Thrybergh Country Park, a Green Flag Award Winner in 2006, was opened in 1983. Thrybergh and nearby Firsby reservoirs were built between 1876 and 1880 to provide water for the Doncaster area.
It is a nature reserve, a haven for wildlife, with 170 species of wildflower and plants, 155 species of birds, and 20 species of mammals in the area.There are two bird hides at Thrybergh which are open to the public all year round.
It is situated 5 miles from the A1(M) and M1 and 3 miles from the M18, on the main Rotherham to Doncaster, A630 road between Thrybergh and Hooton Roberts.
There are various organised events including walks, and bird-watching. The park has a Camp site, Visitors' centre which provides souvenirs, and fishing tackle, a lakeside cafe and children's playground.Organised activities take place all year round, including educational visits for schools. Fishing is only per…