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Sprotbrough Flash nature reserve

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Doncaster DN5 7NB, England
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Nice Wildlife

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
capt1701a
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Keighley, United Kingdom
Lovely walk and loads of birds

Beautiful spot, went quite early Saturday morning, kingfisher has been seen many times, not... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
Rozzy1973
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Worksop, United Kingdom
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“boat inn” (6 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Doncaster DN5 7NB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank capt1701a
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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.

Thank Rozzy1973
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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

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

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

Thank SuntanMan10
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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

Thank MaRoper
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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

1  Thank Danielle031288
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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

Thank Rob M
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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

Thank palvey60
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

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

Thank Steve_the_Tyke61
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

First this is also reviewed as Sprotbrough Canalside. The Nature Reserve is a 2 or 3 miles round walk through woods in one direction and along the tarmaced cycleway in the other. In mid April there were a few birds on the lakes visible from...More

2  Thank John B
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