Next meeting: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at Conisbrough Baptist Church, Old Road, 3pm. All Welcome.

Slide With prehistoric animals! An ancient stone railway! Welcome to The Crags! A valley forbidden to Ladies! Early coal mines All in a NEW leisure park! And MUCH more... Slide Slide

The Crags – Interactive Maps

Features Guide

1 CLICK & DRAG to move around the map
2 SCROLL WHEEL zooms in and out
3 CLICK on pin when your pointer turns into a finger, to reveal more!
4 LIGHT BLUE pins have associated pages
5 GREEN pins are other features
6 CLICK HERE to open the map in a full page (opens in new tab)

Walking guide

Start and end your walk at the point between Tom Hill Youth Club and St Albans RC Church, and follow any of the red routes below.

Please note that all trails are walked at your own risk and Friends of The Crags assumes no liability for your safety when walking the trails.
The YELLOW trail is not advised for walkers who are less able on their feet, as it is in need of upgrade – a matter which the Friends are discussing with the local authority.



Maps of The Crags over the centuries




Videos of The Crags




Photos of The Crags




Oral and written personal histories


Our Latest News

The poles are here!

May 13th, 2022|

The Crags finally have their information 'totem poles'! After much collaboration between Friends of the Crags and community company Shed Heads of Edlington, the first of the beautifully carved information poles were unveiled this week. Friends chairman Tony Sellars [READ MORE]

Stand by for new Crags adventures!

January 27th, 2022|

Fancy racing a soap box or a radio-controlled car down the Crags? Or pelting things with fruit? And how about learning to live out in the open, foraging for your food?! These were just some of the ideas under discussion [READ MORE]

Litter Pick

January 12th, 2022|

Friends of the Crags are holding a litter pick on Monday, January 24, starting at Balby Street School at 10.30am. ALL WELCOME


January 12th, 2022|

There will be a Friends of the Crags catch-up meeting for all interested parties at Denaby Library at 1pm on Wednesday January 19, 2022. This will include all the latest developments in the project plus details of the upcoming [READ MORE]

Crags by moonlight!

November 24th, 2021|

Come on all you Craggers - here's a chance to see our beautiful hills as you have never seen them before... by moonlight! Friends of the Crags are holding a night-time amble, complete with walk leaders, to take place on [READ MORE]

On your markers!

October 18th, 2021|

The first 100m walking distance markers have now been 'planted' in the Crags linear park, as its rebirth as a local leisure facility continues. Crags Friend Leon Clemitshaw joined workers from Doncaster borough council in setting the first tranche of [READ MORE]

Totem poles from 1066!

September 28th, 2021|

The 'totem poles' that will mark the main entrances to the Crags site are now with the Shedheads group for carving. Aside from carved information for walkers, they will include carved patterns taken from the Bayeux Tapestry - the tapestry [READ MORE]

How green is our valley!

August 27th, 2021|

The Lady's Valley section of The Crags is now regaining its former beauty - after a massive clean-up undertaken by local councillors and Friends of The Crags, with Leon Clemitshaw leading from the front! A veritable mountain of glass and [READ MORE]


Crags Features

Find out about mammoth bones, stone railways and more: READ MORE

Swat up your Crags history

Find out about the amazing past of The Crags. READ MORE

Our Aims and Objectives

Find out what we are up to. READ MORE

Be a volunteer!

Find out how YOU can help. READ MORE