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Sheffield, The Bear Pit, Botanical Gardens
England

Here we are on a winters morning in the Bear Pit of Sheffields Botanical Gardens opened in 1836. The gardens have undergone a major restoration programme in the last few years and are now back to their former grandeur. A new addition  is a lifesize statue of a bear in the pit, which I don't think was present before the restoration.

Copyright: Peter Ward
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Taken: 04/01/2010
Uploaded: 06/01/2010
Updated: 17/09/2014
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Tags: sheffield; outdoors; park; botanical garden; bear pit; victorian; snow
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