Sheffield Heritage

Step back in time

Once the Great Sheffield Deer Park, the 14 hectare Sheffield Manor Lodge invites you to journey back through time and experience the city from the Saxon age right up to the present day. Take a stroll over to the 1574 Turret House and see if you can decipher truth from legend in the Ruined Lodge and Gardens.

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet is a unique eighteenth century industrial works. Catch a glimpse of life at home and at work at a rural scythe and steelworks dating back to the 18th century. Also view our page on Sheffield Castle.

Landscapes forged from steel

The chances are you’ll know the steel industry is woven into the fabric of Sheffield. Experience for yourself how steelmaking forged the city you know today at Kelham Island Museum and follow its growth through the Industrial Revolution, the Victorian era and two world wars. The story continues at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet where you’ll see the only intact crucible steel furnace surviving in the world today.

On top of this, there are reminders of early industry on riverside walks through the Rivelin Valley and through the Porter Valley to Shepherd’s Wheel.

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