The 2016 Doc/Fest attracted a record number of delegates, and every year Sheffield's hotels completely sell out during the festival week. Each year Sheffield Doc/Fest work with Marketing Sheffield to offer discount hotel rates at a number of hotels across the city. For more information and to access the discounted hotel rates for 2017 please click here
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There are many cheap rooms at budget hotels around Sheffield. There are two Premier Inns in Sheffield City Centre, as well as a Travelodge within walking distance of the Festival hub. There is also an ibis budget hotel, which often has rooms starting at £30 during the Festival. Cheap rooms, flats and even whole houses are also available through Airbnb.
For hostels try Quick Stop UK or Russell Scott Hotels, great for meeting other festival goers with prices starting from as little as £13 per night. Alternatively there are many B&Bs scattered around the city including The Harley , The Hillsborough to the ALARA B&B . There are loads of bargains to be found across the net so try Trivago , Booking.com , Hostelworld and Hostelbookers for more.
Campsites are another great option for those seeking affordable alternatives. If you're looking to unwind after a jam-packed day of screenings, you can pitch a tent, sleep under the stars, and take in the rich greenery Sheffield is famous for. Take advantage of Doc/Fest’s timing with this great summertime option for those on a budget. Below you'll find a few campsites we recommend.
Fox Hagg Farm
Lodge Lane, Sheffield, S6 5SN
Fox Hagg Farm is a camping and caravan site with stunning views of The Peak District. It's a working farm that allows you to engage with nature at a very close level. The City Centre is easily reachable by bus. To get the Doc/Fest Delegate Centre, take the 275 bus toward Sheffield Centre and get off at Arundel Lane. From here the Delegate Centre is a five minute walk. The journey is 19 stops and will take approximately 25 minutes.
The standard charge for camping is £6 per adult, but Doc/Fest delegates will receive a 20% discount. Booking info coming soon.
Cotton Star Camping
Windy Bank, Low Bradfield, Sheffield, S6 6LA
Cotton Star Camping is a family friendly campsite in The Peak District National Park, just a few kilometres from Sheffield City Centre. Relax in picturesque surroundings, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. To reach the Doc/Fest Delegate Centre, take the 62 bus towards the city and get off at Charles Street. From here the Delegate Centre is a five minute walk. The journey is 34 stops and will take approximately 40 minutes.
North Lees Campsite
Birley Ln, Hathersage, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32 1BR
Located in a sheltered valley, 14 kilometres from Sheffield City Centre, North Lees Campsite is a perfect natural oasis. It's great for those seeking quiet recreation in beautiful surroundings and for visitors wishing to explore the wider Peak District. North Lees Campsite is serviced by the Hathersage train station as well as the 272 bus. Both options take about an hour to get to the City Centre, and require quite a bit of walking.
The campsite fee for adults is £7 per person per night, and camping pods can be rented for an additional £25 per pod per night. Click Here for more information and to book your stay.