A city inspiring

A city inspiring

Sheffield is healthy, thriving and sustainable, it's future ready

For the active imagination, Sheffield is one of England's greenest cities with over 4.5 million trees and 20,000 Strava users enjoying recreational cycling across the city.

Sheffield is best known as the Outdoor City, home to both the UK's largest multi-sport training centre - the English Institute of Sport - plus the Health & Wellbeing Research Centre at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park.

For the culture curious, Sheffield is home to the largest theatre complex outside London, with the iconic Crucible Theatre, hosting the World Snooker Championship for the past 44 Years. For the musically inclined Sheffield has a thriving local music scene, making it one of the UK's leading music cities. Venues such as City Hall, Sheffield Arena, O2 Academy, and the legendary Leadmill, host a broad range of international bands, artists and DJs throughout the year.

Running routes

Crucible and Lyceum Theatre

Peace Gardens, Sheffield


Women of Street statue

Open space

No surprise that Natural England chose Sheffield as its head office location...

Sheffield, Trams

Garden near Sheffield University

4 airports within 90 mins provide direct flights to all corners of the globe

555 sq miles

= 1,437 km2
The peak district has it all

1 of only 8 tram systems in the UK

Retail and

196+ market stalls, artisan food producers and locally sourced organic products all housed at the moor market

From market towns through to city centres the Sheffield City Region has something for everyone.

Sheffield's authentic and independent spirit is reflected in the city centre's retail offering, with an eclectic mix of quirky shopping districts alongside a large variety of high-street brands and two of the UK's largest food halls; Cutlery Works and Kommune. A short journey outside of the city centre is one of Europe's largest shopping centres, Meadowhall, home to over 270 outlets.

A short journey outside of the city centre is one of Europe's largest shopping centres, Meadowhall, home to over 270 outlets.

Home to the highly successful

Sheffield is home to some of the greatest minds in the country. A city with an international reputation as a centre of advanced manufacturing and innovation.

With over 60,000 students based at two world class universities ranked in the Top 100 Universities in the World, Sheffield has the 5th highest student population in the UK's core cities, providing a rich vein of highly skilled future staff.

University of Sheffield

In great

Perfectly placed

Make your own path

Escape from the daily grind and enjoy running and cycling routes around Sheffield. The wake up route explores the city's central waterways.

It follows the canal from its basin at Victoria Quays, crossing a bridge to run alongside the River Don. The city also offers endless recreational opportunities for staff commuting to work, taking a lunchtime break or a walking meeting. There's a whole lot more to Sheffield than meets the eye.

Fiver weirs run

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Park run

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Dam flask loop

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Cycle Routes Through Sheffield

Morning wake up
StartCommercial St, S1 2AR
Monday push
StartCommercial St, S1 2AR
After hours
StartGreno Woods, S35 8RS
Power ride
StartSheffield Station, S1 2BP