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Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield S7 2QW, England
+44 114 236 7731
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Really interesting preservation of Sheffield's industrial history

Visited on a whim on a Monday morning. Thoroughly enjoyed it! The staff were welcoming and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Well worth your time to visit

The hamlet is delightful, a real insight to our industrial past. The staff and volunteers were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Daventry, United Kingdom
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Visitors discover the method of producing steel and how workers and their families lived their lives in Abbeydale, a small village that has been involved in metal-working for centuries.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield S7 2QW, England
+44 114 236 7731
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a whim on a Monday morning. Thoroughly enjoyed it! The staff were welcoming and friendly, and the volunteers were very knowledgable. I learnt a lot of things I hadn't really thought about before, and enjoyed the peaceful location. Felt literally like I stepped...More

Thank Bethy24601
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hamlet is delightful, a real insight to our industrial past. The staff and volunteers were friendly and knowledgable. We had a really enjoyable visit and thoroughly recommend that you visit and see for yourselves.

Thank _jetbrain
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Another gem for Sheffield. This was a lovely place of great historical significance to visit and tells a very fascinating story. It was laid out in a very chronicle order and a very well sign posted way. The information boards were the right amount of...More

1  Thank TorontoToStart
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I caught the bus to Abbeydale while visiting Sheffield and was so glad I did. If you are a history buff you'll enjoy this immensely. This is basically a factory for making edged tools which closed at the turn of last century. It is largely...More

4  Thank markjackson100
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our day around abbeydale hamlet. Got a bite to eat in the cafe, nice basic food on offer. Weather a little drizzly but didn't spoil our day, impressive water wheel. Enough to keep us occupied for the day but not too much that we...More

1  Thank johnjtwist
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Each time we visit Sheffield we find another museum relating to the steel industry. Last time was Kelham Island and this time we were taken to Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. The museum demonstrated all aspects of the industry. We were greeted by a very knowledgeable volunteer...More

2  Thank Richard O
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is a terrific tourist spot that is interesting and informative. Start with the overview and short film about the different sections of the steelworks and the waterwheels. When reading the timeline from the start, you need to go into the next room (where the...More

1  Thank tm2450
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I haven't been here since a child but wanted to re-visit with my own children to show them the historical site. Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet did not disappoint and it was interesting to see the workshops with original tools, the full dam and water wheel. We...More

Thank Mags C
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Absolutely loved this day out. The sign posting to the location wasn't as good as it could be, but it was easy enough to get to, the car park is small but when I went there wasn't many cars but the ticket prices were very...More

Thank Lucyj96
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We haven't been to Abbeydale for a few years (before the lottery grant was awarded) so we were delighted when we pulled up to find a shiny new building in the grounds which came from the lottery funding. We don't mind paying an entrance fee...More

Thank Craig H
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Ghada H
26 March 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
sorry been on hols,admission for adults is £4 concessions is £3 children(16 and under)with an adult are free. have a good time
harry s
31 August 2016|
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Response from murdoch62 | Reviewed this property |
harry sorry not replied sooner not been on line, yea a few places to eat your own picnic
14 June 2015|
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Response from Sheffield Indus... S | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The kitchen area at Abbeydale is very small and this prohibits us from providing soup, sorry.