Situated just off the M1, Sheffield is not only an easy place to get to from anywhere in the country, it really is the Full Monty. Once famed for its steel industry, Sheffield is now a hub of cafes, bars, restaurants and nightclubs, particularly in the Division Street and West Street areas of the city. Home to a lively student community, there is no shortage of nocturnal options that will float everyone’s boat.
There are a million and one things to do in and around Sheffield during daylight hours: quad biking, paintballing and off road driving to name but a few, all within a short driving distance from the city centre. Which, of course, means that afterwards you'll be ready to enjoy a hearty meal and sample the delights of what the pride of Yorkshire has to offer.
Sheffield is filled with fun and interesting college students that keep the town hopping. There are bargains to be had by a hen party in Sheffield because the locals like to cater to the needs of the local students. There is always entertainment and a great nightlife year round.
Due to the large volume of students that reside in Sheffield pedestrian walkways are abundant throughout the center of the city. Your hen do will be able to enjoy getting just about anywhere you want by foot. This means that there is the potential to save a lot of money that would be spent on traveling you were to have your hen party at another destination. If your hen party gets tired there are different forms of public transportation that available. The price is determined by the distance that your hen party travels. There is a bus that runs every couple of minutes throughout the day so your hen do will never be waiting for a bus for very long.
* When having a hen weekend in Sheffield be sure to visit the Millennium Gallery. There are amazing pieces of artwork that have been constructed from metal and some are very old and historic.
* The Winter Garden has wonderful coffee. No matter what time of year you have your hen party in Sheffield the coffee will accommodate. The coffee is served at a cooler temperature in the summer and piping hot during the winter.
History and culture:
Sheffield was known as a steel town of great importance at one time. It quickly revamped itself and became a city with art and a life all its own. A hen weekend in Sheffield will not only allow for the members of your hen party to enjoy beautiful scenery but also be in an area that has produced well-known musicians like the Arctic Monkeys and Jarvis Cocker.
The indoor Castle Market is open every day of the week except Sunday. There are quite a few great places to shop within the walls. No matter what budget your hen party is on, there will be something in one of the affordable shops that lie within the Castle market.
There are many great clubs to choose from in the Devonshire Quarter when the sun goes down. It is possible to have a great hen weekend in Sheffield filled with great food, awesome shopping and nights of dancing. Your hen party will not have to spend an arm and a leg to have a great night out on the town because many of the local pubs and clubs offer discounts because of the many students that live within the area.
Eating and drinking:
Eating in Sheffield on your hen weekend does not have to be expensive either. There are many great restaurants that offer specials each and every night of the week. The UK Mama has African-inspired food and Polonium will allow you to enjoy a few Polish favorites without breaking the bank. There are so many restaurants to choose from that everyone in your hen party is sure to be satisfied.