Meersbrook Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Meersbrook 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.
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0.41km from Meersbrook 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 Meersbrook 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.
2.28km from Meersbrook 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.
Norfolk Heritage Park
2.33km from Meersbrook 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.
Sheffield Botanical Gardens
2.53km from Meersbrook Park
Sheffield Botanical Gardens are situated approximately 1 mile south west of Sheffield City Centre. The site is set on a south - west sloping aspect within a residential area close to local businesses, major hospitals and Sheffield University. The most notable feature of the gardens are the Grade II* listed glass pavilions, restored and reopened in 2003. Other notable structures are the main gateway, the south entrance lodge and a bear pit containing an 8' tall steel statue of an American Black
2.55km from Meersbrook Park
Site Gallery is Sheffield’s leading international contemporary art space, supporting artists specialising in moving images, new media and performance. It is an international centre for contemporary art and has an extensive programme of exhibitions, conferences, artists talks and festivals. The gallery's exhibitions often coincide with a public programme including artist talks, symposia, screenings, workshops and reading groups. It was originally called Untitled Gallery.
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