Quality of Life

Living in the Sheffield City Region means a fantastic quality of life – perfect for anyone thinking of relocating to the region. It’s also the reason why we attract so many visitors from all over the globe every year contributing to a substantial visitor economy. Our diverse and exciting region offers everything from nature to culture as well as great nightlife and sporting activities – there’s something for everyone.

We love the great outdoors

With the Peak District National Park within the region, we offer a unique mix of city living and outdoor adventure. We’ve got a multitude of historic stately homes such as Chatsworth House, beautiful woodland walks and exciting attractions such as the UK’s No.1 walk-through wildlife adventure, Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

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We’re cultured

Home to the Crucible, Lyceum and the Crucible studio theatres (Sheffield Theatres), Sheffield City Region has largest regional theatre complex outside of London.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park is close by, providing an amazing collection of modern and contemporary art pieces set in acres of beautifully landscaped gardens.

We’re also home to Doc Fest, a world leading festival of documentary which attracts over 28,000 people each year with 3,489 individual industry delegates from 59 countries.
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We’re active

Here in Sheffield City Region, we take our sport seriously…

Not only are we home to the English Institute of Sport, the country’s largest multi-sports training centre, but we also have a number of Premiership and Championship football teams as well as the ‘Sheffield Steelers’ our Elite League Ice Hockey Team who were the first ever fully professional ice hockey team in Great Britain.

We also host the World Snooker Championship at Crucible theatre every year as well as one of the most prestigious race weeks of the British horse racing calendar, The St Leger Festival at Doncaster Racecourse.

More recently, we have been proud to welcome The Tour De Yorkshire – a Europe Tour international cycle race and an outstanding event in the international cycling calendar and in 2019 Sheffield welcomed the Invictus Games Trials.

And to top it all off…easy access to the Peak District means that hiking, climbing and rambling in the country are also popular sporting and leisure activities for those lucky enough to live here!
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Watch our video highlighting all the great parts of the Sheffield City Region