Visit South Yorkshire with a professional Blue Badge Tourist Guide and discover stunning scenery, industrial heritage cities, hidden market towns and hamlets. Drop into historical inns, visit windmills, old churches and steam railways and enjoy cosmopolitan cities like Sheffield to enjoy a slice of city life and culture. There really is something for everyone in South Yorkshire.
A walking tour of Sheffield with your Blue Badge Tourist Guide will help you to discover the City’s Town Hall, the marvellous Millennium Gallery, its beautiful Winter Gardens, Cutlers Hall and the Peace Garden. Visit Sheffield Cathedral and St Marie’s Cathedral and enjoy world class theatre at the Crucible and Lyceum Theatres.
If you want to venture further afield, your personal guide can help you to explore the Weston Park Museum and Art Gallery, Sheffield’s famous University and the Botanical Gardens. Visit fascinating Kelham Island, an industrial museum in the heart of the former steel-producing quarter. Learn all about the start of the industrial revolution at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet and visit Sheffield Manor Lodge, where Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned.
Explore the Minster and 15th century Chantry Chapel. Just on the outskirts you can visit Magna a massive former steel factory and now a Science Adventure Centre, ideal for younger visitors. Stop off at Wentworth Woodhouse, a stately home with the longest facade in Europe (even bigger than Buckingham Palace) and visit the popular Wentworth Village. Last but not least a visit to Roche Abbey is a must!
In the City Centre you can enjoy the Cooper Art Gallery and experience local history at the Barnsley Museum. A drive away you’ll visit Cannon Hall, a museum that will keep the children engaged and entertained as will neighbouring Worsbrough Mill, a working flour mill. Visit Elsecar Heritage Centre where you can ride on a steam train or browse in quaint antique shops. Wentworth Castle Gardens is a delightful spot with beautiful plant displays and unusual historical features.
No visit to South Yorkshire is complete without a visit to Doncaster. Discover the Georgian Mansion House, Doncaster Minster, the Corn Exchange and the renovated Wool Exchange. Take a flutter at the races at St Leger, visit Cusworth Hall Museum for a taste of local history, explore Brodsworth Hall and meet the fluffy residents of Yorkshire Wildlife Park.
Doncaster is only 90 mins from London by train and there are good connections to other towns in South Yorkshire. So treat yourself to a visit to South Yorkshire with your very own Blue Badge Tourist Guide.