Sheffield Botanical Gardens

The Pavilion Glasshouses
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Sheffield Botanical Gardens is a 19 acre garden, first opened in 1836. Originally designed by Robert Marnock, in the Gardenesque style, the site contains the largest collection of listed buildings in a Sheffield garden and a number of other interesting features. The Gardens are also well known for their Grade II* listed curvilinear Glass Pavilions, some of the earliest ever built.

Venue Type:

Heritage site, Environmental or ecological centre, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Mon-Fri 08.00-19.45 or dusk
Sat, Sun, Bank Holidays 10.00-19.45 or dusk
Mon-Fri 08.00-16.00
Sat, Sun, Bank Holidays 10.00-16.00

Closed: Christmas Day

Admission charges

Admission free

Amongst the various botanical collections held within the Gardens, you will find the National Collections of Weigela and Diervilla which act as gene pools for today and the future.

The Collections were set up in 1984 by Parks Woodlands & Countryside of Sheffield City Council who manage the Gardens. This N.C.C.P.G. collection is one of some 60 collections based in Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

Collection details

Natural Sciences

Sheffield Botanical Gardens
Clarkehouse Road
South Yorkshire
S10 2LN






0114 268 6001


0114 267 6496

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