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Askern Spa Gordon Smith

Askern Spa

Gordon Smith

Published July 21st 2013
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42 pages
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At Askern, many local residents of Doncaster and district booked into the six hotels during bank-holiday weekends, and Askern Spa catered for all age groups. Bands played in the lakeside park, and there was boating and fishing on the pool, bathing, aMoreAt Askern, many local residents of Doncaster and district booked into the six hotels during bank-holiday weekends, and Askern Spa catered for all age groups. Bands played in the lakeside park, and there was boating and fishing on the pool, bathing, a fairground, bowling greens, croquet and tennis courts, country rides and walks, and dances and cabaret at the massive Hydro Hotel. Such nostalgic memories of activities will never again return.Askern is known only today as a coal mining district, and few, on passing through this old village, will realise what grand activities once took place here, and what a charming and beautiful place this has been.