Here’s 10 fun ideas for you that are all within striking distance of Sheffield, including where to find out more information. Now just keep your fingers crossed the weather forecasts are right and it is actually going to be sunny!
1. Hamlet reopens
Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet reopens on Saturday, May 29 after a £1 million restoration project and the 18th-century scythe-making and steelworks on Abbeydale Road South is now free to visitors. Pre-book at www.simt.co.uk/abbeydale-industrial-hamlet/plan-your-visit
Photo: Andrew Roe
2. Go to Gulliver's
Children's favourite character The Very Hungry Caterpillar will be appearing daily at intervals at Gulliver's Valley Resort in Rother Valley. Explore the rides and attractions in The Lost World, Western World, Smuggler's Wharf and more. Book at www.gulliversvalleyresort.co.uk
Photo: Chris Etchells
3. Have a high old time
Head to the Heights of Abraham in Matlock Bath for a cable car adventure with amazing views to enjoy, guided tours of the show caverns, children's playgrounds, exhibition and walks. There are picnic spots and restaurants. Details at www.heightsofabraham.com/plan-your-visit
Photo: Brian Eyre
4. A peek at the Peak
Enjoy beautiful countryside and iconic views like this one at Monsal Head with a trip to the Peak District National Park. The Hope Valley, the Longshaw Estate and Padley Gorge are among the lovely places that are close to Sheffield.
Photo: jason chadwick