Old Denaby is a civil parish with a population of approximately 330 residents and the first mention of the village of Old Denaby is in the Great Domesday Book.
Old Denaby Wetlands, along with Hanging Wood, Peas Hill Plantation and Denaby Woods (better known as Bluebell Woods) are all designated as Local Wildlife sites. Part of Denaby Woods is classed as Ancient Woodland.
DID YOU KNOW:
Ted Hughes, who held the title Poet Laureate from 1984 until his death in 1998, spent much of his childhood in Old Denaby.
Julie Andrews’ mum (Barbara Ward Wells, née Morris) attended Old Denaby CE School.