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Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield S7 2QW, England
+44 114 236 7731
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Waste of time

Purely because after a lengthy journey on congested roads in hot weather we arrived at 11.07 sunday... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
oldieInHuddersfield
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in huddersfield
Extraordinary place.

Fantastic to ser foot back in time. Incredible to see the industry and equipment of the... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Nick B
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Chapel-en-le-Frith, 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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Abbeydale Road South, Sheffield S7 2QW, England
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"water wheel"
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"the managers"
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"industrial revolution"
in 7 reviews
"workers cottages"
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"lottery grant"
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"step back in time"
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"short video"
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"raw materials"
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"story teller"
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"industrial site"
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"history buff"
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"educational experience"
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"brought back memories"
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"hand to answer questions"
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"a small gift shop"
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"kelham island"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Purely because after a lengthy journey on congested roads in hot weather we arrived at 11.07 sunday morning to find gates locked and a notice stuck on them basically saying we have no volunteers so we are shut, well thanks a bunch, a bit of...More

2  Thank oldieInHuddersfield
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Fantastic to ser foot back in time. Incredible to see the industry and equipment of the day. Well worth visiting David at ‘Forge IV’ to see him in action creating......

1  Thank Nick B
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 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

1  Thank FomzineJunior7
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Reviewed March 12, 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 February 26, 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

2  Thank bazatpond
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Reviewed January 17, 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

Thank Jensadventure
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Reviewed January 14, 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 January 12, 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 January 8, 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 January 7, 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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March 26, 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
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harry sorry not replied sooner not been on line, yea a few places to eat your own picnic
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