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Looking across open water towards Hamlet buildings framed by trees in autumnal shades. Looking across open water towards Hamlet buildings framed by trees in autumnal shades.

© Ian M Spooner

© Ian M Spooner

We can't wait to welcome you. Here you'll find information on how to get here and our onsite facilities.


Free Entry | Please Donate

Thu – Sat 10am – 4pm | Sun 11am – 4pm

***The Grinding Hull at the Hamlet is currently closed while repairs to the dam take place***

Joni, the Hamlet cafe, is open daily

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Abbeydale Road South


S7 2QW

Information for your visit

Plan your journey to Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet using the Traveline website

By road
Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet is located just off the A621 on Abbeydale Road South, follow the signs to Bakewell from the city centre.

There is free visitor parking for up to 30 vehicles and 2 accessible parking spaces.

There is reasonably priced parking at Millhouses Park, just a 5-minute walk away.

There is also parking available on the wider sections of Abbeydale Road South.

We politely request that visitors do not park on Sherwood Glen (opposite the Hamlet) as this can result in obstructions for emergency services.

By rail
The nearest station is Dore located 0.5 miles along Abbeydale Road South, S7 2QW.

By bus
Visit for a journey planner and timetables.

Bus links to Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet are: 97/98 Dore/Totley and 218 Sheffield/Bakewell.

Toilets and baby-change facilities are available at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Your neighbourhood café, Joni is open at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet seven days a week, 9am – 4pm. Don't miss their signature breakfast, brunch, lunch & speciality coffee. Walks-ups are very welcome, but to guarantee your table you can pre-book here 

Food & drink is not permitted in the Hamlet’s historic buildings, but picnics are welcome in our outdoor areas.

Sheffield Museums provides a welcoming and supportive environment for breastfeeding.

Visit our accessibility page for information on accessible facilities and resources to help you plan your visit. 

We are only able to welcome Assistance Dogs to Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet.

All dogs are welcome at the Hamlet café, Joni, and the seating are directly outside. 

Handheld, non-flash photography for personal use is welcome at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet.

Whether you'd like to do a workshop led by our staff or just bring your class to one of our sites, we’d love to welcome you – find out more about school visits here

We offer a wide range of guided tours, talks and workshops for group visitors. Whether you're an art society, luncheon club or ESOL class we can arrange a visit to suit your needs and give you a great day out. Find out more about group visits.

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