Known the world over as the steel city, Sheffield was famed for its industry in the heyday of the 1900s and remains a city of innovation to this day. The smokey chimney stacks are no more, and instead you’ll find a green, modern cityscape set against the stunning backdrop of the Peak District National Park. Those hardworking people of the 1900s have lent their spirit to a modern day Sheffield.
A city where you can enjoy the great outdoors without interruption, where you can drop into award winning pubs and enjoy spectacular food made from fresh local ingredients. Where artists are busy creating new street art and where festivals, live music and great exhibitions are just around the corner.
One of the largest temperate glasshouses to be built in the UK during the last hundred years with more than 2,500 plants from around the world.
The Peak District are well known to the people who live in the towns and cities that surround the National Park but for visitors from further away, the magic of the Peak District is just waiting to be discovered.
The town offers a fantastic mix of traditional and modern culture, not to mention being the most complete Regency town in the UK. When it comes to things to do, Cheltenham have a wide range of attractions, parks, theatres, museums and points of interest plus an abundance of culture and heritage to complement the modern-day leisure and nightlife scene.
Voted the Best Place to Live in the South West 2020 by The Sunday Times with its education, culture and connectivity highlighted amongst its best attributes. Cheltenham is intimate and friendly, a civilised place of culture, learning and discovery. One could write so much about the amount of things to do in Cheltenham that it would take you all day to read, when you really should be here already, enjoying it.
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) offers a unique opportunity to sample train travel from 50 years ago.
Imperial Gardens, which can be found at the rear of the Town Hall, were originally planted out for the exclusive use of the subscribers to the Sherborne Spa.
Opened in 1825, Pittville Park is the largest ornamental park in Cheltenham and features the magnificent Pump Room and lakes.