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Strines Inn
"I am from Stocksbridge but left there in 1967. I live now near Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. As a boy, I would hike all over that area of Derbyshire and, ..." More

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Although the village of Bradfield is officially part of the nearby City of Sheffield – no bad thing as it has become one of the North’s most vibrant places - the Peak District countryside into which it just sneaks belies the fact. It’s also hard to think of the place as a village, given that it is divided into two distinct settlements, High and Low Bradfield, and that the population of more than 14000 makes it the biggest parish in the country. In earlier times the area had some strategic importance, which explains the remains of the Norman fortification on High Bradfield’s hill, where the splendid 15th century church of St Nicholas also stands, an exuberant gothic pile complete with gargoyles. With such a population the place enjoys the amenities of a town, and this being Yorkshire those include a cricket ground and a bowling green (and being England several pubs). There are plenty of old and pretty stone cottages particularly in the upper settlement, and cosy streets bordered with winding walls, interspersed with some more notable structures among them what was once a watchtower. The countryside around the village, though designated as moorland, is greener than that often implies, with patches of woodland and hedges to soften the sightlines, and no shortage of reservoirs built to serve Sheffield which stands a couple of miles to the east. Their attractiveness benefits Bradfield, and the lower village itself has the River Loxley running through it, crossed by a bridge there. One of the reservoirs did major damage to the lower village in 1874 when its then scandalously ill-constructed dam burst.

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Foxholes Farm Self Catering Cottages (0.67 miles)

Foxholes Farm Self Catering Cottages
Foxholes Farm Self Catering Cottages are ideally located, twenty minutes from the bustle of Sheffield City Centre and twenty minutes in the opposite direction from the magnificent Peak District. One and two bedroom individually styled holiday ... More | visit website
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Royal Hotel (1.95 miles)

Royal Hotel

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The Royal Hotel is a family – run public house in the village of Dungworth. Set on the edge of the Peak District high on the moors northwest of Sheffield ... More

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Fulwood Inn (5.20 miles)

Fulwood Inn

Recently converted into a luxury style boutique hotel situated on the west side of Sheffield just 2 ¼ miles from the City Centre comprising of singles, doubles and family en suite rooms. Whether you’re in ... More | visit website

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The Garrison Hotel (5.26 miles)

The Garrison Hotel

The Garrison Hotel is situated within the Hillsborough Barracks, Sheffield. An ideal location for anyone wanting a relaxing and short break. Having opened in 2001, the building is converted from what used to be the ... More | visit website

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Ranmoor Village (5.40 miles)

Ranmoor Village

The Ranmoor Village opened in September 2009, offering a high standard of single ensuite bedrooms with a 4* Visit England campus rating. Located in a quiet residential area and just a 10 minute drive or ... More | visit website

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Norfolk Arms Hotel (5.50 miles)

Norfolk Arms Hotel

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This old coaching inn rests on the border with the Peak District National Park, just 5 miles from the centre of Sheffield. The Norfolk Arms Hotel dates from 1805, now ... More

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Whitley Hall Hotel (5.57 miles)

Whitley Hall Hotel

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Whitley Hall is an ivy-clad 16th century mansion that provides an elegant and romantic setting for any occasion. Relax in this historic and fashionable hotel and enjoy the tranquil grounds ... More

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The Hillsborough (5.57 miles)

The Hillsborough
We have six rooms which are all en suite with tv's and tea & coffee making facilities. The Crown brewery was started in 2000 in the cellar of the Hillsborough Hotel, with a ... More | visit website
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Yorkshire Bridge Inn (5.58 miles)

Yorkshire Bridge Inn
'Freehouse of the Year' Publican Awards 2000 and 2001 and 2004, we were judged in the top six countrywide.

Yorkshire Bridge Inn is privately owned and has so much to offer for visitors to the Peak ... More | visit website
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Endcliffe Village (5.58 miles)

Endcliffe Village

We are pleased to welcome you to the new Endcliffe Village, completed in Summer 2007. With a 4* Enjoy England campus rating, it has a unique village feel, with landscaped grounds and amenities a short ... More | visit website

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