Doncaster Sheffield Airport Local Attractions:

Things to Do

Here’s the top local attractions to Doncaster Sheffield Airport – you can drop by for a morning before your flight or make a day trip when you arrive! Why not fly in and take the kids out to explore the local area. From castles to shopping centres and play parks, there’s plenty to do and see near to the airport!

Tourist Information

More information on local attractions can be obtained from:

Doncaster Tourist Information Centre

Address: 1 Priory Pl, Doncaster DN1 1BN

Tel: 01302 734309

Email: tourist.information@doncaster.gov.uk

Attractions

Conisbrough Castle

Conisbrough Castle boasts the finest Circular Norman Keep Tower in the UK. This testament to the Stone Masons of medieval England was built during the 1180s by the fifth Earl of Surrey, Hamelin Plantagenet, half brother of the most powerful of the Angevin Kings of England, Henry II.

Distance from airport: 20 mins drive or 50 mins on public transport

This once opulent Victorian Hall offers a fascinating insight into the changing fortunes of a previously wealthy Victorian family, with many of the original fixtures and fittings still in place. The Hall also has tea rooms and a gift shop.

Distance from airport: 20 mins drive or 1 hr 10 by public transport

Cusworth Hall contains the Museum of South Yorkshire Life, and a park for your enjoyment. The on-site tea room offers home-baked cakes and pastries for visitors.

Distance from airport: 20 mins drive or 40-50 mins on public transport

Shopping

Meadowhall Shopping Centre

Address: Meadowhall Centre, Sheffield, S9 1EP

Tel: 0333 313 2000

Distance from airport: 30 mins drive or 1 hr 15 on public transport

Meadowhall Shopping Centre is located in Sheffield, close to junction 34 of the M1. It has its own 12,000 space car park for those travelling by car, and is also well connected to the area by train, bus and tram.

  • Home to over 290 shops including Boots, Accessorize, M&S, Clarks, Zara, French Connection, Radley, Dorothy Perkins and Superdry.
  • A wide range of restaurants including McDonalds, Costa Coffee, Starbucks, Ben & Jerry’s and Pizza Express.
  • Facilities include: personal lockers, cycle stands, cash points, post boxes, photocopying services, payphones, indoor play area and shopmobility, amongst others.

Opening hours: Monday-Friday – 10am-9pm
Saturday – 9am-7pm
Sunday – 11am-5pm

Lakeside Village: Discount Outlet Village

Lakeside Village is crammed full of high street goodies at discount prices! Find Body Shop, Ben Sherman, Antler, Wonderbra and more! It’s a great place to make some super savings and with a great mix of shops, there’s something for everyone.

Address: White Rose Way, Doncaster DN4 5PJ

Tel: 01302 366444

Distance from airport: 11 mins by car, 40 mins on public transport

Opening hours: Monday-Friday – 10am-6pm
Saturday – 9.30am-6pm
Sunday – 10am-4.30pm