Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Sheffield

Enjoy the area's theater scene, entertainment and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Sheffield. This welcoming city is known for its sporting events, gardens and monuments. Peace Gardens, Millennium Gallery and Magna Science Adventure Centre are a few of the top cultural sights. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Sheffield

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Sheffield a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Magna Science Adventure Centre (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Sheffield Winter Garden (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • King Edward's Swimming Pool (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Parkwood Karting (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Hillsborough Leisure Centre (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Concord Park Golf Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Sheffield

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sheffield is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Peace Gardens (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Sherwood Forest Country Park (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)
  • Sheffield Winter Garden (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Crookes Park (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Sheffield Botanical Gardens (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Meersbrook Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Sheffield

Fly into Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), the closest airport, located 20.2 mi (32.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Manchester (MAN), which is 33.1 mi (53.3 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Sheffield Station, Darnall Station and Meadowhall Interchange Station are the main stations in the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Sheffield?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 821 vacation rentals near Sheffield. From 464 Cabins to 464 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sheffield for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Sheffield?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Sheffield. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • University of Sheffield Drama Studio: 1,124 vacation rentals
  • Chapeltown Station: 673 vacation rentals
  • Sheffield Hallam University: 1,059 vacation rentals
  • Ecclesall Woods: 1,339 vacation rentals
  • Sheffield City Hall: 1,065 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sheffield listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Sheffield?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 464 Cabins in Sheffield. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sheffield include:

  • Cottages: 464 rentals available
  • Houses: 214 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 464 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sheffield?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 14 vacation rentals with pool available in Sheffield. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.