I really think Hillsborough Park Walled Garden is a wonderful place. We have just moved to Hillsborough and this is a beautiful place I’m so glad I live close by. I recommend a visit to everyone, it’s free, too. A fantastic day out for kids and there’s plenty to do in the park. You can find it at in Hillsborough Park next to Middlewood Road, 70 Broughton Rd, Sheffield S6 2AS and dates back to 1779. The Wonderful Hillsborough Walled Garden, Sheffield – Free Day Out
The Wonderful Hillsborough Walled Garden, Sheffield – Free Day Out
Inside the walls you’ll discover fairytale gardens, wonderful plants and flowers, fairy houses, tea cups, quotes, picnic spaces and… lots of Squirrel Nutkins!
Eric loves looking around the walled garden exploring, finding the magical creatures and taking nuts to feed all the of the Squirrel Nutkins. Peter Rabbit fans here!
Unfortunately it was a pretty wet day when we went and I took these photos, but it just shows you can enjoy the park and garden whatever the weather! The puddle suit for Eric has been so handy throughout the seasons. I’ll definitely be taking some nice sunny photos here on a nicer day and hoping we can enjoy a picnic in the sun. 🙂
There’s SO many squirrels in the pond area at the back (through the gate) with a little pond. The fairy house is so cute with windows and some washing hanging outside their house. Magical for little children!
The lovely arches are nice to walk under which are really picturesque. The volunteers do a fantastic job with keeping the walled garden a pleasant space. Benches to sit and ponder are a plenty and you’ll be surprised to find the wishing ivy corner with teapot and even a yellow boat full of flowers.
There is a designated picnic area with benches and bins in the walled garden, too, and playground just next to it in the park. You really can have a good day out there. And best of all, it’s all free.
Don’t forget in the park there’s plenty of space to play, run, games, duck pond and a library.
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