Doncaster

Travel Guide
Brodsworth Hall which includes a garden and heritage architecture

Markets, churches and museums feature in the center of this town, with a wildlife zoo and enchanting villages in the outskirts. Make a family trip to rural estates and parks.

Shops and historic buildings line the main street of Doncaster, in the midst of South Yorkshire’s verdant sprawl. Embellishing the enclosing countryside are quaint hamlets with majestic halls and castles. Visit the museums to learn of the Roman era, medieval history and industrial revolution that helped shape the town.

The most iconic and impressive sight is Doncaster Minster, recognizable by its Gothic tower and rose windows. Tour the interior of this 19th-century church to see its stained-glass windows and organ. For a better understanding of the city’s history, visit nearby Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery. Learn of the pottery industry’s impact and see artifacts from the Roman era.

Participate in the British custom of afternoon tea in the resplendent setting of Mansion House. Make your way to the southeastern peripheries of the town for Yorkshire Wildlife Park. This vast zoo has a shopping area and many children’s play areas to complement the lions, tigers and polar bears living here. Take your kids ice-skating at Doncaster Dome and browse stores in Lakeside Village Outlet Shopping.

Venture into the countryside for its villages and manor houses. Brodsworth Hall remains much as it was in the 1860s, allowing a peek into Victorian life. Bring your kids to the playground in the gardens and listen to live brass bands in summer.

A little south is Conisbrough, where you’ll encounter the Conisbrough Castle. Climb steps spiraling around the circular keep and enjoy views of bucolic South Yorkshire from the summit. Head back toward Doncaster for Cusworth Hall, with lakes and nature trails to delight the whole family.

The town is a little northeast of Sheffield in South Yorkshire. Fly to Doncaster Sheffield Airport or Leeds Bradford Airport. You can also arrive by train from London or other cities across England. Get around the town by bus.

Surrounded by South Yorkshire’s majestic countryside, Doncaster offers an insight into the area’s industrial origins and Roman past.

Holiday Inn Express Doncaster, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Doncaster, an IHG Hotel
3 out of 5
First Point Business Park, Bullrush Grove, Doncaster, England
Fully refundable
The price is £43 per night from 23 Dec to 23 Dec
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Keepmoat Stadium, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Doncaster Dome and Doncaster Racecourse. Yorkshire Wildlife ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (502 reviews)

Reviewed on 17 Nov 2021

Holiday Inn Express Doncaster, an IHG Hotel
Hilton Garden Inn Doncaster Racecourse
Hilton Garden Inn Doncaster Racecourse
3.5 out of 5
Doncaster Racecourse Leger Way, Doncaster, England
The price is £52 per night from 19 Dec to 19 Dec
Situated in Doncaster, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Doncaster Racecourse, Doncaster Royal Infirmary and Doncaster Minster. Keepmoat Stadium and Doncaster ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (339 reviews)
"I like the cleanliness, the staff reactions to queries. I didnt like the paid parking"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Doncaster Racecourse
Best Western Premier Doncaster Mount Pleasant Hotel
Best Western Premier Doncaster Mount Pleasant Hotel
4 out of 5
Great North Road (A638), Doncaster, England
The price is £100 per night from 1 Dec to 1 Dec
Situated near the airport, this spa hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Doncaster Dome and Doncaster Racecourse. Lakeside Village Outlet ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (358 reviews)
"The hotel was up to expectations, the only thing that let it down slightly was the meal in the restaurant, the service off staff to coke over and take the order and trying to get someone’s attention to pay at the end of the meal as it seems they were too busy to set for breakfast than they were on ..."

Reviewed on 30 Sep 2021

Best Western Premier Doncaster Mount Pleasant Hotel
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City Space
City Space
3.5 out of 5
36 Market Place, Doncaster, England
Situated in Doncaster, this apartment building is within 2 miles (3 km) of Mansion House, Doncaster Racecourse and Doncaster Dome. Doncaster Minster and Cast ...
3.7/5 Good! (10 reviews)
"Cool in town centre plenty to do and go Good stay would recommend"

Reviewed on 3 Jun 2021

City Space
Two Bed Luxury Penthouse Central Doncaster
Two Bed Luxury Penthouse Central Doncaster
51-57 Daint Sepulchre Gate, Doncaster, ENG
Situated in Doncaster, this apartment building is within 2 miles (3 km) of Mansion House, Doncaster Racecourse and Doncaster Dome. Doncaster Minster and Cast ...
Two Bed Luxury Penthouse Central Doncaster
Entire luxury apartment
Entire luxury apartment
Doncaster, ENG
Located in the heart of Doncaster, this romantic apartment building is within 2 mi (3 km) of Mansion House, Doncaster Racecourse, and Doncaster Dome. Doncaster ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Races
"Lovely flat. A hidden gem. Was decorated lovely. Cleanliness was really good. Would definitely recommend to stay here."

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2021

Entire luxury apartment
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