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Walk Sheffield: Ice Age to Innovation

Walk Sheffield: Ice Age to Innovation

Duration:4 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I've always been intrigued by how people and places shape each other, making living in Sheffield so compelling. I have also gained knowledge and skills from my university degrees in Literature, Anthropology, and Nursing, and my employment as a Nurse and Community Development Worker. So my tour will delve into the natural, political and literary history of Sheffield's key sites, outlining how…
Richard
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What we’ll do

After sharing our interests and expectations for the tour, we hop back in time to early Celtic settlement of Sheffield. We then explore the economic wealth architectural grandeur and engineering feats of Sheffield's Industrial Age. You'll find out how it wasn't all rosy as we pass sites of illness and poverty. As we walk across the city, our story becomes nearer to the present: I point out areas…

What else you should know

If there's anything you'd like to know that I've not mentioned, then please don't hesitate to message me. I'm always happy to answer any question that might make the day more enjoyable for you.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
A hot or soft drink When we stop for a break at the mid-point of our walk, I'll buy you all a non-alcoholic drink at a cafe chosen by the group

What to bring

Waterproof, warm clothes in case it rains
Good shoes
Snacks and water
Camera (if wanting to take photographs)
Money for any items you might want to buy when we stop for a break

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Where you'll be

The walk involves 5 miles of travel and 500m of height gain over 4 hours. During this time it takes in six areas of this diverse and compact city. We'll stop in one of my favourite coffee shops and pass monuments and parks not typically visited by tourists. I'll be able to tell you about the city from the different perspectives of tourist, student, health worker and bookworm, having been all of these things during my time in Steel City.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend. We will take time to explore key sites on route and go at a moderate pace, leaving nobody behind. However, participants should have good mobility and an adequate fitness level to walk around this hilly city…

More tips

If there's anything you'd like to know that I've not mentioned, then please don't hesitate to message me. I'm always happy to answer any question that might make the day more enjoyable for you.
Richard
Walk Sheffield: Ice Age to Innovation
1 review
£20 / person
1 review
£20 / person