UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD
Just a few minutes walk from the Rutland Hotel; The University of Sheffield is one of the 100 top universities in the world. Renowned for the excellence , impact and distinctvness of their research-led learning and teaching.
They are committed to not only finding solutions to global problems, but to translating our research into real-world solutions that make our campus and city more sustainable.
Just a few minutes walk from the Rutland Hotel; the Sheffield Botanical Gardens cover 19 acres and were first opened in 1836. Originally designed by Robert Marnock in the Gardenesque style, the site now has fifteen different garden areas featuring collections of plants from all over the world, including Mediterranean, Asian, American prairie-style, woodland and rock-and-water plantings.
SHEFFIELD HALLAM UNIVERSITY
Just a 20 minute walk from the Rutland Hotel into the Collegiate Crescent Campus you will find The Sunday Times University of the Year for Teaching Quality in 2020. The student satisfaction score – as measured by the independent National Student Survey – is at 86% after rising four years running.
Sheffield Hallam University is ranked fourth in the country for satisfaction with opportunities to apply your learning.
DONCASTER SHEFFIELD AIRPORT
Doncaster Sheffield Airport is the UK’s newest purpose built airport, situated just 7 miles from Doncaster and 25 miles from Sheffield. The airport currently handles in excess of 720,000 passengers per year flying to more than 30 destinations across the globe.
ROYAL HALLAMSHIRE HOSPITAL
5 Minutes Walk from The Rutland Hotel is one of Sheffields largest Hospitals, which makes us ideal for when you need to visit the Hospital for Day care visits and Appointments.
A world of contrasting natural beauty, with moors and dales, rivers, springs and caverns and at the heart of it all, there are loads of things to do in the Peak District National Park and Derbyshire. The area is known and loved by many for its breath-taking views, bustling villages,market towns and pretty historic houses, famous attractions and hundreds of traditional events, such as the unique Derbyshire custom of Well Dressing
Only a 20 minute drive from the Rutland hotel, Meadowhall offers something for everyone, and then some. Shop the latest high street and designer fashions, browse the extensive beauty offering and let the 280 stores inspire your gift ideas. Meadowhall covers 1.5 million sq ft of floor space and inhabits 280 stores from top independent and international brands, that attract over 25 million visitors per year.
Located just over a mile away in the city centre, the Winter Gardens is one of the largest temperate glasshouses to be built in the UK during the last hundred years has created a stunning green world in the heart of the city. There are more than 2,500 plants from around the world creating a superb display. The building itself is 70 metres long and 22 metres high (large enough to house 5,000 domestic greenhouses!). The Winter Garden also provides a home for the Bessemer Gallery.
WESTON PARK MUSEUM
Only a 10 minute walk from the Rutland Hotel, discover the real story of Sheffield, from its geological roots to the people, politics and music that shaped the modern city.
Located in the centre of Sheffield, the Crucible, Lyceum and Studio theatres offer the best shows and plays around. The Crucible theatre is also home of the World Snooker Championships which take place every April in the city.
Just a 30 minute drive from the Rutland Hotel into the Peak District you will find Chatsworth House Stately Home. Chatsworth is home to the Duke of Devonshire and is renowned for its art, landscape, stately home and farm shop.
SHEFFIELD CITY HALL
Located just a mile away in the City centre, the Sheffield City Hall is Yorkshire’s premier music venue and conference centre. The City hall hosts many music concerts, classical concert, comedians as well as being the home of the Last Laugh Comedy Club. Sheffield City Hall is also a popular conference and events venue.
Ponds Forge International Sports Centre is a leisure complex that contains an Olympic-sized swimming pool with seating for 2,600, plus a diving pool. Ponds forge is host to many swimming championships throughout the year, and is also open to the public for swimming.
FLY DSA ARENA
Only 20 minutes drive from the Rutland, The £34 million building hosts all the latest concerts, ice shows, theatre style shows, ice hockey, sport, exhibitions and conferences.
Ice Sheffield consists of two Olympic-size ice rinks with seating for 1,500 people. It is now home to most ice hockey teams in Sheffield, and is also open to the public for ice skating and to learn skate.