Sheffield Botanical Gardens

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United Kingdom - Sheffield

Institution Code: SHELD

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: Yes

Sheffield Botanical Gardens Pavilions
Sheffield Botanical Gardens Pavilions

Main Address:
Sheffield Botanical Gardens
Clarkehouse Road
S11 9HL United Kingdom

Telephone: 0114 2686001
Fax: 0144 2676496
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: -
    Curator's Name: Ian Turner, Curator
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Sue Carlisle
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 6
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1836
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 8 Hectares
  • Total Area: 8 Hectares
    Latitude: 53.372297
    Longitude: -1.4981
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 300000
    Number of Volunteers: 100

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 7600
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 3000
  • Special Collections:Weigela, Diervilla, Sarcococca

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

  • Education: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: No
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes