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Millhouses Park

Abbeydale Road South | Millhouses, Sheffield S7 2QQ, England
+44 114 262 0147
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What an excellent community park

Always very popular, as there is so much to do here. There is a skate park, a boating pond... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SheffieldPip
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Yet another amazing Sheffield green space!

Sheffield is so blessed with green spaces. This park has everything- a cricket green, a stream... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AlexSwallow
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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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.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“boating lake” (76 reviews)
“tennis courts” (42 reviews)
“water play area” (13 reviews)
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Abbeydale Road South | Millhouses, Sheffield S7 2QQ, England
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"boating lake"
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"putting green"
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"all ages"
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"basket ball"
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"bowling green"
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"bouncy castle"
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"zip wire"
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"ice cream vans"
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"climbing frame"
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"football area"
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"nice cafe"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Always very popular, as there is so much to do here. There is a skate park, a boating pond, playground with water feature, tennis courts, bowling green, plus other attractions and lots of green space and gardens. Also during school holidays there other added attractions,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sheffield is so blessed with green spaces. This park has everything- a cricket green, a stream, a playpark for children, tennis courts, a small boating lake, a rather smart cafe... On the other side of the railway line to the park is an amazing wooded...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat outside now not busy have been waiting 20 minutes for a cup if tea been in to complain still waiting will never return get your act togeather

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really are spoilt in Sheffield we have lovely parks that are very well maintained. This is a lovely park loads to do for the kids nice boating lake. Great little cafe serving good snacks and coffee. Children can really have a good time here...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stopped here for some lunch in the sun. It was busy and we managed to get a table in the sun. We both ordered a BLT one on granary and one of ciabatta, then one of us had chips and the...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2018

It's a good park like many others with nothing outstanding to rave about but it still deserves a 5 ranking, as it's a pleasant place to spend your time, either as a couple or with family

1  Thank Trevor L
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Although the weather was true spring my friend and I and her 2 year old daughter had a lovely day. There is plenty to do for children such as the park, the boating lake, bouncy castle etc. There is plenty of space for you to...More

Thank Kathryn S
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

Popped in today for a quick lunch and chose the quiche and I so wish that I hadn't-to say it was disgusting would be an understatement, the quiche had obviously been warmed up in a microwave rendering the pastry soggy, sad and inedible the filling...More

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Reviewed March 27, 2018

A lovely family park with mini bumpy scooter area for younger ones and a proper skateboard/Scooter park for older ones. The play area is nice (although trim trail muddy at this time of year) and the water play are is open late May to Late...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

We went to Miller & carter Heating it was a great place but at the same time expensive but it was my sisters 30th birthday so we all felt it would be worth it The layout & atmosphere is excellent, you feel at home straight...More

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Amy P
May 31, 2017|
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Response from wibble41c | Property representative |
Dogs can go anywhere except the children's playground and water play area. These are gated off and there is a bypass pathway for dog walking.
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Happygranny272
March 16, 2016|
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Response from Philip S |
120 to high street, then change to 97 or 98 to the park
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Rachel M
July 14, 2015|
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Response from Philip S |
it closes when the sun goes down, as its manually controlled,
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