Litter Pick – Friday March 3 at 10.30am. Starting from the Roman lookout post and beacon at Copley Avenue, Conisbrough.


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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

Litter, litter!

March 4th, 2023|

Friends of the Crags enjoyed a fine Spring morning to collect another TWELVE bags of rubbish from our beautiful Conisbrough and Denaby hillside. The litter pick set out from the ancient Roman lookout post at Copley Avenue, and the wonderful [READ MORE]

Romans in the gloamin’

October 15th, 2022|

Friends of the Crags members collect a mammoth ELEVEN sack of litter on their recent walk to the ancient Roman lookout post at the top of the North Cliff crags this week. The group walked from Copley Avenue, Conanby, on [READ MORE]

Litter Legionnaires wanted!

October 10th, 2022|

Why not journey back to Roman times with us... and help clean up the Crags while you're at it?! The Friends of the Crags are organising a walk up to the old Roman lookout post, on Friday, October 14, starting [READ MORE]

Cleaning up

August 29th, 2022|

Friends of the Crags members took another dozen bags of filth from the Conisbrough and Denaby beauty spot, in their latest litter-pick this week. Led by group leader Tony Sellars, the team gathered glass and rubbish - which has [READ MORE]

Go Natural this Friday!

August 2nd, 2022|

If you want to brush up on your local nature, the Friends of the Crags have a fabulous outing this Friday (August 5)! Doncaster Naturalists' Society are the visitors, and they will be walking the Crags, documenting and explaining local [READ MORE]

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


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