Destination guide

The friendly city of Doncaster awaits you

Enjoy the area's history, museums and theatre scene with a rental holiday home in Doncaster. Travellers appreciate the ice skating in this welcoming city. Magna Science Adventure Centre and Ponds Forge International Sports Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Doncaster

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Doncaster a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Magna Science Adventure Centre (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
  • Doncaster Racecourse (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Doncaster Dome (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Yorkshire Wildlife Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Doncaster Greyhound Stadium (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Doncaster

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Doncaster is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Peace Gardens (16.9 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Townclose Hills Nature Reserve (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
  • Sherwood Forest Country Park (22.3 mi / 35.9 km)
  • Cusworth Hall (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Potteric Carr Nature Reserve (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Sandall Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Doncaster

The nearest airport is in Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), which is 32.1 mi (51.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Doncaster Station, Bentley Station and Kirk Sandall Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Doncaster?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 111 holiday rentals near Doncaster. From 35 Houses to 28 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Doncaster for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Doncaster?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Doncaster:

  • Holbeck: 37 holiday homes
  • Harehills: 36 holiday homes
  • Hull Road: 23 holiday homes
  • City Centre: 57 holiday homes
  • Leeds City Center: 65 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Doncaster?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Doncaster. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Doncaster Royal Infirmary: 183 holiday rentals
  • Yorkshire Wildlife Park: 96 holiday rentals
  • Thorne North Station: 116 holiday rentals
  • Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery: 194 holiday rentals
  • Doncaster Dome: 180 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Doncaster listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Doncaster?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 35 Houses in Doncaster. Our other popular types of Doncaster holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 28 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 32 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 32 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Doncaster?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 89 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Doncaster. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.