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Shepherd Wheel, Sheffield

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  • This is a great place to visit (see my previous review), but it's a shame about the very restricted opening hours. I wish it was open more often.  more »
  • Amazing historic working knife grinding mill driven by a water wheel - fabulous! We often call in for a warm by the fire on a cold walk to forge dam.  more »
  • I used to come here with my parents when i was a kid. Good to see that it it still going and being kept well for future generations to see how Sheffield made its name, and how people used to have to m...  more »
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  • It was a fantastic day and an interesting place to visit!
  • Lovely to wander in, warm yourself up and have a chat with the awesome guides that work there and know everything about the place!
  • Historic water powered workshop staffed by volunteers. Be sure to check opening times before visiting. Staff can explain the history of the site which is an example of many that used to line the city's rivers in the pre-coal era. They also arrange demonstrations of steel working using the grinding wheels. You can also walk around to the small courtyard at the rear and see the water wheel in action when the site is open.
  • Great walk with lovely hot chocolate to end it
  • Great piece of Sheffield history

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