Worldly wide: countries sending competitors: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, England, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Ireland, South Korea, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Scotland, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States, Wales.(world firefighters games)

Area attractions:

The City of Sheffield is the greenest city in England with 200 plus parks, woodlands or gardens. The Winter Garden is one of the largest temperature glasshouses in any European City Centre, it houses over 2,500 exotic plants from around the world and is situated adjacent to the award winning Peace Gardens.

Internationally renowned stately homes such as Chatsworth House and Hardwick Hall are also on the doorstep. Art Galleries include the award winning Millennium Galleries and Shetfield's 20th century art collection at the Graves Art Gallery.

Families with children should try the story of Sheffield's industry at Kelham Island Museum or Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. …

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