About Endcliffe Park
Opened in 1887 to celebrate Queen Victoria’s Jubilee, Endcliffe Park is an amazing family outing. Listed on the English Heritage’s National Register of Historic Parks and Gardens, the park is 15 hectares and packed with fun! Moreover, the park is part of the Porter Valley Parks sequence and is the largest park in the City of Sheffield!
Facilities and Features
Endcliffe Park is known for its amazing atmosphere and has been visited by many over the years. Due to the size of the park, there’s so much to do, you’ll always find something new every time you visit! Features in the park include but are not limited to:
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Pop along to the family-friendly café for a light snack at lunch or a delicious meal! The café’s warm and welcoming atmosphere makes it a quaint little sanctuary tucked away from the hubbub of the city. Why not sit down and catch your breath with a tasty snack after a wander around the park?
Have a laughter-filled afternoon by visiting the children’s amusements! Operated by Pullins, the amusements at Endcliffe Park have made people smile for 20 years. The amusements do change from time to time, but you can usually find a bouncy castle and 2 roundabouts to play on. Try to bounce as high as the treetops one on the bouncy castles or spin yourself silly on one of the roundabouts! Delightful entertainers, talented face paint artists and robots can also be usually be found amongst the amusements.
All rides are £2 for a single ticket, however, discounted tickets can be bought onsite from operators. The rides can be ridden by children aged 2-16, so why not wander along to the amusements to entertain the little ones and not so little ones!
Amongst the trees and beautiful birdsong of Endcliffe Park runs the burbling Porter Brook. Although the brook is free-flowing, it has been dammed to create two ponds. Historically, the park’s ponds are old mill ponds. See if you can spot the old races that one drove the water wheel of the mill and discover a fragment of Sheffield’s past! Not only this but a small waterfall has also been created in Endcliffe, adding to its magical atmosphere! Despite their industrial pasts, the ponds have become a haven for wildlife and a fantastic spot for birdwatching!
Species spotted at the ponds include:
- Grey wagtails
- And more!
Endcliffe’s playground has been built with differently-abled children in mind, making it an inclusive and fun spot! The park’s swings have disabled access and the overall playground was based on the suggestions of parents.
Disabled access toilets, as well as baby changing facilities, are also available.
Access and opening times
The park has several access points, with the entrance off Hunters Bar and the entrance on Rustlings Road being the main ones.
Typically, the park is open every day from dawn to dusk.
Are you wanting to wander further afield? Why not visit Sunnybank Nature Reserve or Sheffield Botanical Gardens?