Doncaster is an eclectic mix of the urban and the rural and of the old and the new! World famous for its horse racing and home to one of the most important race courses in the UK. Doncaster is one of Britain’s oldest cities and features an abundance of historic sights, interesting architecture, cultural activities and beautiful surrounding countryside. A bustling city, indeed!
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Doncaster is a delight no matter what you are looking for during your holiday, be it historical sights, great shopping, or a wild weekend partying. There are also a number of museums and galleries to visit, such as the Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery.
Doncaster Minster

The most famous landmark in the city, the Parish Church of St George or Doncaster Minster is, with its stunning Victorian Gothic architecture and delightful Victorian stained glass, a must.

​Address: St.George House, Church Street, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 323 748​Website:
Brodsworth Hall & Gardens

This is a stunning country house from the 1860's that is surrounded by parks. Brodsworth Hall & Gardens is showing visitors how a wealthy Yorkshire family and their servants lived for some 150 years.

​Address: Brodsworth, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 722598​Website:​More info: 5 miles north-west off Doncaster, off the A635Tickets: Admission fee
Mansion House

As one of only three civic Mansion Houses in Britain and one of the city’s most famous buildings, Doncaster’s mid-18th century Mansion House is well worth a visit.

​Address: High Street, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 734 032
Conisbrough Castle

This fascinating castle is regarded as one of the finest examples of medieval architecture in Europe and has become one of the most popular attractions in South Yorkshire. Conisbrough Castle is a well-preserved 12th-century castle and was once owned by Richard of York.

​Address: Castle Hill, Conisbrough, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1709 863 329​Website:​More info: 4 miles southwest of Doncaster, off the A630Tickets: Admission fee

Explore the history of aviation at this aircraft museum, which is home to jetfighters, helicopters and engines as well as displays depicting World War II on the home front. Aeroventure is located less than 5 minutes’ drive from Junction 3 on the M18.

​Address: Dakota Way, Airborne Road, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 761 616​Website:
The Dome Leisure Centre

Doncaster Dome is one of the region's top sports, leisure and entertainment centre, with over 50 activities. With pools, geysers, fountains, spas, saunas, fitness studios, sports, events, an ice rink and a climbing wall, this is fantastic fun for the whole family – evident in the more than 1 million visitors that come here every year!

​Address: Doncaster Lakeside, Bawtry Road, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 370 777​Website:​More info: 1.5 miles southeast of Doncaster city centre.
Doncaster Racecourse

No visit to Doncaster is complete if not visiting its world famous race course. Tickets can be bought through the website and a calendar with special themed days can also be found on the website:

​Address: Leger Way, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 511 915 ​Website:
Doncaster Museum And Art Gallery

Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery opened its doors in 1964 and displays important collections of natural history, archaeology, local history, fine and decorative art works. Here you can also enjoy a large and diverse temporary exhibition programme throughout the year.

​Address: Chequer Road, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 734 293​Website:​Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10.00 - 16.30, Saturday 10.30 - 16.15, Closed Sunday
Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Yorkshire Wildlife Park is located just outside Doncaster and is UK's first walk through safari park. When visiting this park you should not miss the "Lion Country" which is the home to the rescued Romanian lions. The most beautiful and endangered animals in the world such as painted hunting dog and the Amur tiger can also be seen at the park.

​Address: Brockholes Lane, Branton, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 535057​Website:
Kingswood Golf Centre

Kingswood Golf Centre is an 18-hole golf course which opened in 1995 and offers a good challenge to all levels of golfers. There is an open planned clubhouse which gives a bistro type of feeling and where they serve a comprehensive menu. This is a great place to go whether you are a golfer or just want a bite to eat.

​Address: Thorne Road, Hatfield, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1405 741343​Website:
The Trolleybus Museum

This museum is home to the world's largest collection of historic trolleybuses. The museum is situated in an open countryside about 24 km North East of Doncaster in the Isle of Axholme. Numerous events are organised throughout the year. For further details look at the website below.

​Address: Belton Road, Sandtoft, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1724 711391​Website:​Opening hours: Is only open to visitors on selected days during the year. For more information, look at the website.
Sandall Park

This urban family park offers plenty of attractions including wildlife, play areas, sport facilities, picnic areas and fitness trails. At this park you will also find a café where you can relax and have a cup of coffee or tea.

​Address: Doncaster, United Kingdom​Phone: +44 750 332 9309​Website:
Bawtry Paintball & Laser Fields

If you are looking for an adrenaline rush, look no further! Bawtry Paintball & Laser Fields is Europe's largest paintball and outdoor laser venue and has been voted ‘Best Paintball Site In Britain'. The expert staff will make sure that your day will be memorable for many years.

​Address: Bawtry Forest, Great North Rd, Bawtry, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 868841​Website:
Cusworth Hall Museum & Park

This imposing 18th century country house was once home to the Battie-Wrightson family. Cusworth Hall Museum & Park displays the history of Doncaster and its people which will give you a real insight into a bygone era. The collection contains around 36,000 objects. There are also gardens and a lake where you can have a lovely walk.

​Address: Back Lane, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 782342​Website:​Opening hours: Monday - Thursday 10.00 - 16.30, Closed Friday, Saturday - Sunday - 10.30 - 16.15
Riverboat Cruises

To take a canal and river cruise can be a very relaxing and a fun way to explore Doncaster. At this tour you will get the chance to see beautiful sites, view the locks, swing bridges and aqueducts. All cruises will last approximately for 3 hours.

​Address: 20 Thorpe Lane, Sprotbrough, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 853 556​Website:
Doncaster is home to a wide range of different restaurants serving everything from proper British pub grub to Arabic, Chinese, Italian, Mexican and Thai cuisine and if you are into Indian food, you certainly have come to the right place, as the city has a flurry of them.
Bar & Bistro

The well-known Bar & Bistro has a massive choice of different dishes, with a focus on traditional tasty British food. This popular venue also offers an extensive wine list and the atmosphere can be described as friendly and relaxing.

​Address: 36-38 East Laith Gate, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 364 950​Website:
Taj Mahal Club

With an extensive menu and authentic food, this award-winning restaurant is a must for those with a taste for Indian food. The menu offers mouth-watering dishes such as chicken chilli massala, mala king prawns and chicken tikka with garlic balti.

​Address: 32 Hall Gate, Doncaster​Phone: +44 0800 294 9239 ​Website:

Fratelli’s is a modern family-run restaurant where you can enjoy fine Sicilian food including pasta, pizza, meat, fish and vegetarian dishes. All the meals are freshly prepared to order and all sauces are made from scratch to get the very best flavours.

​Address: 11 Nether Hall Road, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 343 454​Website:
Opera Ristorante Italiano

Opera Ristorante Italiano was established in 1995 and is a very successful restaurant. It offers a venue with a very Italian atmosphere, excellent food and an extensive selection of handmade Italian desserts and ice creams.

​Address: 42-43 Waterdale, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 769 699​Website:
Mumbai The Restaurant

At this very modern restaurant you can enjoy the flavours of India. Some of the UK’s finest Indian chefs are preparing the meals that will get your taste buds sizzling and it is served by the attentive staff. Mumbai is a restaurant with a friendly and elegant atmosphere.

​Address: 16 Station Road, Stainforth, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 352 100​Website:

If you like Turkish food, head over to this restaurant. The dishes are made daily from fresh ingredients to get that high quality flavours. Every Friday and Saturday belly dancers are performing at this restaurant.

​Address: 8B Nether Hall Road, Town Centre, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 340 069​Website:​Opening hours: Open 7 days, 13.00 until late
Angel Inn

Whether you are after a quick bite to eat or for an evening meal, there is something for everyone at this English pub. All dishes are made from fresh and locally sourced ingredients. Chef Andrew Galloway and his team prepares everything themselves by using ‘modern-classic’ style of cooking.

​Address: Dame Lane, Misson​Phone: +44 1302 711 761​Website:​Opening hours: Monday - Friday 17.30 - 21.00, Saturday 12.30 - 21.00, Sunday 12.30 - 19.00
The Black Bull Inn

The Black Bull Inn is a family owned restaurant located on the South Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire border just outside of Doncaster. The menu offers British food that is freshly prepared and you will find everything from meat dishes, to fresh fish and vegetarian food.

​Address: High Levels, Scunthorpe Road, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1405 812 744​Website:​Opening hours: Monday - Thursday 17.00 - 21.00, Friday - Sunday 12.00 - 14.00 / 17.00 - 21.00

Here you can get the real taste of Mediterranean cuisine at restaurant AkDeniz who specializes in traditional Greek food, Cypriot, Spanish cuisine and Turkish food. Mouth-watering hot and cold mezes are served as starters, followed by freshly grilled food and tapas. This restaurant also provides a great variety of live entertainment on most nights such as live belly dancing and traditional music.

​Address: 45 Doncaster Road Armthorpe, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 830 212​Website:
The Oriental Palace

Oriental Palace is a family-run business with over 20 years of experience in making and serving quality Chinese food. The chefs are using traditional family recipes to get that authentic flavour. You will find the restaurant in the old post office in Sprotbrough, Doncaster.

​Address: 63 Sprotbrough Road, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 782 882​Website:​Opening hours: Monday - Friday Lunch: 11.00 - 14.00, Evening: 17.30 - 22.30, Saturday, Sundays & Bank Holidays Lunch: 11.00 - 14.00, Evening: 17.30 - 24.00
Fish Bits

As the name reveals, this is a fish restaurant serving well-presented food at great prices. There are other dishes to choose from such as charcoal grilled burgers, chilli con carne and chicken breast. This child friendly restaurant also provides a kids menu.

​Address: 61 Carr House Road, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 760 022​Website:​Opening hours: Monday - Saturday - 11.00 - 21.00
Relish Bar & Grill

This venue is situated in the Doncaster Town centre and is described as a contemporary bar and grill restaurant where the chefs serves everything from grilled steaks, burgers to pizza and pasta dishes. In addition good drinks, a friendly service and great atmosphere is provided at this restaurant.

​Address: 19 East Laith Gate, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 342 936​Website:​Opening hours: Open 7 days a week from 12.00 till late.

At Cosmo you can feast on Pan-Asian cuisine. You will find the restaurant inside Frenchgate Shopping Centre where you can eat as much as you like for one price from the lunch buffet. The restaurant also serves evening meals from 17.00.

​Address: St Sepulchre Gate, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 328 088​Website:​More info: Unit 8, Frenchgate Shopping Centre
Crown Inn

Enjoy traditional wholesome meals at this English pub where the food is prepared with the best locally sourced ingredients. The chefs buy food directly from the farmers and suppliers in and around the Dearne Valley. On the menu you will find mouth-watering dishes such as tender lamb cutlets with mash and vegetables and fresh fillet of salmon.

​Address: 1 Ludwell Close, Barnburgh, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1709 893 450​Website:

Sambuca is an Italian restaurant that offers fine cuisine in a contemporary surrounding. The attentive and friendly staff serves antipasto, pasta, pizza and meat dishes. This is a perfect venue for friendly and social dining.

​Address: 8C Nether Hall Road, Town Centre, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 768 878​Website:​Opening hours: Tuesday - Thursday 17.00 - 10.30 pm Friday - Saturday 6 pm till 11.30pm Sunday & Monday Closed.
Doncaster has plenty of coffee shops and tea rooms to offer and they are scattered across the borough. You will find big chain coffee shops such as Costa, Café Nero and Starbucks, but there are a wide variety of traditional tea rooms and coffee shops too.
Caffè Nero

Splendid gourmet coffees, Italian food and a relaxing atmosphere can be enjoyed at this European style coffee house chain. The menu offers a wide range of food such as pasta, soups, salads and desserts like Italian inspired Tiramisu cake.

​Address: 43-45 St Sepulchre Gate, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 340 523​Website:​Opening hours: Monday - Friday 07.00 - 18.00, Saturday 07.00 - 18.00, Sunday 08.30 - 17.00, Bank Holiday 08.30 - 17.00
Woods Tea Rooms

Woods Tea Rooms is a gem situated in a little back street. Their selection of afternoon tea and freshly cooked food is excellent. This is also a place with a large selection of mouth-watering cakes.

​Address: 3A Wood Street, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 327 126
Costa Coffee

Costa Coffee is a chain of coffee shops that work hard to be environmentally friendly. Their Mocha Italia blend comes from sustainably grown beans from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.

​Address: 30-31 Baxtergate, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 363 563​Website:

This English Deli has a warm and welcoming ambiance and it is located in the heart of the city centre. Torr´s is the ideal place to visit for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea. All the meals are freshly prepared to get that perfect taste.

​Address: 3-7 Printing Office Street, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 329 703​Website:​Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 08.00 - 16.00, Saturday 08.00 - 16.30, Sunday Closed
Lotties Coffee & Wine Bar

At this modern wine bar and coffee shop you can enjoy your beverage on the outside courtyard. Lotties Coffee and Wine Bar serves freshly grounded coffees, cakes and sandwiches but also offers a wide range of quality wines, cocktails, spirits and beers.

​Address: 1 Sunderland Street, Tickhill, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 742 385​Opening hours: Monday - Thursday 09.30 - 16.30, Friday - Saturday 09.30 - 16.30 and 19.00 - midnight
Whatever you are into, you are bound to find one bar in Doncaster that suits you perfectly. Whether you are after a traditional historic alehouse, a Beatles-themed bar, an old market place boozer, a fruity cocktail bar, a chart-and dance fuelled pub for the younger crowd or a super-classy drinks venue, you will find it here. Despite its size, Doncaster has built up a reputation as a great place where to party with a vast array of different bars for pre-clubbing drinks and a flurry of great clubs where revellers can let their hair down.
The Courtyard

Enjoy a beer in the summer in this venue’s beer garden/courtyard. Here you can also indulge in some excellent food or tune in to some cool R&B beats at night. This comfortable and modern bar is located in the heart of the town centre.

​Address: 36 Market Place, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 215 026 ​Website:
Masons Arm

If you are a fan of proper British ale, head to this 200-year-old alehouse, which caters for the more mature crowd. This is a place where you can chat with friends in a friendly atmosphere.

​Address: 22 Market Place, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 556 691​Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 11.00 - 23.00, Sunday 12.00 - 22.30
Yates's, Worksop

As one of Britain’s biggest and most popular bar/club chains, Yates of course also has a venue close to Doncaster, with great food, splendid drinks and DJ's spinning the best music.

​Address: 1 Victoria Square, Worksop, Nottinghamshire​Phone: +44 1909 475742​Website:​Opening hours: Monday - Wednesday 09.30 - 23.00, Thursay 09.30 - midnight, Friday - Saturday 09.30 - 02.00, Sunday 12.00 - 22.30
Flares & Reflex

Fans of the 70s cannot not afford to miss visiting this place with bar staff dressed up in flares and wigs and punters dancing the nights away to 70s classics. Flares & Reflex is one of the liveliest venues in Doncaster where you can have an enjoyable evening out.

​Address: 5 Hall Gate, Doncaster​Phone: +44 1302 349 646​Website:​Opening hours: Monday - Thursday 20.00 - 03.00, Friday 19.00 - 03.00, Saturday 18.00 - 03.00, Sunday 20.00 - 01.00
Club Faith

Club Faith has become one of Doncaster’s most chic and sophisticated clubbing destinations. The club has a glamorous décor, a vibrant dance floor where you can dance all night long and a comfortable V.I.P lounge.

​Address: Duke Street, Doncaster​Phone: +44 7799 080 513​Website:
Shoppers come in their thousands to Doncaster, which features a vast variety of shopping facilities. Three shopping centres: Waterdale, Collonades and the Frenchgate Centre, have a flurry of superb stores, as well as the designer shops and department stores that are scattered across Doncaster’s compact city centre. The outlets, pubs and restaurants of the popular Priory Walk cater for the shoppers needs. Lakeside, located outside Doncaster, is another mecca for shoppers while Frenchgate is being expanded to become Britain’s 18th largest shopping centre. There is also Westfield and the famous Doncaster Market, one of the best in the north of England, which is open Tuesday, Friday and Saturday with some 600 stalls while on Wednesdays 200 stalls offer antiques and second-hand items.
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Doncaster Airport

Visitors to Doncaster will be greeted by a modern international airport, located only 7 miles or some 25 minutes by bus from Doncaster town centre. There is an airport bus service between Doncaster and the Airport. The buss number 91 links Doncaster & Robin Hood Airport, starting from Doncaster Frenchgate Interchange Stand A1 and also makes stops in Doncaster Town Centre on Cleveland Street and Hallgate. The bus number 91 is operating 7 days a week, every 30 minutes. There is also the bus lines 91A and 391 that offers service from Doncaster Frenchgate Interchange to the airport. A single fare to Doncaster Airport from Frenchgate Interchange costs just £2.80 There are also taxis available in the taxi rank outside. To book a taxi you can call Little Arrows taxis: +44 1302 625 555 - available 24 hours a day.

​Address: Robin Hood Airport, Doncaster​Phone: +44 871 220 2210​Website:​More info: Prices updated August 2013

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