Doncaster – Growth of a market town

Doncaster – Growth of a market town

Walk summary: A short, historical walk around the heritage of the market town of Doncaster. You will visit the river, canal and railway, all of which helped the town to grow and prosper.

Distance: 2.6 Miles / 4.19km

Duration: 1 Hour

Terrain: Urban walking with some steps and a relatively flat, although sometimes muddy, footpath along the river

Nearest Car Park: St James Car Park DN1 3AQ or Frenchgate Centre DN1 1SR

Voice over by: Chris Firth (Don Catchment Rivers Trust)

Written by: Joshua Laidlow (Don Catchment Rivers Trust)

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Doncaster Train Station to the High Street

High Street to Doncaster Market

Doncaster Market to St George’s Minster

St George’s Minster to North Bridge

North Bridge to HMP Doncaster

HMP Doncaster to Crimpsall Sluice

Crimpsall Sluice to the River Don

River Don to the River Cheswold

River Cheswold to the Spiral Staircase

Spiral Staircase to Doncaster Train Station