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A historic market town, Doncaster is the perfect base to start your northern road trip. All you need is your rental car.
Plan your journey from Robin Hood Airport Doncaster SheffieldJust a 15-minute drive from the airport, Doncaster is a historic market town set deep in the heart of South Yorkshire.
Built by the Romans almost 2,000 years ago, because of its strategic position on the River Don, Doncaster is a town steeped in history. The Norman castles at Conisbrough and Tickhill both stand just outside the city, while Brodsworth Hall and Gardens (built in the 1860s) offer a glimpse into life during the Victorian era. Cusworth Hall (the Georgian house on the outskirts of town) houses a museum and its immaculately landscaped gardens are definitely worth a visit.
Learn all about the history of the town at the Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, exhibiting natural history, archaeology, local history and a collection of decorative art.
Housing some of the finest traditional markets in the country, Doncaster overflows with colourful shops and stalls. The area known as Doncaster Markets is home to 10 distinctive bazaars, selling a wide range of fresh local produce.
Discover the best of South Yorkshire during your road trip from Doncaster.
Beyond Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield
With rugged countryside and vibrant cities, ancient architecture and plenty of charm, the north of England has an abundance of sights on offer. From Doncaster, you can easily explore the surrounding area with the convenience of a rental car.
The grand, historic city of York is just over an hour’s drive north of Doncaster up the A1. The maze of cobbled streets and exquisite architecture make this a most memorable city, well worth a day trip. The iconic York Minster and beautiful stately home of Castle Howard are must-sees, while you can step back in time and explore the city’s medieval past in the streets of Stonegate and the Shambles.
Just under a two-hour drive west of Doncaster through the picturesque Peak District National Park, the lively hub of Manchester awaits. The self-proclaimed capital of the north, this city buzzes with life: a rich blend of history and modern culture. Be sure to visit the People’s History Museum, which covers Britain’s journey to democracy over 200 years. Also, take a look at John Rylands Library, showcasing impressive Victorian gothic architecture.
With an Avis hire car, discovering the delights of northern England couldn’t be easier. Just pick up your keys and drive the open road.