A town located in the county of Yorkshire, Doncaster is the historic centre of the borough with the same name. Popularly referred to as “Donny”, the town was originally built on the site of a Roman fortress on the banks of the River Don. It is filled with historical points of interest and landmarks that reflect its rich history. St. George’s Minster is a popular landmark within the town as is Conisbrough Castle, which also attractions many visitors in the area. The town is home to the famous Doncaster Racecourse while Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery is a popular attraction that depicts the history and culture of this town.
The town is a hub for business and commerce with a major emphasis on modern service industries. Computer support and service centres are abundant in town as are electrical engineering consultants, business advisors and financial consultants. There are graphic design firms and printing services along with lawyers, doctors and industrial equipment manufacturers. Mortgage brokers and public relation firms also have office space in the town. Prominent brands such as Amazon.com and Faberge have facilities in Doncaster, as does Confection by Design.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Doncaster has a buzzing night-life with a number of live-music venues. Doncaster Civic Theatre hosts theatre and performing arts shows while Vue Cinema has a multiplex in the town catering for movie goers. This town offers a wide variety of food for customers to choose from. There is Indian food on offer at Nur, Italian cuisine being served up at Sambucca, Turkish delights to enjoy at Turkuaz, and Mediterranean cuisine on the menu at Café Med. The Black Bull Inn is a great place to sample local British cuisine.
Doncaster is on the E15, which is part of the European roadway network passing through Sheffield and London, before moving into Europe. The M18 also passes close to Doncaster with Junction 2 linking the town to the Motorway. The A1 runs close to town while the M1 and M62 are within a short drive of Doncaster. Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield is the closest major airport bringing international air travel to the area.