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The Peace Gardens, Sheffield

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The Peace Gardens are award-winning public gardens near the Winter Garden and within walking distance of the Millennium Galleries. Originally the churchyard of St Paul's church, which was built in the 18th century, this attraction is a must-see. The gardens form the central part of a spectacular walk, the emerging Gold Route, taking you from Sheffield Railway Station through a series of exciting new developments, each with their own distinctive lighting, public art, and fountains. Keep an eye out for numerous memorials for soldiers of Sheffield who served in various wars, such as the Spanish Civil War and the Korean War. You will also find a memorial to Hiroshima, a popular landmark. Explore the nearby museums, grab a relaxing drink in the cafes, or browse through the shops. To visit The Peace Gardens on your holiday in Sheffield, and find out what else Sheffield has to offer, use our Sheffield itinerary builder.
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  • Very relaxing place to visit on a warm sunny day with young and old alike. Children would love to play in the fountains.  more »
  • Nice water fountains and can get very busy at lunch times but nice to have this here for us city centre workers!  more »
  • The children enjoyed running around this spot in the glorious sunshine. we wished we'd brought swimwear for them as there were other children paddling. Lovely to be able to enjoy a coffee while they w...  more »
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  • Always nice on a sunny day to sit and have a picnic, chill out. Kids can play in the fountains. Great fun!
  • Nice place to get some sun with the fountain, you get all sorts of people here, there's nothing normal about this place.
  • Lovely area, very peaceful and well maintained. Perfect on a summer's day.
  • A beautiful spot right in the city centre. It's relaxing and very well kept. One of my favourite spots in Sheffield.
  • Always super busy on hot days and terribly cold in winter. If you can ever go there and it's rather quiet on a warm day, then that's the best it gets. Old and Modern surroundings