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Planning your visit

Address: Nursery Lane, Sprotbrough, Doncaster, DN5 7NB View on Google map

Price: Once you're there, it won't cost you a thing

Toilets: For customers of the local pub/café

Sprotbrough Lock is one of the loveliest spots on the Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigations. Next to 17th Century pub, The Boat Inn, its grassy banks are within an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and this special place is an extremely popular spot for a Sunday stroll, a leisurely bike ride, a peaceful fish or just to lie back and gaze up at the sky and watch the birds.

Things to do and see

Places to eat:

Boat trips:

Picnic spot:

There are benches, but no picnic tables

Wildlife spotting:

This stunning bit of waterway is next to Sprotbrough Flash Reserve, so you'll see plenty of wildlife.

Getting here

By car - a small free car park

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