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Sheffield Botanical Garden

Clarkehouse Road
South Yorkshire
S10 2LN

Sheffield Botanical Gardens were designed in 1834 by Robert Marnock, a leading horticulturalist and landscape designer. The Gardens were established by a group of local residents who were concerned about the lack of public open space in Sheffield. They formed the Sheffield Botanical and Horticultural Society and purchased the land with £7,500 raised through shares.

Because so much of the original design of the Gardens is preserved, and because of the concentration of historical listed buildings, the Gardens are listed by English Heritage as a Grade II site of special historic and architectural interest.

This 19-acre site is a green haven within the city and is undergoing a major restoration programme. Much of the original Victorian design is being reinstated, the plant collections are being rejuvenated and the gardens are being adapted for modern-day needs.

General Information:

  • Restaurant and tearoom
  • Toilets
  • No parking inside the garden
  • Garden tours
  • Wheelchair access to most of the garden
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    By Bus:
    From Sheffield city centre you can get buses 50 or 59 to Clarkehouse Road or the 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, or 86 to Ecclesall Road.

    By car:
    Take the B6069 to reach the Clarkehouse Road entrance or the A625 for the Thompson Road entrance.

    Sheffield Botanical Garden Postcode for SatNav: S10 2LN


    +44 (0)1142 686 001

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