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Shepherd Wheel

Whiteley Woods | Off Hangingwater Road, Sheffield S11 7EP, England
+44 114 236 7731
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Very interesting piece of Sheffield history

Called in with my friend Andrew on a local work. Very informative guide who talked us through the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Edward02
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Rotherham, United Kingdom
Nicely restored water wheel

Only open at weekends and some holidays it is best to check. It is run by volunteers who are... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Jon b
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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“forge dam” (5 reviews)
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Whiteley Woods | Off Hangingwater Road, Sheffield S11 7EP, England
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+44 114 236 7731
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"whiteley woods"
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"kelham island museum"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Called in with my friend Andrew on a local work. Very informative guide who talked us through the history of the making of knives, etc. Learned a lot-my friend was impressed.

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Only open at weekends and some holidays it is best to check. It is run by volunteers who are enthusiastic and friendly and happy to share their knowledge. It is a fair few minutes walk from the main road but the path is wide and...More

Thank Jon b
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Reviewed January 20, 2018

Been visiting this place my whole life, really informative capture of a long past era. It's not a massive place but it's worth stopping by if you are walking by.

Thank Chris C
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

Great p!ace to visit, very historical. Situated in very pretty Whiteley woods with scenic walks. There was guide inside who was very friendly and informative. Admission is free but donations very welcome and much appreciated. Well worth as visit!

1  Thank DianeS279
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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

This really gives you an idea of how things used to be. Don't expect a full museum but you can learn lots in 10 minutes. Helpful guide on hand to answer questions and keep the fire warm. Parking is a bit tricky but from the...More

Thank Lorraine G
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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

... If you are interested in social history or local history this is worth a visit. Its a working water wheel that powers grindstones. The best thing was the guides knowledge, he was great. There is a cafe but we didn't try it. Its also...More

Thank Lucyea
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

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.

Thank AliAl-Aswad
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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

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.

1  Thank die g
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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

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 make a living...More

Thank Antony B
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

A small museum and interactive opportunities. Very interesting, set in a lovely woods with some nice strolling. Very interesting to see it up running, and... its FREE!

Thank edcookstour
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