endcliffe Park, Animal Park, Norfolk Park, Graves Park and hidden gems such as Hillsborough walled garden and Heeley City Farm, Shire Brook Nature Reserve and Shepherds Wheel.

Arts and Culture

Sheffield is home to some award-winning galleries and museums and is nationally renowned for it’s theatres.
Whether it’s music, world-class exhibitions, theatre or comedy you’ll be sure to find something that suits every taste.

There are cultural centres and attractions in every corner of the city with exhibitions which constantly change so day by day there are new and exciting experiences to encounter and enjoy when stopping in Sheffield.

Also look out for the ‘Tramlines Festival’ a free music event hosted throughout the city in the summer months.


Sport is more than a game in Sheffield; it’s a passion. Hardly surprising in a city which boasts the world’s first ever football club and where the rules of the game were first written.

Pack your kit and get down to one of the welcoming local sports clubs or check out the numerous stadiums, pitches, tracks and pools that Sheffield has to offer. Whether it’s grass roots football or world class athletics, ice Sheffield, diving, climbing or cycling – it’s sporting heaven.


Within easy reach from the Garrison Hotel, Sheffield you’ll stumble upon shopping hot spots such as Kelham Island, The Moor, Fargate, Orchard Square, the trendy Eccleshall Rd and Hunters Bar, Abbeydale Road and the Devonshire quarter and West St. for great nightlife in Sheffield.

If the city centre’s choice of stores isn’t enough, then Meadowhall, located on the outskirts of the city and a quick tram ride from the centre, cannot fail to satisfy. Home to famous fashion brands, the centre also houses travel agents, opticians, home furnishings and electrical retailers. With over 270 stores under the same roof, the centre’s diversity and convenience ensure the perfect shopping trip.–about/tourist-information.html

When looking for a hotel in Sheffield, the Garrison Hotel has easy access to nearby Hillsborough, and the supertram service just a two minute walk away runs directly into the City Centre and further on to Meadowhall Shopping Centre too.

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