The idyllic location of Drakeholes is on the Chesterfield Canal which is a Site of Special Scientific Interest - this means it's a fantastic place to be at one with nature and spot some wildlife. Check out the tunnel where boats had to be 'legged' through before the days of the engine and for a spiritual experience have a drink at the White Swan pub, said to be haunted!
Address: Eel Pool Road, Doncaster, Yorkshire, DN10 5DF
Visit time: 1hr
Price: Once you're there, it won't cost you a thing
Parking: There is a car park for pub customers
Toilets: For customers of the local pub/café
You'll hopefully catch a boat in the summer season
Bring a rug for a picnic on the grass
You may see:
The Chesterfield Canal is a Site of Special Scientific Interest - which means it's really special for wildlife, in this case the aquatic sort!