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Doncaster Racecourse

From giant bears to zombie archery

Doncaster is transforming fast and the visitor economy is becoming one of the most vibrant and sustainable sectors in the borough of Doncaster.

Providing visitors to the borough with a unique blend of old and new attractions, whether it's stunning countryside, a first class shopping experience, or sporting activities, as a host- town for the Tour de Yorkshire, Doncaster has lots to offer and is set to get better still.

The opening of the 154 bed Hilton Garden Inn Hotel overlooking the Racecourse provides the missing link at this venue that stages two of the World’s oldest horse races as well as conferences, exhibitions and music events.

The Yorkshire Wildlife Park, a dynamic centre for animal conservation and welfare, is one of the UK's top 20 visitor attractions and is expanding further with a £50m 150 acre development planned. Work is ongoing on this project.

Getting to Doncaster will become faster and easier to access with the LNER introduction of the high speed Azuma trains arriving at a rail station which is undergoing a £24m facelift.

These developments along with the transformational plans for the town centre and the continuing investment and interest in existing and new facilities will have a positive impact on the growth in visitor numbers to Doncaster.

We can boast that we have world class facilities, with access routes that other destinations can only hope for that have helped investors generate investment value - WE Are Doncaster WE Are Here, You Would Be Welcome.

To learn more contact Michael Stanley via email on or call 01302 862454.

Take a look at some of Doncaster's visitor attractions in our playlist below.

"6.4 million day visits per year"

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