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Things to do
You won’t be stuck for things to do in Doncaster, with plenty of sights to see, family-friendly activities and Yorkshire countryside to enjoy.
Often described as the jewel Of Doncaster, the beautiful Cusworth Hall building is set on acres of historic land. With a functional Hall, Museum and Park, you will find something here, whether that's a specific event or a section of Cusworth Hall Museum that will be able to amaze you.
For sheer spectacle, atmosphere, and excitement a day at Doncaster Racecourse is a tradition that is hard to beat. Race days at Town Moor have been drawing appreciative crowds for centuries and Doncaster has long been regarded as one of the finest racecourses in Europe and the best place for horse racing in Yorkshire.
The Doncaster Dome is the place to be for all sports enthusiasts - with a cycle track, swimming pool, outdoor sports pitches and golf course, there is something for people of all abilities to enjoy here.
Animal lovers will enjoy Yorkshire Wildlife Park and Boston Park Farm, where you can discover many different species of animal - from endangered tigers to goats and sheep (some of which you can pet and help feed).
Based on the former RAF Doncaster site, the South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum hosts a vast collection of aircraft and helicopters from the first years of flight, right up to the modern day. With a collection including some aircraft which are unique in preservation, alongside a whole host of familiar favourites, cockpits and interactive exhibits open all year round, there is something for everyone!
If you are looking for a bargain or want to indulge in the latest fashion must-haves, you can find everything you need in Doncaster.
Frenchgate Shopping Centre is in the heart of Doncaster, bringing you high street favourites from fashion and jewellery to technology and homewares. There are plenty of fast-food chains for when you need to take a break and refuel.
Also in Doncaster town centre, you’ll find Lakeside Village - housing over 45 famous name stores offering up to 60% off all year round, everything you need comes with an amazingly low-price tag. Lakeside Village has a great selection of restaurants and food outlets to recharge or unwind after a full day of shopping.
Searching for something more unique? Doncaster Market is one of the finest traditional markets in England and has existed in its current town-centre location since AD43 and was granted its first market charter in 1193 by King Richard 1. The market continues to be a key retail attraction, offering over 400 stalls selling ladies and men’s fashion, perfumes, gifts, and locally sourced produce.