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Dog walk

Rabbit Ings

Barnsley

Type of walk

Park

What's here

Free Parking, Off Lead Areas, Pathed Routes, Picnic Areas, Toilets, Refreshments Available

About this walk

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.

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Comments (3)

  • NHodkin profile
    NHodkin

    6 months ago

    Ok,not the most picturesque place and could do with a cafe...served its purpose, dig got lots if off lead time ...esp up on the hills off the beaten track.
  • Yorkshirepud84 profile
    Yorkshirepud84

    2 months ago

    Different routes for different abilities but if you go to top there is an impressive view 👌
  • AnnieMay profile
    AnnieMay

    a month ago

    Lovely little walk - Just under an hour long, maybe. Flat paths for the most part.
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How to get there

Address

Rabbit Ings Country Park, Shafton, Barnsley, UK

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