Sprotbrough Flash


Picturesque Sprotbrough Flash is one of the richest wildlife sites in South Yorkshire. A mosaic of open water, wetland, woodland and limestone grassland, the site offers a year-round treat for wildlife enthusiasts.

Size:28 hectares
Entry fee:Free
Grazing animals: Sheep
Walking trails: A footpath follows the Don, taking you past a screen and two bird hides, and you can walk back through the woods.

Access: Public and permissive footpaths. The woodland is not suitable for wheelchair users or pushchairs. The towpath along the river Don is level and accessible for wheelchair users, although it is a fair distance to the bird hides. Both hides are wheelchair-accessible.

Dogs:On a lead
Facilities:Bird hides

Opening times: Open at all times
Best time to visit: March to September