Graves Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Graves Park
Graves Park is Sheffield's biggest park located int he south west of the city. The park boasts lots of facilties for visitors including a cafe, 2 children's paygrounds, animal farm, sporting facilities: Bowling Greens*, Cricket*, Football*, Tennis, 9 Hole Pitch & Putt* nature trails, fishing lake, woodland and plenty of open space.
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1.56km from Graves Park
Bishops' House is the oldest surviving timber-framed house in Sheffield. It was built around 1500 and is tucked away at the top of Meersbrook Park, from where visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the city. It is known as Bishops' House because it was said to have been built for two brothers, John and Geoffrey Blythe, both of whom became Bishops. There is, however, no evidence that they ever lived in this house—the first known resident is William Blythe, a farmer and scythe manufacturer, who was
1.88km from Graves Park
Meersbrook Park covers approximately 17.845 hectares. It is a typical municipal park. It offers stunning views of the city, a secret walled garden and The Bishops House, one of the oldest buildings in Sheffield. Within the park are two historic buildings, Bishops' House and Meersbrook Hall.
1.92km from Graves Park
Millhouses Park is located approximately 3 miles south-west of Sheffield City Centre on Abbeydale Road South. Facilities in the park include: Boating Lake; Café; Children's Playground; Skate Park; Bowling Greens, Cricket, Tennis, Floral Features, Riverside Walk, Woodlands.
Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet
2.61km from Graves Park
Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet is a unique eighteenth century industrial works. Catch a glimpse of life at home and at work at a rural scythe and steelworks dating back to the 18th century. See the Manager's House and Worker's Cottage, waterwheels, workshops, tilt hammers, a grinding hull, steam engine and the last complete surviving crucible steel furnace in the UK.
2.79km from Graves Park
Ecclesall Woods are comprised of three large ancient woodlands with a long history of management stretching back over many thousands of years. It covers approximately 350 acres of mature semi-natural deciduous woodland which was previously used for timber and charcoal, and is currently managed by the city council for the benefit of wildlife and visitor access. There are two roads and over 15 km of public footpaths running through the woods. The Abbeydale miniature railway is located within the w
Norfolk Heritage Park
3.87km from Graves Park
Norfolk Heritage Park is a Victorian park with an English Heritage Grade 2 Star listed landscape. It's a City Park close to Sheffield city centre providing great play, sport and café facilities. New visitor facilities have been constructed, including the Centre in the Park, a multi-purpose community building. The park landscape has been restored to its original Victorian character.
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