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Sheffield Botanical Gardens

Sheffield Botanical Gardens


Ian Turner

0114 267 1115


Clarkehouse Road,
S10 2LN


Extensive gardens with over 5,500 species of plants. Gardens are Grade II Listed by English Heritage as a garden of special architectural and historical interest.

Kew-style gardens landscaped by Robert Marnock, a famous 19thC landscape designer.

The Grade 11* listed Glass Pavilions, one of the earliest curvilinear (curved roof) glasshouses ever built, now contain a temperate plant collection from around the world, opened by HRH Prince Charles on the 1st September 2003.

The Gardens provide a place of pleasure and education for all members of the family and provide a magnificent setting for the many events held there throughout the year.

There are collections of plants from all over the world, including Mediterranean, Asian, American Prairie-style, woodland and rock-and-water plantings including:

Disabled toilets

Disabled accessDogs acceptedFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Open all the time


Free entry

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Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 29 Jun - Sun 1 Jul Music in the Gardens
Sat 1 - Sun 2 Sep Art in the Gardens


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Map reference: SK 335864  Lat: 53.37339 Long: -1.49793

By Road:
From M1 exit at junction 33. Follow Royal Hallamshire Hospital signs. Bear left at the hospital along Clarkehouse Road and the gardens are on the left.
Please note road side parking is extremely limited.

By Public Transport:
From the City Centre take Bus no.81 along Ecclesall Road. Alight at Dover Road and walk up to the Gardens.


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired
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