Day Trippers Guides

Day Trippers

Give it A Go in your own time with our range of DIY trips - perfect for exploring Sheffield and (slightly) beyond. All fun, all accessible on foot or public transport from the city centre and perfect for those on a budget. Download one of our six pdf guides below!


While we want our students to enjoy the spaces in the city and learn something new. We must make sure our students are safe and adhering to current government guidelines. Please check the latest government guidelines before taking part in any of these tours - https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

  • No unnecessary travel. Please only visit these places if they do not require you to use public transport.
  • Please only take part in these tours with your household or support bubble
  • Please do not take part in these tours if you have COVID 19 symptoms and book a test ASAP

Sheffield Botanical Gardens

The Sheffield Botanical Gardens are botanical gardens situated off Ecclesall Road in Sheffield, with 5,000 species of plants in 19 acres of land.

Graves Park Farm

Pet and feed a myriad of lovely animals including the lovely Highland Cattle, take lots of photos and then have a stroll in the huge Graves Park,

Heeley City Farm

See the wildlife gardens, dementia gardens, food growing area and wonderful animals in the fields, stables and ‘Little Critter’ area.

Ladybower Reservoir

Ladybower Reservoir is a large ‘Y’ shaped reservoir, the lowest of the three in the Upper Derwent Valley. It was built between 1935 - 1943 and then it took a further two years to fill it.

Our Cow Molly Ice Cream Parlour & Reservoir Walk

Take a walk around the reservoir taking in wonderful scenery, enjoy watching the boating and rowing on the dam. Or enjoy amazing ice cream produced right there on site and visit the animals.

Weston Park

Enjoy the sunshine in Weston Park, just outside the museum, enjoy a coffee on the bandstand or stroll around the lovely gardens.