Sheffield Botanical Gardens is 19 acres of gardens, which include a wide variety of plants and the glass pavilions which bring in plenty of visitors especially during the warmer months. Originally opened in 1836 and designed by Robert Marnock, the gardens underwent a restoration in 2005 and have since been used for both recreational and educational purposes for families and groups wanting to delve into nature. There are Natural Collections to look at, including Weigela, Diervilla and Sarcococca which act as gene pools, securing their future so people can continue enjoying them for years to come. The beautiful views provided also make it an excellent choice for a family day out, and why not complete it with a meal too? There are lots of restaurants close to Sheffield Botanical Gardens so you will be spoiled for choice! For fans of Italian dishes – and also those who don’t want to trek very far out – then Maranello’s will be the perfect choice as it's the restaurant nearest to Sheffield Botanical Gardens, situated on Ecclesall Road. There is also Café Rouge on the same road, offering delicious French cuisine in a relaxed environment. The Mediterranean serves – you guessed it – Mediterranean food and isn't far either: there really are plenty of options so you're sure to find something you like the look of. You're welcome to book with us too – it's free and saves you the hassle especially if it's during the holidays when you have children to entertain - you can hand over some of the responsibility to us! They’re sure to enjoy the lovely colours of all the flowers and running around in the grass, and since there are a lot of restaurants nearby Sheffield Botanical Gardens they will have used up all their energy on things they enjoy doing, and will surely be looking forward to a nice meal out!