Sheffield is the UK's leading destination for people seeking outdoor adventure, city culture and rural escapes.

Runners and walkers flock to its moors, ancient woods and winding valleys. Rock connoisseurs the world over know it as the country's climbing capital, while its seven hills entice road cyclists and mountain bikers alike. To top all that off, the city has more trees per person than any other in Europe, a ton of public parks, and a third of it sits within the glorious Peak District National Park.

Written by enthusiasts from Sheffield's outdoor communities (who you'll meet below), The Outdoor City is here to offer pointers to visitors to the city, as well as locals with a love of the great outdoors: casual weekend ramblers and competitive mountain bikers alike. It highlights Sheffield's best routes and outdoors events, profiles its makers and doers, and shares tips on training and kit. The site will keep on growing – so check in regularly for even more pointers.

Start with our rundown of the top 10 experiences offered by Sheffield's outdoors. And take some time to discover all our creative, vibrant city has to offer while you're here, with our top 10 city highlights.

Welcome to Sheffield: The Outdoor City.

The Outdoor City is managed by Welcome to Sheffield and Our Favourite Places: Sheffield Culture Guide.