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Derbyshire The Grade-II listed Crowne Plaza Royal Victoria A comfortable bedroom Sheffield Botanical Gardens If you enjoy getting outdoors over the festive season, perhaps treat yourself to a visit to Sheffield's Botanical Gardens. Situated close the city and just a 15 minute (2.6 mile) drive from your hotel, the gardens are open every day except Christmas Day and admission is free. Opened in 1836, the gardens have undergone substantial restoration over the last 20 years with new areas such as the Himalayan Garden being created, as well as pre-existing areas enhanced. Within its 19 acres you'll find a woodland garden, evolution garden, plants from the Americas in the Long Border, an Asia garden, green areas, and much more. One of the garden's crowning glories are the range of Grade II*-listed glass pavilions. Created by Joseph Paxton ­ responsible for those at Chatsworth and Crystal Palace ­ these stately glasshouses have been restored and offer a handsome backdrop to the gardens. There's also a café bistro in the Curator's House ­ perfect for some warming refreshment, plus the country's finest surviving example of a bear pit. Holiday code: XX495. All prices are £s per person, including savings as advertised and are subject to availability. Please see the enclosed Essential Information. For the latest prices and offers, visit saga.co.uk/holidays. TRAVEL INFORMATION: We can arrange your travel. Please call for details. To book see page 43 and call FREE on 0800 414 441 or visit saga.co.uk/xmas Please quote XMSW1 13