5 of the Best 23 - 24 February

23-24th February

Highs of 16 degrees in Doncaster this weekend…beautiful! This week’s edition of 5 of the Best, I am going to be recommending all the best outdoor activities for you. We don’t know how long the nice weather will last so let’s make the most of it! So here you go, 5 of the Best what’s on guide…

  1. Club Doncaster Bike Library

23rd February, 10am-3pm and 24th February, 10am-2pm, Keepmoat Stadium *Prior booking only*

This weekend is the perfect opportunity for a family bike ride. Did you know that Rovers Bike Library offers free bike loans operating from the Keepmoat Stadium? Well you do now.

They also offer guided cycle rides around the lakeside which is located right next to the stadium, ideal for families exploring the scenic landscape and cycling greenways that link the local area. They provide maps and fun activities for children to make the Bike Library interactive and enjoyable for all.

Loan length: Up to a day or for events (on request)

How to reserve a bike: Call in advance on 01302 764 663

ID/documentation required: Photo ID such as a Passport or Driving License

  1. Bawtry Paintball Fields - Multi-Activity Centre

All year round *Booking advised*

Bawtry Paintball Fields is Europe’s largest multi-activity centre, Voted Europe’s best, and the UK’s safest! Whether you’re looking for an action-packed corporate away-day, a high adrenaline stag or hen event, or just a fun day out with family and friends, Bawtry Paintball & Multi-Activity Centre is well worth a visit.


  1. Boston Park Farm

All year round

Boston Park Farm is a traditional working farm where children can get up close with a wide range of farm animals. You can pet and feed most of the animals too. The whole experience is geared up to suit children up to around 10 years old. They have outdoor play equipment, a mini maze and bale pyramid. Also inside there is a soft play area which is suitable for babies and toddlers and a large indoor sandpit. You and your child can have hours of fun exploring everything the farm has to offer.

  1. Doncaster RLFC vs Hunslet

24th February, 7pm, Keepmoat Stadium 3pm kick-off

Lend your support and raise your voices as the Dons take on Hunslet in this BetFred League 1 match.

Tickets available here

  1. Antique & Collectors Fair

24th February from 9.30am to 4.30pm, Doncaster Racecourse                             

Ok so this isn’t strictly an outdoor activity but it still gets you out the house. This event is perfect for all you treasure hunters out there. Browse up to 400 Antique and Collectables stalls at this fantastic indoor exhibition hall.

And of course there are plenty of other great activities for you to enjoy in Doncaster. For a list of FREE activities that you can do this weekend, because having fun doesn’t always have to be costly, click here

We hope you take up some of our suggestion and love it! If you do, be sure to tag us in your posts @VisitDoncaster. You can also use #DoncasterisGreat and when you are in the Town Centre we encourage you to also use #YourDN1.

If you represent a venue or are organising an event that you'd like us to include in future guides, please contact the TIC by telephone on 01302 734309, on email tourist.information@doncaster.gov.uk or via our social email accounts (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @VisitDoncaster)