We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sheffield and Tinsley Canal Trail

Victoria Quays, Sheffield S2 5SY, England
+44 114 273 4448
Review Highlights
A historical cruise on the Sheffied and Tinsley canal

I traveled with a coach party on this canal at the beginning of April. The cruise started at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
Pretty attractive area of Sheffield.

Passing through this part of Sheffield, took some time out to stretch my legs and enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Swindon, United Kingdom
Read all 29 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lovely walk” (2 reviews)
“towpath” (4 reviews)
Victoria Quays, Sheffield S2 5SY, England
+44 114 273 4448
Write a Review
Reviews (29)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I traveled with a coach party on this canal at the beginning of April. The cruise started at Victoria Quays where the boat turned round to travel down the canal to the first lock. As my group belongs to a local history society we were...More

Thank rambler757
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Passing through this part of Sheffield, took some time out to stretch my legs and enjoy the scenery. Only wish i'd o had more time to enjoy this historical area!

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

So I will confess that my opinion of his walk will have been spoiled by the fact that the rain cut it short. It may also be spoiled by the fact that I live by a lovely stretch of canal in Hertfordshire, but this walk...More

Thank one47
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

It just a lovely walk and it's started to get revamped after not being to bad. Nice little break watching the boats and that. Cannot say any thing more but away from traffic and can enjoy the quite area in a city.

1  Thank Ben B
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Good for a walk but lots of litter and dodgy youths lurking about. Lots of fishing going on but is it right to take the fish away?

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 18 January 2016

On Sunday we tried to do the 5 weirs walk from Sheffield to Meadowhall, returning back along the canal. Disaster, ended up returning by bus as the tow path was closed after approx 200yds with no clear directions as to a detour. We were really...More

1  Thank Jane A
Reviewed 19 November 2015

After being recommended by a friend I thought I'd try it out. Firstly what a beautiful clean canal this is. Took a little spinning rod and had a few hour. Had 8 fish all in great condition and looked like they was thriving. I hooked...More

2  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Really nice walk, I saw a heron which I enjoyed. Easy to forget you are near a busy city & roads. The only issue was the path in some places (even at hight of summer) is wet/muddy & slippy in places so need to be...More

1  Thank KorbenXander
Reviewed 16 September 2015

the canal had a major clean up a few years ago to encourage fish back but now it has started to deteriorate again with quite a lot of rubbish which seems to 'pond' and rot so it can be a bit smelly in places -...More

2  Thank swift314
Reviewed 3 April 2015

it was nice area for walking, i enjoyed seeing the water view.however This canal is not as well looked after, full of rotting rubbish and smells disgusting. It is nice to see the boats.

Thank TaherAlbaghliJulian
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Roma
237 reviews
.18 miles away
Tunsia's planet
47 reviews
.16 miles away
Victoria Junction
83 reviews
.13 miles away
59 reviews
.22 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Crucible Theatre
546 reviews
.34 miles away
Lyceum Theatre
484 reviews
.37 miles away
National Emergency Services Museum
239 reviews
.40 miles away
Cathedral Church of St. Peter and St. Paul
154 reviews
.36 miles away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Raymond T
Hi, Where is the best place to park if I want to fish in the canal, with the least amount of walking. Thanks.
12 January 2016|
What is your answer?
Posting guidelines