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Abbeydale Explorer

Free
iPhone / iPad
Genres:
  • Travel
  • Photo & Video
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Use this fun and accessible app to enter the lives of the skilled craftspeople that have shaped Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet's remarkable history.
Additional info:

At its peak, Abbeydale Works produced thousands of high quality scythes and edge tools every year. They were sold across the world.

Today Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet serves as a vital window into an industry that put Sheffield on the map.

This app is packed full of images, video and audio to enhance your visit and reveal the Hamlet's rich history.

Features:
- Fascinating information about the different buildings at Abbeydale
- Sensory exploration with Tyzack and Mouse for younger visitors
- Audio snippets from the people who work at Abbeydale
- GPS tracking allows you to navigate the site
- Create your own virtual postcard and share it with your friends and family
- Subtitled video fly-throughs of inaccessible rooms and buildings at Abbeydale
- Follow stories through the site
- Accessibility settings - change colours/fonts

This app makes use of GPS to show you places of interest close to your current location. Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.