Doncaster has many attractions for the young and the young at heart. For all round family fun, Hatfield Water Park offers excellent water sports facilities with friendly instructors on hand for beginners.
Minutes from the town centre is Lakeside, home of The Dome, one of the UK's top sports and leisure attractions featuring The Lagoons, a magical 7 pool water world; The Ice Caps split-level ice rink, an indoor climbing wall and health and fitness facilities. The Keepmoat Stadium, home to Doncaster Rovers Football Club and Doncaster Rugby Football League Club, is located in this area, together with the Vue multi-screen cinema complex and The Doncaster Bowl. A wide range of child-friendly restaurants and bars make Lakeside a very popular family visitor destination.
There are a number of Museums and Galleries in the Borough of Doncaster. An absolute must see is the Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery situated in pleasant, enclosed gardens in the town centre. Opened in 1964 it tells the story of the Doncaster region using natural history, archaeology, local history, fine and decorative art. There is also a large and varied temporary exhibition programme throughout the year. The Regimental Museum of the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry is housed in the same building and includes one of the most extensive medal collections to be exhibited in any museum in this country.
Aeroventure is a museum specializing in post-war aircraft and other flying memorabilia and is locater at Lakeside, just minutes from the town centre. The Trolley Bus Museum is to be found at Sandtoft, 15 miles north east of Doncaster and is home to Britain’s largest collection of working trolley buses. For those wishing to discover more about the changing home, work and social life of people and communities across the Doncaster area, a visit to Cusworth Hall, Museum & Park illustrates this progress over the past 250 years.
For the young and the young at heart there's so much to do in Doncaster, you won't want to leave. If however you would like to explore other parts of Yorkshire please visit the website of Welcome to Yorkshire www.yorkshire.com