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Doncaster is an eclectic mix of the urban and the rural and of the old and the new! World famous for its horse racing and home to one of the most important race courses in the UK. Doncaster is one of Britain’s oldest cities and features an abundance of historic sights, interesting architecture, cultural activities and beautiful surrounding countryside. A bustling city, indeed!


Population 302,740
Currency 1 pound = 100 pence
Opening hours Normally 9.00 - 18.00, while major department stores stay open longer. On Sundays, the shopping centres open a bit later, and close a bit earlier.
Newspapers Doncaster Free Press
South Yorkshire Times
Emergency numbers 999 or 112
Tourist information Tourist Information Centre
The Blue Building
38-40 High Street, Doncaster
Open Mon-Fri 9.30-17.00, Sat 10.00-15.30, Sun closed
+44 1302734309