Mexborough – Sappers, Poets & Pirates

Mexborough – Sappers, Poets & Pirates

Walk summary: A historical walk through Mexborough and along the River Don. The walk explores the evolution of Mexborough from its origins as a small iron-age settlement to an age of industry, the creation of the canals and building of the railways.

Distance: 5.4km/3.4 miles

Duration: 2 hours

Terrain: Flat, mostly on pavement and involving some road crossings. Part of the walk is on unpaved public foot-paths and tow-paths.

Nearest Car Park: Mexborough Train station or on-road parking closer to starting point.

Voice over by: Josh Laidlow (Don Catchment Rivers Trust)

Co-written by:
Rob Dalziel (Don Catchment Rivers Trust) and Sally Hyslop (Don Catchment Rivers Trust)
The authors are grateful for the assistance of Julia Ashby and the Mexborough & District Heritage Society

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