Doncaster tourist and travel information

Doncaster tourist and travel information

Doncaster Travel Information

Hire - Doncaster Doncaster is well served by road, rail and air transport links. It owes its importance to its position on the great North Road.

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bus and coach travel

Hire - Beadnell Doncaster - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33

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Doncaster rail station

Hire - Doncaster Doncaster - Travel by train - Doncaster railway station is situated on the East Coast Main Line, and is about five minutes walk from Doncaster town centre. Doncaster is a major station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who accept bookings inc. Station 01302 368636, Access 01302 727272 & A1 01302 321391. Local buses stop in West Street adjacent to the station. Doncaster is served by train operators including GNER, Northern Rail, Virgin Trains, First TransPennine Express, Central Trains, Hull Trains and Midland Mainline.

National Express East Coast runs fast, frequent passenger train services on the East Coast Main Line between London King’s Cross, the East Midlands, Yorkshire, the North East of England and Scotland. Customer Relations Tel: 08457 225 333. nationalexpresseastcoast.com

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M 18 Motorway

Roads Doncaster - Travel by road - Doncaster is about 3 miles north of Junction 3 of the M 18 Motorway. The M 18 Motorway connects to the M1 at Rotherham and the M62 at Goole. Doncaster is about 20 miles from Goole and 12 miles from Rotherham.

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Roads Doncaster - Travel by road - Doncaster is about 2 miles NE of the A1(M). The A1 and the Motorway known as the A1(M) runs from London to Edinburgh. Doncaster is about 240 miles from Edinburgh and 170 miles from London.

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Hire - Doncaster Doncaster - Travel by road - Doncaster has direct access to the M18, M180, A1(M) which provide links to the M62 (15miles) and the M1 (12 miles).

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Hire - Doncaster Doncaster is 22 miles from Sheffield, 70 miles from Manchester, 100 miles from Birmingham, 170 miles from London and 240 miles from Edinburgh.

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Hire - Doncaster Air - Nearest Airports - Finningley/Doncaster Robin Hood Airport 8 miles, Sheffield 19 miles, Humberside 41 miles, East Midlands 59 miles, Manchester International 83 miles, Birmingham Inter. 94 miles, London Heathrow 174 miles. Robin Hood Airport is situated close to the major cities of Sheffield, Leeds, Hull, York and Lincoln. Nearby are the towns of Doncaster, Rotherham, Barnsley, Grimsby, Scunthorpe, Worksop, Bawtry and Gainsborough. The airport is well served by both rail and road.

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Travel be Car

Hire - Doncaster Doncaster - Car Hire - Doncaster is a major rail station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who accept bookings inc. Station 01302 368636, Access 01302 727272 & A1 01302 321391. Major car hire firms operate both in the town and at Robin Hood Airport - Doncaster DN9 3RH.

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Hire - Doncaster Doncaster - Ferries - Nearest Ports - Hull 47 miles, Goole 20 miles, Grimsby 52 miles.

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Hire - Doncaster Doncaster - Tram - Doncaster Tramway services began in 1902 and ended in 1935.

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Doncaster Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Doncaster - Sport - Doncaster Rovers FC, Keepmoat Stadium, Stadium Way, Lakeside, Doncaster, DN4 5JW. Tel: 01302 762 576. ICE SKATING. DONCASTER LEISURE PARK, The Dome, Bawtrey Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN4 7PD. Tel: 01302 370888. The St. Leger, the world's oldest Classic, takes place every September on the famous Town Moor Doncaster racecourse.

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Shopping

Stores Doncaster - Shopping - Marks & Spencer, 9 Baxtergate, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN1 1JX. Tel: 01302 365385. Doncaster Outlet - The Yorkshire Outlet, Units 1-4, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 5JH. Tel: 01302 738638. British Home Store Doncaster - 7-17 Frenchgate, South Yorkshire, DN1 1QA. Tel: 0845 8410175. Doncaster Markets, Markets Manager, The Blue Building, 38 - 40 High Street, Doncaster, DN1 1DE. Tel: 01302 862480.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Doncaster - Entertainment and attractions - Lakeside Village, White Rose Way, Doncaster, DN4 5JH. Tel: 01302 366 444.

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Museum

Other information Doncaster - Other information - Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, Chequer Road, Doncaster, DN1 2AE. Conisbrough Castle, Castle Hill, Conisbrough, Doncaster. South Yorkshire. DN12 3BU.

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Other information Doncaster - Other information - The Trans Pennine Trail is a route for walkers, cyclists and horse riders which passes through Doncaster. The trail links Southport, on the Irish Sea, with Hornsea on the North Sea coast, a total of 207 miles. www.transpenninetrail.org.uk

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South Yorkshire Map and Attractions

Sheffield is 167 miles from London. It is 39 miles from Stocksbridge to Thorne and 27 miles from Wakefield to Sheffield.

Airports Airport indicated is Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield.

 

Roads Doncaster is about 3 miles north of Junction 3 of the M 18 Motorway.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Doncaster.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Conisbrough Castle, Castle Hill, Conisbrough, Doncaster. South Yorkshire. DN12 3BU. conisbroughcastle.org.uk.
Attraction 2 - South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum, c/o Doncaster Aeroventure, Dakota Way, Doncaster Leisure Park, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4 5ES. Tel: 01302 761616. aeroventure.org.uk.
Attraction 3 - Magna Science Adventure Centre, Sheffield Rd, Rotherham, S60 1DX Tel: 01709 720 002. visitmagna.co.uk.
Attraction 4 - Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield, S9 3TL. Tel: 0114 2233600. donvalleystadium.co.uk.
Attraction 5 - Roche Abbey, Maltby, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S66 8NW. Tel: 01709 812739.

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For accommodation in other areas near to Doncaster, Yorkshire see Yorkshire Dales.

Doncaster - Local Information. Watsons Chemists Doncaster 01302 831342 - Boots The Chemists Doncaster 01302 342107 - Royal Bank Of Scotland Doncaster 01302 320021 - Netherhall Road Post Office Doncaster 01302 349975 - New Hexthorpe Sub Post Office Doncaster 01302 342892 - Central library Doncaster 734314 - Adwick Leisure Centre Doncaster 01302 721447 - St James Pool and Health Club Doncaster 01302 768439 - Lakeside Village Doncaster 01302 366 444

Telephoning Doncaster from abroad - To dial a number in Doncaster from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Doncaster

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