Askern Lake is a popular landmark and leisure destination, enjoyed for its beautiful scenery and wildlife. Facilities and activities include:
- Toddler and junior play areas
- Playing fields
- Sports pitches (visit our football pitches pages for booking information)
- Places to enjoy a sit and a bite to eat including the Lakeside Café and picnic areas around the lake
- Angling (permitted between dawn and dusk), there is no fee to fish but you will need an EA rod licence
- Short walks.
Find more information on Askern Lake .
Contacting the Yorkshire Swan Rescue Hospital – opening hours 9 – 7pm, seven days a week.
For enquiries regarding injured swans and wild animals please call their telephone helpline 01757 544554 http://www.ysrh.org.uk/
Or RSPCA telephone 0300 1234 999
Boats are available to hire between spring and autumn and are charged at £5 for half an hour. More information will be added in spring 2022.