Destination guide

The friendly city of Doncaster awaits you

Enjoy the area's history, museums and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Doncaster. Travelers 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-sees in the area. Many of our vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Doncaster a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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)
Transport

Traveling to and around Doncaster

The nearest airport is in Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city center. 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 around Doncaster?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 137 vacation rentals near Doncaster. From 48 Houses to 27 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Doncaster for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Doncaster?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Doncaster. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mansion House: 161 vacation rentals
  • Doncaster Dome: 149 vacation rentals
  • Sandall Park: 120 vacation rentals
  • Markham Grange Steam Museum: 216 vacation rentals
  • Kingswood Golf Centre: 131 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Doncaster?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 48 Houses in Doncaster. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Doncaster include:

  • Bungalows: 27 rentals available
  • Cabins: 27 rentals available
  • Cottages: 27 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Doncaster?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 115 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Doncaster. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.