Situated on the left bank of the River Don, you can park just off the road on Nursery Lane, next to the river and walk along the towpath to the nature reserve. The towpath is suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs.
A mix of habitats, open water and riverside water meadows, woodland, hedgerows. Within easy reach of Denaby and Mexbrorough. You might see Kingfishers, goosander and orchids. There are also cattle grazing and sheep in the meadows.
A footpath around the lake passes two bird hides and a viewing screen to look over the lake.
Car parking available on Pastures Road. Open at all times, free of charge.
A year round accessible place to see wildlife, with lovely walks and an adventure playground. There are a wide range of habitats including reedbeds, lakes, hedgerows, meadowns and wet grassland. You might see a Kingfisher, Barn Owl, Bittern or Avocet. See a review of the Toddler Trail by a Mumbler here.
Covid19 Update: Reopen, car park from 9.30am-4.00pm. Trails open, toilets, play area and cafe (take-away only)
More Nature Reserves nearby:
Hatfield Moors (Humberhead Peatlands Hatfield, Thorne, Crowle and Goole Moors)