Sprotborough – Tales of Knights & Heroes

Sprotborough – Tales of Knights & Heroes

Walk summary: A pleasant walk around the village taking in the River Don. This mainly flat walk traces the boyhood home of a World War Two flying ace, the footsteps of Sir Walter Scott and the places that inspired his novel, Ivanhoe

Distance: 2.45 Miles / 3.95 Kilometres

Duration: 1hr 15 Mins

Terrain: Mainly flat, slight bumps in woodland part of walk.

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: Mick Reeve (Don Gorge Community Group)

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 Lane Toll House to Rectory Mews

Rectory Mews to Main Street

Main Street to New Lane

New Lane to Thorpe Lane

Thorpe Lane to Park Drive

Park Drive to Sprotbrough Methodist Church

Sprotbrough Methodist Church to Meadow Croft

Meadow Croft to the River Don

River Don to the Old Pumping House

Old Pumping House to the Boat Lane Toll House