Don Gorge – A Landscape Reclaimed by Nature

Don Gorge – A Landscape Reclaimed by Nature

Walk summary: A walk taking in historical and natural features of the Don Gorge, including Sprotbrough weir and fish pass, the lost village of Levitt Hagg, stunning views from Conisbrough viaduct and the wildlife of Sprotbrough Flash.

Distance: approx. 7km/ 4.5 miles

Duration: approx. 1.5 hours

Terrain: Take care on the steep section between the railway bridge and Conisbrough Viaduct – paths will be muddy and rutted after rainfall.

Nearest Car Park: 0.5 miles to the south of Sprotbrough village, public car parking is available next to the toll house on Nursery Lane

Voice over by: Liz Reeve (Don Gorge Community Group)

Co-written by: Rachel Walker (Don Catchment Rivers Trust) and Karen Eynon (Don Catchment Rivers Trust)
The authors are grateful for the assistance of Liz Reeve and the Don Gorge Community Group.

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Boat Inn to Fish Pass

Fish Pass to Magnesian Limestone

Magnesian Limestone to Levitt Hagg

Levitt Hagg to Dolomite Quarry

Dolomite Quarry to Rainbow Bridge

Rainbow Bridge to Conisbrough Viaduct

Conisbrough Viaduct to Pot Ridings Wood

Pot Ridings Wood to Sprotbrough Flash

Sprotbrough Flash to the Boat Inn