Askern Lake

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
  • Boating
  • 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


A View of Askern Lake
Aerial View of Askern Lake
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Swan on Askern Lake
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Askern Lake
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Boat Hire

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.