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Attractions Near to Doncaster Airport
Doncaster Airport, also known as Robin Hood Airport, is located in South Yorkshire and serves the surrounding area, offering a choice of flights around the country and across Europe. A convenient departure point for all those living in the Doncaster and Sheffield region, the international airport also gives access to a number of local attractions and sights in the region. Airparks provide superb Doncaster Airport parking at Doncaster Airport.
Shopping at Doncaster Airport
A great time to stock up on all those duty-free bargains, flying from Doncaster Airport can mean a trip to Alpha Airport Shopping, with its choice of wines, spirits, tobacco and confectionery, as well as fragrances, cosmetics and skincare. You can also browse the selection of jewellery, sunglasses and watches, as well as choose from a range of gifts and souvenirs. WHSmith is conveniently located in the terminal, too, and offers a great choice of books, newspapers, magazines and travel-related items for your journey, as well as sweets and snacks to go.
Dining at Doncaster Airport
You can grab a bite to eat before you fly or sit and enjoy a leisurely cup of coffee, at a choice of eateries at the airport. There's Costa Coffee for hot drinks and snacks, as well as The Amy Johnson and The Finningley Windmill offering something for everyone, from light snacks and full service breakfast, lunch and dinner, to pre-flight drinks.
Entertainment at Doncaster Airport
Doncaster Airport offers Wi-Fi access for its passengers, so you can work, send e-mails or just surf the web while you wait. Families can head to the First Choice Kids' Corner, a mini-playground ideal for climbing, jumping and bouncing - a great place in which to let off some steam before a flight.
Things to do Around Doncaster Airport
Once you've landed at Doncaster Airport, there's a network of buses and trains which can provide direct access to nearby towns and cities in South Yorkshire.
The Roman town of Doncaster has a rich heritage, with its historic Georgian centre and traditional weekly market. Try Frenchgate Shopping Centre for some excellent buys, or head to Sheffield, slightly further afield, where you'll find a thriving city with many shops and restaurants, and a vibrant cultural scene, full of galleries and museums. You can also visit York, Leeds, Nottingham and Lincoln from the airport, which are all less than an hour away.
Local attractions include the Doncaster Racecourse and Exhibition Centre, and the Yorkshire Wildlife Centre, as well as Cusworth Hall Museum of South Yorkshire Life, Brodsworth Hall and Gardens and Conisbrough Castle.
In addition to the cities and tourist attractions, there's a host of charming Yorkshire villages to tour, such as Bawtry and Tickhill, and stunning rural countryside to explore - either on foot, or on a scenic drive - as well as crumbling churches, stately homes and other attractive gardens in the area.