Doncaster, in South Yorkshire, is a town with a rich heritage and lots of interesting places to see, including historical buildings and museums. For entertainment, you have a good choice including theatre, cinema and racing at Doncaster Racecourse, and for shopping, there’s Frenchgate, which is a large shopping centre with a range of different stores, along with many other shops around the town.
Also you’ll find Doncaster Market, which is open several days a week, and is a popular place to shop for products such as food and craft items. You’ll find lots of restaurants catering for a wide range of cuisines, and there are many bars and clubs in Doncaster if you want a night out. For business, there’s a choice of conference centres in Doncaster, which include Doncaster Racecourse and for air travel there is Doncaster Sheffield (Robin Hood) Airport.
Doncaster Car Hire
Wherever you are in Doncaster, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Doncaster car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Among the things you can do on your trip to Doncaster, these are some suggestions:
Brodsworth Hall and Gardens
You can visit this impressive Victorian house built in the 19th century in Italianate architectural style, and enjoy its features which include elegant furniture, chandeliers, kitchen and scullery and paintings. The house is located in lovely grounds with attractive flower gardens, and makes an enjoyable visit.
Situated in Doncaster’s Lakeside, the Aeroventure museum has fascinating displays of various aircraft such as early planes, helicopters and jet fighter planes, aircraft engines, and learn about the history of aviation, and even sit inside some of planes.
Markham Grange Steam Museum
Here you can see interesting exhibits of a variety of steam engines and pumps, and includes beam and marine engines. The museum regularly has days when you can see the machinery running and you can learn about the workings of these historical machines.
An elegant house built in 1700’s which you can look around and see the splendid architecture with its impressive features, such as the ceiling paintings in the chapel. This Grade I listed house is located in beautiful grounds and has lakes with much wildlife and attractive surroundings, and holds many events throughout the year including exciting reconstructions of battles and concerts.
Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery
Come here for an interesting look at lots of exhibits including those relating to archaeology, art, and regional history, and within this Museum you can also see the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Museum with a fascinating collection of medals.
This church was built in the mid 19th century and is a superb building with its Gothic Revival architectural style. You can see its lovely features such as the high bell tower, colourful stained glass windows and impressive clock and organ.
Located in the Dome Leisure Centre in Doncaster, here at The Lagoons you can have great fun in this water experience with various pools, slides, water rides, whirlpools, geysers and other features, all providing a very enjoyable experience for all the family.
Yorkshire Wildlife Park
This great wildlife park has many fascinating animals to see which include meerkats, lemurs, tigers, leopards, giraffes, lions and wallabies, and there is play barn for children with lots of climbing and other features to enjoy, as well as a soft area for little kids to play in.
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