One of the nearest areas of open countryside to my house is at Bessacarr, I think it's called Whitton Woods or Stoven's Plantation. It's a few hundred yards to the southeast of Doncaster Lakeside and is a small area of grassy meadows, woodland, an old railway embankment, and some deep drainage channels.
These first photographs feature the landscaped spoilheap next to the lake - it was nice to experience climbing up a small hill today - it was quite steep towards the top.
There were a lot of dandelions when I reached Bessacarr: I saw a rabbit at quite close quarters - when I go on my usual early morning walk to Town Fields I usually see several squirrels.
I completed my circuit of the lake on my return journey.