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Half Day Canoe Hire on the Picturesque River Wye from Hay-On-Wye
"Hay – Whitney Estimated time - half a dayHay to Whitney is a 5.25 mile paddle starting in the picturesque town of Hay-on-Wye. “Hay” often described as ""the town of books” is home to the famous literary festival. The Hay-Whitney paddle is a diverse and exciting stretch with an abundance of kingfishers otters sand martins herons and leaping salmon. If you’re going to canoe the Wye there’s no better a place to start!"
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Guided Canoe Full-Day Tour Down the River Wye from Hay-On-Wye
"Make the most of your day on the river Wye with a guided canoe trip. Learn paddle skills local history and about the wildlife along the river. Gain a more bespoke experience and make the most out of your day on the River Wye. Your guide is a BCU Qualified Paddler and has a deep knowledge of the River Wye and surrounding area.""""Make the most of your day on the river Wye with a guided canoe trip. Learn paddle skills local history and about the wildlife along the river. Gain a more bespoke experience and make the most out of your day on the wye."title=Highlights&1=Guided+canoe+trip+on+the+Wye+River&2=Learn+some+new+paddling+skills+from+the+expert+paddler%2Fguide&3=Hear+about+the+history+of+the+area+from+the+guide&4=Small-group+trip+ensures+plenty+of+personalized+attention+from+the+guide""
From GBP80.00
 
Manchester City FC Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Etihad Stadium
"Head inside Etihad Stadium with your entrance ticket and start with a 20-minute self-guided walk through a series of interactive displays and exhibits. Designed to give you the background on Manchester City FC the exhibition space documents the city’s so-called ‘dream team’ throughout the decades from the club’s early days in the late 1800s to visions for the future.Meet your guide after browsing the exhibition and set out on your behind-the-scenes tour of the stadium to see the places where famous games have been won lost celebrated and commiserated. Visit the home dressing rooms
From GBP17.00

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Castle Market -Views From...

UPDATED- Sadly, Castle Market is no more --- It is being demolished at present. PLEASE DO NOT RATE THIS TIPRecently, I'd found out that you could view the foundations of Sheffield Castle, that are...
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Paradise Square

This pleasant cobbled Georgian square is home to many solicitors offices - (It was in one of these offices, back in the late 1980's that I was granted my 'Freedom to Travel' - aka my Divorce!)Local...
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Attercliffe - East End Park - Don Valley Bowl

On New Years Day, we went for (another)! wander around t'Cliffe, this time heading for a stroll around East End Park - (or Don Valley Bowl as I know it as) This site is part of where the vast 32 acre...
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Father and Daughter Post Boxes

On the Surrey Street side of the Town Hall are two red Post Boxes. These are a George V and Elizabeth 11 , so Father and Daughter! Both are in use for citizens of Sheffield to post their mail. During...
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Bill Drummond Grafitti on Norfolk Bridge

" Imaging Waking Tomorrow And All The Music Has Disappeared" is the painted message on Norfolk Bridge, which spans the River Don, just outside Sheffields city centre. I'd been reminded of this piece...
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Sheffield Castle Foundations

UPDATE- OCTOBER 2014 - Castle Market closed in November 2013, so for now it is not possible to view the foundations, However I have heard that early 2015, work will start to redevelop the area and...
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Street Art - Can you see what it is yet?

PLEASE DO NOT RATE THIS TIPIn view of the recent court ruling, with Rolf Harris being awarded a custodial sentence for his many cases of child abuse- Sheffield City Council are planning to...
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An advertisement to fireclay bricks and figures

Located on Devonshire Street, many people must pass this building without realising that this Chinese cake shop Cake R Us, Yummys noodle restaurant and 'Within Reason' were once the warehouse and show...
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High Hazels Park

It has been a few years since I last visited High Hazels Park, so I was very pleasantly surprised to see how the park had undergone a transformation.Originally the park was the private gardens of...
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Attercliffe - Hill Top Chapel

A hidden gem! The grade 11 listed, Hill Top Chapel dates back to 1629, with services being held from the 10th October 1630 . It took me a while to find the chapel, where Benjamin Huntsmans memorial...
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Joseph Thorntons Home -Thornton Chocolates!

When I moved to Sheffield in the late 1970's, I soon became aware of Thorntons Chocolates - There was a Thorntons shop on Chapel Walk (not far from Norfolk Street- where the first Thorntons premises...
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Ornate Facade of Cardboard Box Factory

I've been intrigued by this building for many years. About 10 years ago, the building was developed into offices. While the façade was preserved, a whole new building was constructed behind it. It was...
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A Hymn on the wall ...

I drive past the Eye Witness Works most evenings, but it was only very recently that I decided to explore on foot, as I'd spotted some examples of street art by Kid Acne on a doorway.Reading up on the...
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Sheffield Women of Steel plaque

During WW1 and WW2' the steelworks were kept running by the women of Sheffield, for many this was their first work experience. Working long hours, doing heavy, often dangerous work along with running...
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Top Hotels in Sheffield

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Attercliffe Common Road, (formerly "Travel Inn"), Sheffield, S9 2LU, United Kingdom
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Worksop Road, Aston, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S26 2EE, United Kingdom
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119 Norfolk Street (formerly Macdonald St. Paul's Hotel), Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 2JE, UK
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Sheffield Road, Meadowhall, Sheffield, S9 2YL, United Kingdom
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Angel Street / Bank Street Corner, Sheffield, S3 8LN, United Kingdom
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Leopold Street 2, Leopold Square, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2JG, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Sheffield

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Meadowhall Shopping Centre

All major UK cities have seemingly sprouted a major shopping centre in the last couple of decades. With plenty of spare land available following the collapse of the industrial base of Sheffield in the...
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Cholera Monument

The Cholera Monument is a memorial in Sheffield, to the victims of a cholera epidemic of 1832. 402 victims of the disease were buried in grounds between Park Hill and Norfolk Park adjoining Clay Wood....
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Peace Gardens

This public space is adjacent to Sheffield Town Hall and not far from the Winter Garden and Millennium Galleries and were part of Sheffield's econominc and cultural regeneration. The Peace Gardens...
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Winter Garden

This is a wonderful place. A gigantic, architect designed greenhouse, right in the city centre. The plants are wonderful, and clearly the locals enjoy just sitting around to chill out. A cafe at...
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City Hall

Sheffield City Hall was designed by E. Vincent Harris, a municipal architect, who designed the building in a classical revival as noted with the columns at the entrance. It took three years to build...
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Matlock Bath

Plenty of places to eat here ranging from fish and chips to pub meals to the odd restaurant or two.....the prices are ok, about average....the best place for fish and chips has to be in...
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