Holidaymakers in the United Kingdom seeking that rare blend of exquisite countryside, charming towns and cities and rich history need look no further than the county of South Yorkshire. The landlocked county offers easy access to some of the UK's finest National Parks, such as the Peak District and the Pennine Way. Its towns and cities are full of fascinating cultural attractions and pretty open spaces. One of the most popular green space in South Yorkshire is Endcliffe Park, a 15-hectare site just southwest of Sheffield city centre, close to some excellent hotels and guesthouses.
A Beautiful Outdoor Space
Endcliffe Park was opened in 1887, as a means of celebrating Queen Victoria's Jubilee. Since then, the ample parkland and woodland have served as a valuable outdoor space for the people of Sheffield. With plenty of walking routes, pretty ponds, and even a Grade-II Listed pavilion, the park is an enchanting and beautiful space.
There's a playground to keep the youngsters entertained, and a café for refreshments. The summer sees a number of events at Endcliffe Park, spanning open-air concerts, circuses and even an Easter duck race. For visitors to South Yorkshire, Endcliffe Park offers a fabulous chance to unwind in the warm summer sun.
A Sporting Hub
Endcliffe Park isn't just a space for relaxation. The park also offers an array of sporting activities. In the heart of the park lies a unique parkour training space, adjacent to an outdoor gym. Both facilities are free to use for the general public. On the edge of the park lies the popular Hallamshire Tennis and Squash Club, perfect for honing your racket skills and keeping in shape during your time away.
Hotels near Endcliffe Park
Just two miles outside the centre of Sheffield, Endcliffe Park is close to some of the best hotels in South Yorkshire. Visitors to Sheffield have their pick of inviting family-run guesthouses and large hotels, all packed with facilities.
Halifax Hall is a stunning four-star hotel set in a gorgeous period building. The hotel is just metres from Endcliffe Park but features its own garden, in case you don't fancy the walk!