Colin Crosby Heritage Tours


Doncaster is a large market town in South Yorkshire, 17 miles from Sheffield, on the River Don. It is known affectionately to locals as Donny.

Town established by the Romans and named Danum. Slight remains of wall foundations.

Doncaster Minster, rebuilt by Gilbert Scott, is impressive.

Several markets, indoor and outdoor, in a cluster.

Exquisite 18th century Mansion House.

St. Leger horse race is run at Doncaster.

The TV comedy series "Open All Hours" was filmed in Doncaster.

Among those born in Doncaster are Jeremy Clarkson, TV presenter; John McLaughlin, guitarist; and Diana Rigg, acress.

Blue Badge Guide Colin Crosby is available to lead Guided Walks around Doncaster for groups.

Places in Doncaster

Doncaster Station, Mansion House