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The Peace Gardens, Sheffield

(4.4/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
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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  • I've lived in Sheffield for a good 12yrs and the one place where it's nice to just sit and relax for a while is in The Peace Gardens. Well-kept lawns, calming water flowing from the huge urns, have a ...  more »
  • As the name suggests, lovely peaceful space in the heart of the city. Fountains, water features and places to sit and chill. Definitely worth taking a bit of time out to relax here. 
  • Really nice little spot to sit down for a few minutes whilst the world goes by. The nearby fountains will keep the children entertained too.