Located just a mile from Sheffield City Centre lies the last remains of what was once the Great Sheffield Deer Park. With an uninterrupted history of occupancy that stretches back to at least the Saxon period, this 14 hectare site presents a real insight into the Story of Sheffield. You are invited to come and investigate the past and see how knowledge is being applied for a more sustainable future.
Look at the plan below to see what is happening now and in the year to come. Details of events, talks, open days, venues and opportunities to get actively involved in the sites restoration and management can also be found here. Visitors are welcome throughout the year.
The Discovery Centre is open to the public every Friday from 10am - 4pm . Additional Saturday opening from April to September (please check their website for details). Admission is free.
You can also book for guided tours of the site and the Turret House on Fridays and Saturdays - £1.50 for Adults and 50p for Children (who must be accompanied by an adult).
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By Road: From the M1 take the Sheffield Parkway. Turn left at the sign to Manor/Park. Turn left up the hill and then right onto Manor Lane. The Discovery Centre is at the top of the hill.
From Sheffield centre. Take the exit from the Park Square roundabout take the A6135 signed 'City Road Crematorium'. Go up City Road. Turn left at third set of traffic lights. The Discovery Centre is 500 metres on the left just after the ruins.
Satnav for Discovery Centre; 197 Manor Lane, S2 1UH
By Public Transport: By Tram, Alight at Spring Lane. Cross City Road and walk down the side of Premier store into Manor Fields Park. Follow the path signed 'Manor Lodge.'
By Bus; No 56 bus from Sheffield interchange runs every 12 minutes (30 mins at weekends) Alight Windsor pub on Southend Road. Walk up Southend Road and tun left to the Manor Lodge.
: 1 mile from Sheffield station