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Address: Whiteley Woods | Off Hangingwater Road, Sheffield S11 7EP, England
Phone Number: +44 114 236 7731
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Small but interesting and restored just enought

This is a small but well done historic attraction and well worth a stop if you are in the area on a weekend. It's been restored just enough to get it working again but most... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

This is a small but well done historic attraction and well worth a stop if you are in the area on a weekend. It's been restored just enough to get it working again but most everything is exactly as it was when it fell into disuse in the 1930's. There was a volunteer in one of the rooms, mostly intent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

As we were walking by, we really enjoyed the chance to see a piece of our city's history in the flesh. It's a quaint little place with no fee but it's important to manage your expectations. You can see everything this waterwheel and two rooms have to offer in ten or fifteen minutes so if you were to come a... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We went here as part of the open day after visiting Kelham Island museum. In all honesty we spent longer finding somewhere to park than at the Wheel its self. There are a few cards to read and you can go inside the mesters shop but it's half an hours worth really.

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A great little mesters water-wheel powered workshop where you can see how people worked sustainably before the coming of the Industrial Revolution

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Well worth a visit if walking near forge dam and endcliffe. A free place to pop in. The volunteers are always very happy to give information. Considering these were all over Sheffield in days gone by its brilliant to see one being maintained so well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

nice wander along to visit this little place. a very friendly and informative bloke answered all my questions with a smile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We stumbled upon this place during a walk through Endcliffe park. It was full of charm and character. The volunteers were very enthusiastic and knowledgeable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Yesterday was my zillionth visit to Shepherds wheel, a small medieval looking industrial shed in the middle of a small tree lined valley in Sheffield. I've been there many times as its very local and pleasantly just a walk away from where I live. In fact, reaching there by any other means would be a little tricky as most visitors... More 

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Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Having recently visited Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet and Kelham Island relatively recently, as well as Bishop's House - another of Sheffield's lesser known museums - I decided to visit the Shepherd Wheel before the summer came to end. Taking the Stagecoach 83A bus from Snig Hill in central Sheffield, for the most direct route you are best advised to get off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I've know about the Shepherd's Wheel ever since I was a kid. I even saw it being restored but I haven't been back for years. My partner and I had decided to go for a walk along the river from Endcliffe Park right up to Forge Dam. It was with great delight that the old mill was open and we... More 

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