Popular Gardens and Parks in Sheffield, United Kingdom

Here we are going to go into the interesting plants and wildlife found in some of the famous public parks and gardens around the beautifully green area of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, UK.

Now England is know for its green rolling fields and hills, but Sheffield is often known as the greenest city in the UK, mainly because it borders the Peak District, and contains lots of natural woodland in its central areas.

There are also many different public parks in the centre, including some of the famous ones opened by very important people from times gone by.

Weston Park

Weston Park is situated very close to the children’s hospital and the University of Sheffield student campus, and is home to one of the local museums in the area. There are several exhibitions on at the moment, including Miss La La and Sheffield Legacy.

Address: Sheffield S10 2TP

You can find out more about Weston Park here.

Ponderosa Park

This recreational area in the heart of Sheffield is technically just a designated open space, but it feels very much like a public playing fields, with many sports teams playing football and rugby on the pitch throughout the year. It’s close to Upperthorpe and Netherthorpe.

Address: 3 St Stephen’s Walk, Sheffield S3 7PZ

You can find out more about the Ponderosa Park here.

Endcliffe Park

Some of the most notable things about Endcliffe Park are that it’s the hub of the community in warm weather, such as this hot summer we’ve had in 2018. There are regular park runs held on a Saturday morning here, where locals come to test their times and make friends in the process. There are also local tennis and squash courts found at the Hallamshire rackets club next door.

Address: Rustlings Rd, Sheffield S11 7AB

You can find out more about Endcliffe Park here.

DR Kerry Walker

Botanical Scientist at University of Edinburgh
DR Kerry Walker is a botanical scientist at the University of Edinburgh, researching the benefits that these organisms can have on fighting diseases.

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