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Sheffield Manor Lodge

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A few school visits on tudors

I’ve been here on about four visits with the children from our school over the years. It never... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Anitasmith1966
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Sunny day outing

Often visit with my 5 children aged between 5-15. There is a visitors centre which opens during... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Deborah S
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Once home of the Earl of Shrewsbury and Bess of Hardwick and prison of Mary Queen of Scots, the Turret House and grounds of Sheffield Manor Lodge can now be explored along with our 1940s cottages, cafe and farm (reopening 2019). In the grounds...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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389 Manor Lane, Sheffield S2 1UL, England
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+44 114 276 2828
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 October 2013

very good place to vist,lovely ruins and grounds the turret house is a must see,the people who run the place are fantastic

5  Thank coffeemad8
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 February 2016

You need to pick the time carefully for a visit. The lodge itself doesn't really have much to see. The old manor also iin ruins. So open days where there is an even are the ones to choose. Beyond the manor is an information centre...More

2  Thank nick w
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’ve been here on about four visits with the children from our school over the years. It never fails to please me, it’s amazing the time and effort they put into this day. I’m not joking every time I’ve been I’ve enjoyed it so much,...More

Thank Anitasmith1966
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Often visit with my 5 children aged between 5-15. There is a visitors centre which opens during various dates (best looking on website). Lovely views of sheffield and short walks. They have a small play area for kids built on the landscape. There is also...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This is an excellent and most important site not only for local Sheffield history but also for the UK. The work that has been done to bring out the story of the site and stop it's long term deterioration is to be admired. To enter...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

I’m interested in visiting old places like this and don’t mind paying but in my opinion once you pay an entrance fee, you should be able to see everything but apparently here it’s £3 to enter and another £2 to go inside the house bit...More

Thank Kevin M
Sheffmanorlodge, Development Officer at Sheffield Manor Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Hello Kevin We are very sorry that the pricing affected your visit to us. We very much agree with you and are looking at changing our pricing strategy and advertising for 2019 so it is much clearer and not misleading to visitors. We are also...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is quite an amazing place, which is rather overshadowed by such places as Chatsworth and Hardwick Hall, despite being part of the same history. There are few buildings left extant, but the Turret House is well worth a visit, it having very probably been...More

1  Thank Dafydd M
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We visited this attraction twice this week, there is loads to do, but both times visitor numbers were low, so I am not sure why more people are not taking advantage of what is in offer. There are tree sites, all the the same park,...More

1  Thank Nafsika A
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The craft fares are great for the kids. Mine have been to three now. My 8 year old loves to walk around the ruins and imagined what it was like living there. All the staff enjoy what they’re doing.

Thank bmj214
Sheffmanorlodge, Development Officer at Sheffield Manor Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks for the lovely review. We're glad you all enjoy visiting us.

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We visited today expecting to be about an hour and were there just over 3.5 hours! We went on the guided tour which was just over an hour and packed full of info and included some time with Bess of Hardwick! All in all the...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

Found this because a friend had been earlier in the year, though I've lived in Sheffield and didn't know it existed). A very interesting tour and re-enactment from Bess of Hardwick. Fascinating and well worth a visit.

Thank Sheila R
Sheffmanorlodge, Development Officer at Sheffield Manor Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thanks for your review. We're really glad you enjoyed your visit to us.

Reviewed 22 July 2018

Unforgettable. The Staff are brilliant. You will regret not visiting this place if you ever come to Sheffield.

Thank bijibiji
Sheffmanorlodge, Development Officer at Sheffield Manor Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you. We're glad you had a lovely time visiting us.

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We are open every third Sunday of the month? The dates are: 18th and 19th March 15th and 16th April 20th and 21st May 17th and 18th June 15th and 16th July 19th and 20th August 16th and 17th September 21st and 22nd... More
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There is the Rhubarb Shed cafe which sells hot food, snacks, coffee and cake.
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