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Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield S7 2QW, England
+44 114 236 7731
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Went here and were very satisfied at the reasonable ticket prices. Exploring the history of steel... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
FomzineJunior7
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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Fascinating glimpse into our industrial past

We came here after visiting Kelham Island on the same day. It provides a wonderfully graphic... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Andrew W
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Caythorpe, 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%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield S7 2QW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here and were very satisfied at the reasonable ticket prices. Exploring the history of steel industry in Sheffield was better than I expected... There is a volunteer called Jane who provided further information about it that we otherwise wouldn't have realised. It is interesting...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We came here after visiting Kelham Island on the same day. It provides a wonderfully graphic insight to what life was like for people working in the iron and steel industries in days gone by. Well laid out, interesting exhibits with very good information about...More

Thank Andrew W
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

This is a great attraction for the young; and indeed not so young as an insight into the extraordinary way things were manufactured in another century and what jobs men (and women) had to do to earn a paltry wage. This attraction has it in...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We found Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet on Trip Advisor whilst looking for things to do in the area on a passing trip. It is definitely worth a visit! My Husband had done a forge day experience elsewhere earlier in the week (with David Stephenson in Lockton...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

After visiting the Christmas Market in downtown Sheffield on a cold and rainy day, we drove to this historical site to spend several enjoyable hours. We had a nice lunch in the coffee shop with sandwiches and coffee served by friendly people, and then went...More

Thank TR3B-1962
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Really enjoyed our Guided Tour and lunch. What an amazing and interesting place ! Some of the Workshops and the mill were actually being demonstrated .

Thank Gillian W
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

It has been awhile since I have been here and having been again it was worth while. Some of the workshops date from the 18th Century, arranged around the edges with water dam to the south, which was used and still is used to power...More

Thank 126iana
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Allmost a cottage industry,compact site,with original workshops,in a square,around the green and the workers cottages as you come in.It shows what 19th centuary life was like,no health and safety.Very nice cafe order a snack sandwiches etc as you pay the very cheap entrance fee.As it...More

Thank Nick A
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Arrested state of decay - like stepping back hundreds of years, the workshops the housing and the processes all on one compact site. An essential part of our industrial heritage explained through a simple short presentation film and backed up a set of time line...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Friendly enthusiatic staff. A special treat was to talk to the man who was grinding the swords for use at special occasions

Thank Jenny B
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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
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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
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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.
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