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Old Colliery Canter 2019 Book your tickets

The 64 hectare site, situated near Royston in South Yorkshire, is home to an array of wildlife – including newts, snakes and herons. Over 90 years ago, I was born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, to a working-class family. Poverty was as natural to us as great wealth and power were to the aristocracy of that age. Like his father and grandfather before him, my dad, Albert, eked out a meagre existence as a miner, working hundreds of feet below the surface, smashing the rock face with a pickaxe, searching for coal’ how times have changed… Rabbit Ings is a country park located on the former colliery yard and spoil heap of the Monkton Colliery and then the Royston Drift Mine, which closed in 1989. The 64-hectare site, situated near Royston in South Yorkshire, is home to an array of wildlife – including newts, snakes and herons., Another example of Yorkshire been anything but grim

Saturday 13th April 2019
10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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£17
£15

5 Miles

Saturday 13th April 2019
12:00 pm

Old Colliery Canter is set in Rabbit Ings country park, this looped course has mixed terrain, good trail paths to grassy hills. with plenty of wildlife to observe the course is perfect for those wanting to start building stamina and tolerance of hills. Well worth the effort.

  • Aged 18 and over
  • No places remaining
  • Difficulty rating
£24
£22

10 Miles

Saturday 13th April 2019
11:00 am

Old Colliery Canter is set in Rabbit Ings country park, this looped course has mixed terrain, good trail paths to grassy hills. with plenty of wildlife to observe the course is perfect for those wanting to start building stamina and tolerance of hills. Well worth the effort.

  • Aged 18 and over
  • No places remaining
  • Difficulty rating
£25
£23

15 Miles

Saturday 13th April 2019
11:00 am

Old Colliery Canter is set in Rabbit Ings country park, this looped course has mixed terrain, good trail paths to grassy hills. with plenty of wildlife to observe the course is perfect for those wanting to start building stamina and tolerance of hills. Well worth the effort.

  • Aged 18 and over
  • Only 23 places remaining
  • Difficulty rating
£31
£29

20 Miles

Saturday 13th April 2019
10:00 am

Old Colliery Canter is set in Rabbit Ings country park, this looped course has mixed terrain, good trail paths to grassy hills. with plenty of wildlife to observe the course is perfect for those wanting to start building stamina and tolerance of hills. Well worth the effort.

  • Aged 18 and over
  • Only 25 places remaining
  • Difficulty rating
£35.50
£33.50

Marathon

Saturday 13th April 2019
10:00 am

Old Colliery Canter is set in Rabbit Ings country park, this looped course has mixed terrain, good trail paths to grassy hills. with plenty of wildlife to observe the course is perfect for those wanting to start building stamina and tolerance of hills. Well worth the effort.

  • Aged 18 and over
  • Only 42 places remaining
  • Difficulty rating