Askern Boating Lake, Askern, South Yorkshire, DN6 0JA.
Set in seven and a half acres of grounds, this water was famous in Victorian times for its spa water. Carp and pike both run over 20 lb, with tench, perch and roach also present.
Free fishing, Boat hire £6. Tel: 07976 265980.
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