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Sprotbrough Flash nature reserve

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Lovely walk, limited bird hides

Located by the side of the River Don, adjacent to the Trans Penine Path so is flat with two bird... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Graham D
Nice Wildlife

Sprotbrough Flash nature reserve is near the river Don is nice place to visit, lovely walks and... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
capt1701a
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Located by the side of the River Don, adjacent to the Trans Penine Path so is flat with two bird hides and a viewing screen. Can make it into a nice circular walk but it has a series of steps so not wheelchair friendly. Only...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Graham D
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Sprotbrough Flash nature reserve is near the river Don is nice place to visit, lovely walks and interesting wildlife. On the footpath are some hides to watch the wildlife on the lake, for example Herons, Coots, Moorhens and Mallards. If you go into the woods...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank capt1701a
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Beautiful spot, went quite early Saturday morning, kingfisher has been seen many times, not Saturday morning though. We did see a pair of buzzards, commorant, heron, swans loads of little birds mainly the blackcap singing away. very easy accessible and a lovely walk.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rozzy1973
Reviewed April 3, 2018

We live around an hour away and found this place after looking on google for something to do. We'd had lots of rain so the canal and river had burst their banks but even so the walk we did was lovely. Unfortunately we couldn't walk...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lmt1970
Reviewed April 3, 2018

A lovely scenic unspoilt walk by the river, shared by walkers and cyclists alike. Enjoyable in all seasons

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SuntanMan10
Reviewed February 9, 2018

Situated close to the village of Sprotbrough and on the river Don adjacent to the Pennine Trail, Sprotbrough Flash is a haven for Birds and Wildlife. There are two hides and a viewing screen and a circular walk will take you from the carpark along...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MaRoper
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Lovely circular walk along the river. Lots of birds to see and a visit to the boat inn for a quick drink after is a must

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Danielle031288
Reviewed November 2, 2017

Quick view of a bittern flying into the reeds but plenty of Wigeon, gad well, kingfisher, buzzard, herons and the usual suspects. Two hides are well positioned to see the wildlife and the screen also allows for good views. Definitely worth a half day visit...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Rob M
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Walk alongside the river Don on one side & Sprotbrough Flash (lake) on the other with a screen & 2 hides to observe the bird & wildlife. Climb up the wooded embankment following the edge of the wood with views overlooking the flash back to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank palvey60
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Great riverside walk, tarmac paths ok for disabled access. Access to bird hides for viewing the flash.

Date of experience: July 2017
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