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Walks from Season Three - Fishlake

Discover an old port, well-travelled dead Saints and a surprising old windmill on this short walk around the historic village of Fishlake, 8 miles east of Doncaster.

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Walk Info
3 miles (5km)
Minimum time
2 hours
Total ascent
37 ft (11m)
Level of difficulty
Roads & public footpaths - 1 bridge
Grid SE 65480 13131
On leads
Off Road
Public Transport
Bus - 89 Doncaster - Asken
69 Doncaster - Sykehouse
302 Hail & Ride from Thorne
On route - in Fishlake Village
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Route Directions

  • Start at the Landing, just off Main Street.  Cross over the road to Hall Farm.

  • When facing Hall Farm, turn right and head towards the village centre.

  • Head past the stone cross and towards the church.  

  • Go through the church gates and around the far side of the church.  

  • Exit the church yard via the gates at the far left side of the yard.

  • Cross over the small bridge and turn left after coming through the new housing estate.

  • After crossing over the road to see the Pinfold, head back towards the Public Footpath sign pointing to the left.  

  • Follow this path past the old school.

  • At the main road, turn left, and continue along this road.  

  • At the next left follow the road all the way down to the end, and turn left again.

  • At the end of this road, turn right, and at the stone cross, head down Far Bank Lane.

  • At the end of this road, turn left and then at the end of this road, left again.

  • Head towards the start point along the main road.

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Relevant Links

Walking in Doncaster
More information about walking trails in Doncaster from Doncaster Council.

AA Guide to Yorkshire

The new third edition of the AA Guide to Yorkshire gives you everything you need to know to get the most out of your visit to this wonderful county - and written by our own Andrew White.

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