Visitors to this attractive woodland would never suspect it was situated on the former Bentley colliery. Positioned in the heart of urban Doncaster there is a stunning contrast between the bustling town centre and the quiet calm of the woodland - almost as if you've been transported to the heart of the countryside
This picturesque woodland, which spans 99-hectares, allows you to escape from the hustle and bustle of life. With its mixture of mature broadleaf woodland, large open meadows and a scenic wetland valley, Brodsworth is renowned for its diverse array of wildlife.
This scenic 66-hectare park rises above the surrounding area, offering fabulous views over the RSPB's Edderthorpe Ings reserves and for many miles into the distance can be enjoyed as you wander round this wild green space. Keep an eye open for the intricate wooden sculptures which celebrate both the site's mining heritage and bright new future as a community park.
Frickley Country Park is a former colliery and now is now an attractive open space. It has over 7 miles of footpaths and cycle-ways, giving you great opportunities to walk, run, cycle and escape in this natural environment. There are also several works of art which hark back to the land’s industrial past.
Spanning 65-hectares and providing enticing meadow and woodland to walk, run and cycle, Fryston Country Trails offer a wonderful showcase of green space in Castleford, opening up educational and learning opportunities that include an outdoor classroom and river wharf.
This woodland is a natural space of remarkable diversity, providing a vast array of habitats including woodland, grassland wetland. The bird life on this part of the site is particularly impressive, especially in springtime when masses of Skylarks are present.
New Park Springs is a new and developing public space with areas of woodland, grassland and wetlands across its 56-hectare span. The space is located across the road from another of the Land Trust's sites Cudworth Common.
A giant dinosaur, knitting sheep and special boards displaying community art are just a few of the sights that will greet you at the marvellous Phoenix Park. Providing something for everyone, the park is ideal for walking, cycling or simply keeping the kids entertained.
Rabbit Ings is a country park located on the former colliery yard and spoil heap of the Monkton Colliery and then the Royston Drift Mine, which closed in 1989. The 64-hectare site, situated near Royston in South Yorkshire, is home to an array of wildlife – including newts, snakes and herons.
Warren House Park provides a great setting for people to enjoy their leisure time. Situated in the heart of Askern and offering a playground, skatepark and teen shelter, a basketball area and grass sports pitches, the park is a popular and well used venue.