Pictorial Meadows Wildflower Gardens Tour

With our expert guides explore our ground-breaking urban meadow and landscapes on this wildflower gardens tour. Get the inside science and story of our wildflower seed mixes and find out why they are so good for pollinators.

The Sheffield Manor Lodge site is a showcase for Pictorial Meadows as well as a beautiful setting for more traditional Tudor planting. Here you can see the apothecary’s garden and lavender labyrinth in the Tudor grounds, beautiful wildflowers across the sites green spaces and go behind the scenes, exploring the Pictorial Meadow test areas. Along the way there is the chance to spot a range of bees and butterflies.

The tour starts with refreshments at the Discovery Centre before proceeding down the site to Manor Oaks Farm and the test areas beyond. You can finish the tour with a delicious lunch at the Rhubarb Shed Café, or for larger groups in a private room with catering.

Please note: the Pictorial Meadows tour is available seasonably, generally from May – September though this can vary. Please contact us for details.

£6 per head (minimum £72) including tea, coffee and biscuits

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For more information please call: 0114 276 2828 ext 647 or email: visit@greenestate.org

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