Highfields Country Park is perfect for enjoying time outdoors, with walking routes and angling just some of the things you can do.
Owing to Covid-19 (Coronavirus), please note that although play areas, outdoor gyms, sports facilities, walking routes and nature walks are open; social distancing must be followed in all these areas.
Please respect the park – take your litter home with you or use the bins provided, and pick up waste after your dog.
You can continue to use green spaces responsibly. Please respect other visitors - do not visit if you have any symptoms; use your own hand sanitiser regularly, and adhere to government guidance.
Things to see and do at Highfields Country Park
- beautiful scenery including woodlands, wildflower areas and the historic Highfields Lake
- a variety of wildlife
- places for angling in Highfields Lake
- playing fields
- picnic areas
- walking routes leading onto Roman Ridge or Brodsworth Community Woodland
- nature walks throughout the park
- a two mile fit and fun walk ending at the park. For the full route, visit our walking in Doncaster page
Getting to the park
There is very limited parking available at the park. This is on the slip road leading to the Woodlands Park Club DN6 7RA (but before the club car park).
Parking is also available at Doncaster North Park & Ride, just a short distance away
You can use the Travel South Yorkshire journey planner. Just enter where you're going from and to. The park isn't listed on the Travel South Yorkshire website, a nearby landmark is Doncaster North Park & Ride. This is approximately 600m or 1/3 mile away.
To see the lake and the surrounding area, check out the following Google Maps view:
Parks and outdoor spaces
For a list of parks and outdoor spaces in Doncaster, how to report an issue and how to apply for a memorial in one of these spaces, visit our parks and outdoor spaces page.