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Ecclesall Woods - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Ecclesall Woods, Sheffield, UK

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About Ecclesall Woods

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

Attractions Near Ecclesall Woods

Millhouses Park
Millhouses Park0.88km from Ecclesall Woods

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
Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet0.89km from Ecclesall Woods

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.

Shepherd Wheel
Shepherd Wheel2.61km from Ecclesall Woods

Shepherd Wheel is a unique working example of Sheffield's knife grinding industry. It was one of many small water-powered grinding workshops along Sheffield's rivers and is the earliest complete example of this industry with evidence dating it back to the 1500s. See the restored working waterwheel and machinery in action along with the tools of the trade for cutlery grinding and hear stories about the grinders who worked here over the centuries at this Grade II listed building and Scheduled Anci

Graves Park
Graves Park2.79km from Ecclesall Woods

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.

Endcliffe Park
Endcliffe Park2.97km from Ecclesall Woods

Endcliffe Park is a large park in the city of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. The park was opened in 1887 to commemorate the Jubilee of Queen Victoria. The main entrances to Endcliffe Park are off Hunters Bar and Rustlings Road where some public car parking is available within the park. There is a children's playgound and cafe serving locally sourced food. The park also has duck ponds, riverside walk and plenty fo space for ball games. Events are held regularly in the park.

Meersbrook Park
Meersbrook Park3.02km from Ecclesall Woods

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.

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