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

Upcoming meetings

Catch-up meeting – Denaby Library; Friday October 22, 1pm. All Welcome

AGM – Conisbrough Baptist Church, Old Road; Tuesday, November 23, 2021 @ 3pm

If anyone wishes to put their name forward to become a group member or officer, email HERE – closing date, November 8, 2021.

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

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]

Totem time!

August 25th, 2021|

Totem time has come to The Crags! As we move out of the depressing Covid-19 lockdown, the Friends of The Crags group has gone into overdrive to catch up the virus hiatus. And top of the agenda are the totem [READ MORE]

Crags work begins after Covid

April 29th, 2021|

Work by Friends of The Crags and Doncaster Council is at long last set to begin again, following the long Covid-19 break and lockdowns. The Friends and DMBC are looking at ways to make the area both safer and more [READ MORE]

Things are picking up on the Crags

March 26th, 2021|

The virus is still hampering efforts to create a leisure park on the Conisbrough and Denaby Crags, but Friends of the Crags leaders Tony and Carol Sellars have nevertheless been busy during the past month - escaping Covid-19 confinement by [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