If your trip to Sheffield is all booked but your travel itinerary is a little on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.Soak up the best that this place has to offer by adding Sheffield Town Hall and Peace Gardens to your schedule. If you have an extra day or two to spare, drop by Millennium Gallery and Ponds Forge International Sports Centre too.Plan a stop at Sheffield City Hall. It’s one attraction you’ll usually find on travelers’ must-do lists. If you still have some space on your travel itinerary, Crucible Theatre and Bramall Lane will keep you occupied too.
Make sure you have enough gas in the tank, because Leeds is worth a detour. Situated 30 miles from Sheffield, it offers some wonderful attractions, such as Royal Armouries and Temple Newsam House. Get set to rack up those miles, because Nottingham Castle and Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem are also worth a road trip. You’ll discover these great attractions in Nottingham, 35 miles away.
If you’re traveling to Sheffield for work-related reasons, there’s a good chance you’ll be visiting some business and convention centers. With your own set of wheels, you can relax knowing you’ll get there on time. Here are some of the most well known:
Gala Bingo Sheffield Parkway (1 mile away).
Gala Bingo (4 miles away).
Mecca Bingo Rotherham (6 miles away).
Having your own wheels in Sheffield will give you the freedom to go wherever you want at your own pace. Maybe you’d like to leave the city behind, hit the country roads, and go where the wind blows. If so, book one of our SUVs and take in the rocky coastlines in the surrounding area. If you just want to soak up city life, take to the wheel of something small. Navigating busy streets will be a lot easier with a mini or compact car.
For some people, owning a high-end vehicle is a little (or a lot!) out of reach. But renting the car of your dreams is absolutely within your grasp! Imagine cruising around town in a swanky convertible, even if it’s just for a short while. Or perhaps all you’re after is a set of wheels to get you safely from point A to point B. Flashy or frugal? Whatever you decide, one thing’s for sure — there’s a rental car to suit your style in Sheffield.
From its alleyways to its expressways, exploring Sheffield is a piece of cake with a rental car. But before you steer into the fast lane, here’s what you need to know about hitting the road in this city:
The left-hand side is where you’ll be clocking up the miles in Sheffield. Be aware that the controls of your rental car here, like the steering wheel and gearshift, will be on the other side of what you’re used to.
If you’d like to leave your car downtown and roam the area by foot, we don’t expect you’ll have any trouble nabbing a spot. Just be sure to read any nearby signs and respect the rules. You don’t want to ruin an enjoyable day out with a fine.
One awesome thing about road tripping around a smaller city is less traffic, so you won’t have to worry too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of around 447,000, you can expect a smooth Sheffield driving experience.
More often than not, your rental car company will bill the fined amount to your credit card, including local taxes. Alternatively, they may provide your contact details to the relevant local law enforcement agency, who’ll then issue a fine straight to you.