Hillsborough Park, Sheffield

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Hillsborough Park is a large (20 hectares) parkland area in Hillsborough, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. The park was created in 1897 by the Dixon Family, who lived at Hillsborough Hall. It is now owned by Sheffield City Council and the hall is used as a library.

Hillsborough Park features a fishing lake, a bowling green with pavilion, a walled garden and a playground. The bowling green and pavilion (Hillsborough Pavilion) are undergoing regenerative work to extend the pavilion, to make it available for further use. Much work has been put into the walled garden to bring it to its present state with planting to replace dead plants.

The park has previously been home to Sheffield F.C. and now hosts the home matches of Hillsborough Hawks rugby league club. It is also the home of the Hallamshire Harriers Sheffield running club and the venue of Hillsborough parkrun. There is a Civil War reenactment every year as well as the Sheffield Mayfest. Hillsborough Park has its own tram stop on the Yellow Line of the Sheffield Supertram.
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  • Quite a big park, tennis courts, large lake containing all kinds of birds even swans, playground for children, there is Hillsborough swimming baths across the road from it at the front, & round the...  more »
  • Our 1 year old absolutely loves the children’s play area which is well kept and contains everything your little one would enjoy. As always, the park is super well kept and is a pleasure to pop round.  more »
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  • Really good local park, there is a garden near the adult and child library. There is a pond to feed ducks. The play park is very good, there is a red climbing frame which is good for people who are a little too old for kid parks. It is good for running/cycling/skateboarding. However, you have to reserve the tennis courts which is good for anyone wanting to reserve in advanced but like me, it did not. Know you had to reserve so i brought raquets for nothing. MAKE SURE TO RESERVE.
  • I visited Hillsborough Park when I went to the Park Run with a friend. It is a nice and large park which is good for walking and running. There is also a park which makes it a good place for families. The park run on a Saturday morning gets a large group of people visiting the park however there's still plenty of parking available.
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