Celebrate English Tourism Week 2021
Join us between 22-31 May as we celebrate #EnglishTourismWeek21. Enjoy quality time at Doncaster's fantastic venues, attractions, shops, and more this spring!
It is important now more than ever that we support Doncaster’s local businesses so that they not only survive but thrive.
Ways to celebrate English Tourism Week
Enjoy lots and lots of different activities in Doncaster ranging from arts and culture, family friendly activities, green Doncaster, sports and outdoor activities and so much more. Get inspired: www.visitdoncaster.com/things-to-do/
Discover events in Doncaster. Our what’s on events calendar is starting to fill up with some great events! Be sure to have a look so you can book your tickets in advance to avoid missing out on the fun. Get inspired: www.visitdoncaster.com/whats-on/
For more ideas of things to do in Doncaster, you can also download a copy of our Visitor Guide. For those of you that want an idea of how to make the most of your stay in Doncaster, you should definitely download out 2 days in Doncaster itinerary.
English Tourism Facts:
Although the COVID-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on tourism in the UK and worldwide, continuing to affect both the domestic and international sectors, in 2019, tourism was one of England’s largest and most valuable industries.
• £100.8bn was spent on tourism in England in 2019. This included 99m overnight domestic trips, 1.4bn domestic day trips and 36.1m inbound trips.
• Pre-pandemic the industry supported 2.6m jobs in England.
• Domestic tourism spend for Britain will reach just 67% of 2019 levels.
• English destinations are a huge draw for overseas visits – in the first nine months of 2019 there were a record 12.6 million visits to English regions outside London. International visitors spent £6.25 billion across England’s regions during this period.
• Domestic tourism in England is also driving growth and supporting jobs. In the first 11 months of 2019 there were 43 million domestic holiday trips in England, with these holidaymakers spending over £10 billion in the same period
• Tourism delivers economic growth in every city, local authority, and region, benefitting local communities and the wider economy.