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The River Don Tavern and Lodge

(9 Guest Reviews)

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Review Summary

  • Rooms 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Friendliness 5.0
  • Cleanliness 4.8
  • Facilities 4.9
  • Service 5.0
  • Location 4.8

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The River Don Tavern and Lodge Information


Situated on the Isle Of Axholme; The River Don Tavern and Lodge features a traditional country pub with modern lodge rooms in a peaceful country setting. But with good roads the towns of Goole, Scunthorpe and Doncaster are within 1/2 an hour; The cities of Shefield, leeds, Hull, York and Lincoln an hour. The River Don Tavern has a traditional lounge bar with log fires that opens daily at 3.30pm (Sunday 12 noon); This room can seat up to 50, evening meals being served most nights until 8.30 pm. Adjoining the lounge bar our 40 seat restaurant available for Sunday carvery from 12 noon until 7.00 pm; also provides resident with a relaxed breakfast room for the rest of the week. Food is unavailable on Monday evenings. This room is available for private hire/functions, business/training meetings, celebrations, funerals etc.A full range of facilities are available including food, drink, accommodation, meeting equipment, Wifi and ample free parking available. For the explorer/holiday maker The River Don make an ideal base.Golf is available at 3 courses within 20 minutes drive. Bird watching reserves at Blacktoft sands, Crowle Moors and Potteric Carr near Doncaster.Plus Yorkshire Wildlife Park and The Deep within an hours drive. Museums in the area range from Trolley buses at Sandtoft to Waterways at Goole and The Wesley family(The start of the Methodist religion) at Epworth. The River Don Tavern and Lodge can accommodate pets; There are many walks in the area most being dog friendly in an area of mainly arable farming.


  • Bar
  • Free WiFi internet
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Bike lock-up
  • WiFi internet


  • On-site parking
  • Free parking

Children's Facilities

  • Children's menu
  • Highchairs

Business Facilities

  • Desk working station
  • Fax machine
  • Meeting rooms
  • Photocopying
  • Printing


  • Cooked breakfast
  • Dinner

Activities and Experiences

  • Animal watching
  • Badminton court
  • Bird watching
  • Boating
  • Bowling alley
  • Clay pigeon shooting
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Dart board
  • Dog racing
  • Fishing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Golf - driving range
  • Horse racing
  • Horse riding
  • Karaoke
  • Art galleries & museums
  • Shopping
  • Squash court
  • Theatre
  • Walking


  • Check in
    15:30 23:00
    Early check-in available on request
  • Check out
    Late check-out available on request
  • Child Policy
    Children welcome
  • Smoking Policy
    No smoking
  • Pets
    Pets welcome
Booking Terms and Conditions


All restaurant and bar facilities are ground floor with door width to allow wheelchairs.(one doorway is narrow but can be worked round.) Public facilities (Gents/Ladies) have cubical assistance handrails, but the cubicles are not wheelchair accessible. There is no disabled toilets. Lodge rooms are ramp accessible with fire alarms for both deaf and blind guests. Room 1 has wet room fittings and furniture for wheelchair users and bedroom that is accessible. Single rooms are not accessible to the disabled.


  • Road from M180 junction 2 (7.0 miles)
    M180 j2. head north on A161 (Goole/Crowle) A161 Over A18 on A161 (Goole/Crowle) A161 Go through Crowle (Goole/Eastoft) A161 Eastoft is 2 miles after Crowle A161 The River Don Tavern is in the centre of Eastoft and faces onto the A161.
  • Bus from Scunthorpe bus station (12.0 miles)
    Stand J Service 360/361 ask for River Don Eastoft. Service going to Goole (North street)
  • Train from Crowle Railway Station (5.0 miles)
    Bus---- Leave station 30 yards to road junction & bus stop (service 360/361.) On Foot -----Leave station Left 1st junction. At T junction Right onto A161; Head for Crowle.

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