We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Millhouses Park

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Abbeydale Road South | Millhouses, Sheffield S7 2QQ, England
Phone Number: 44-114-262-0147
Website
Today
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Millhouses Park is located approximately 3 miles south-west of Sheffield...
Millhouses Park is located approximately 3 miles south-west of Sheffield City Centre. Part of the park was gifted by Earl Fitzwilliam & Marquis of Zetland in 1909, with the remainder purchased by Sheffield City Council. Recent improvements include the Splash! project, located on the site of the old swimming pool and lido and reintroduces water play into the park, many years after the lido was closed and filled in. It is an interactive play area designed to be both playful and educational with kit such as an Archimedes screw, hand pumps and see saws that pump water into a large snaking channel, where it can be dammed in several places before being scooped by a water wheel and fed into a recycling tank. The water then feeds the toilets, can be used to water plants and tops up the boating lake. The Fishway project has seen the old paddling pools filled in and converted into natural habitat that will allow fish such as trout to bypass the two weirs on the River Sheaf and move upstream to spawn. The design is very complex and incorporates rock pools, overhangs and resting places and mimics their natural habitat as much as possible. Park Facilities include:On-Site Parking2 multi-purpose fields Outdoor Gym Skate Park Obstacle Course Traditional Playground Zipwire SPLASH! Waterplay Boating Lake with Paddle Boats Fish Pass Cricket Pitch Tennis Courts Pitch 'n' Put Crown Green Bowling Basketball Court5-a-side all-weather pitch Sensory Garden Formal Gardens Free Toilets Park Cafe & Ice Cream Kiosk (private business)Please use this page to review Millhouses Park. Please note that the Park Cafe is a private business and is not within the remit of the Friends of Millhouses Park.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 161 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 68
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Good park with lots of things to do

This park provides entertainment for children and adults, there is a small boating lake, bowling green, tennis courts, lawns gardens and cafe. Nice place for a stroll if you live... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Grant D
,
Sydney, Australia
Add Photo Write a Review

161 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this attraction
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
131 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This park provides entertainment for children and adults, there is a small boating lake, bowling green, tennis courts, lawns gardens and cafe. Nice place for a stroll if you live in the area.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sheffield, England
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Great playground for children of all ages which has different sections - a traditional playground, a wooden balance course, bike/skate park and water based play area. Nice cafe though a little expensive. The park is well kept. There is a car park on site but there is a charge. A great place to go for a family day out.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
830 reviews
236 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 553 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Took the kids, we were up visiting my folks, for their usual trip to the skate park at Millhouses The were initially disappointed to find they couldn't access the park due to the cliffhanger event To be fair only adults paid - and what a day! There from 10am till gone 5 The boys, climbed, bridges rivers, zip wired, caved,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chesterfield
Level Contributor
45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

first time we went today, loads to do for all ages of children and places to get food and icecream. would recommend. Don't forget your towels on a hot day.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We love going for a walk with the dig, followed by a kick about with the kids and then gorgeous food and drink at the cafe.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Southampton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
73 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Nice walk by the river. Excellent to see a cricket game in action. Good playground. Surprising countryside feel.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My son and I love this park - especially the water bit. For little, little ones there are less swings etc. But we always find something to do if the swings are occupied. Café is AMAZING, very busy, but wonderful, decent priced home cooked food. Homemade fish fingers etc.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
143 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

They gave me a completely messed up, wrong order. Took food away then kept me waiting another 20 mins for my correct order. Not impressed. Risotto tasted sweet, quite lemony. Very odd, microwave reheated garbage, do avoid. Also the toilets are old, disgusting..and 300 yards away in the park, yes, the cafe itself has no toilet..it is unbelievable.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I live but a short walk from the Park and like to visit as often as possible. I must confess that I miss the old Lido and paddling pools, but hey, you can't stop progress. Needless to say, the fish ladder (don't know if that is the correct term for it, but let's not lose any sleep over that) on... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
90 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We visited the park for a couple of hours on a sunny afternoon and it was packed as children were off school, but still enjoyed it. There is plenty for everyone to do there, including grassy areas for ball games, outside gym equipment, skate boarding/bicycle area, large playground, water fountain features, boating lake, tennis courts and a good cafe with... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Millhouses Park also viewed

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
 
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
 

Been to Millhouses Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Millhouses Park

Address: Abbeydale Road South | Millhouses, Sheffield S7 2QQ, England
Phone Number: 44-114-262-0147
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Millhouses Park and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Millhouses Park staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?