Accessible Doncaster

Helping everyone enjoy their time in Doncaster!

Doncaster is one of the newest named cities in South Yorkshire. With a steep history and heritage, we are working hard to make sure everyone can enjoy it.

Doncaster is an ideal destination whether you are a visitor or resident - it is rich in history and offers independent shopping, arts and culture, plenty of activities for things to do and a great selection of places to eat and drink.

We are working hard to make Doncaster accessible for all as it is important to us that as many people can enjoy the city as possible. Please let us know if anything could be improved.

See below for information on getting to and around Doncaster and for some inspiration on accessible places to stay, things to do, and places to eat and drink.

Many tourism venues provide information on the accessibility of their facilities in the form of an Access Statement, to help you 'know before you go'. When you are planning your visit, ask to see their Access Statement.

Accessible Exploring 

Doncaster has a number of cobbled or paved streets parts of the centre, there may be areas that aren't accessible but more than most are. 

To ensure Doncaster can be enjoyed by all visitors, the local councils and businesses are working hard to make the city as accessible as possible.

Public Accessible Toilets

Accessible toilets in Doncaster city centre are suitable for wheelchair users.

  • Market Place - on the corner of High Fishergate.
  • Frenchgate Shopping Centre
  • Doncaster Interchange

To find a full list of public toilets in Doncaster, visit the City of Doncaster Council website.

Changing Places 

  • Frenchgate Shopping Centre
  • Lakeside Village 
  • Yorkshire Wildlife Park 
  • The Wool Market 
  • Cast
  • Danum Gallery, Library and Museum

To find more changing place toilets, please take a look at the link here which maps out where they are available in Doncaster

Please take a look at the Dial Doncaster website which is a helpful disability advisory service available for any help in and around the city. The latest information sheet was updated in 2019. 

Accessible Travel 

There are a number of accessible ways you can make your journey to Doncaster. Whether that be getting here or getting around.

By Train

Doncaster Central Train Station is operated by LNER and has daily connections from across the country. You can find more information about the station here.

Doncaster is fully accessible for wheelchair users with ramps for train access, a lift between platforms and trained staff ready to help with your needs.

There are visual and audible announcements for all departures and arrivals.

All the taxis on the station rank are wheelchair accessible and wheelchair users can use the car park unaided.

By Car

There are several on-street zones for Blue Badge holders in Doncaster.

Car parks in the city that have accessible parking spaces are:

  • Chamber Road Car Park, 7 spaces
  • Markets Car Park, 28 spaces 
  • Mexborough Multi Storey, 12 spaces 
  • Frenchgate Car Park

For more details, please see the Car Parks page and Frenchgate Car Park page.

By Taxi 

Yourcabs Doncaster Taxi Service and Wheelchair Specialist is a local firm with wheelchair accessible vehicles. Pre-booking is always advised. Call them on  07460 419618.

Assisted Transport Services also offer wheelchair accessible taxis in Doncaster. Again pre-booking is essential. To book, call 07306 512222.

By Bus

All First Buses on regular routes are wheelchair accessible. You can find more information about buses in Doncaster by clicking here.

Accessible Breaks 

If you’re planning a visit to Doncaster, rest assured that accessibility won’t hinder your opportunity to discover what the city has to offer.

A number of businesses across Doncaster are specially equipped and trained to assist visitors with access needs. When you are researching which accommodation to stay at and attractions to visit, you can ask to see their Access Statements. 


The first stop for any visit to Doncaster should be the Tourist Information Centre. The welcoming team here can help answer any of your questions about the area.

A wealth of leaflets, brochures and other literature are available, alongside a great selection of souvenirs and locally made goods.

The Tourist Information Centre is located on 1 Priory Place, Doncaster, DN1 1BN next door to the historic and iconic Mansion House.


Doncaster Minster

Everyone is welcome at the Minster

The aim of the Minster is to provide a warm welcome to all, and to serve Doncaster and surrounding area, through our worship and events, using the skills and talents of people who are the Minster Community

The Minster Church of Saint George, Doncaster lies at the heart of the city of Doncaster where a church has stood for over 8 centuries. The present church was built to the designs of George Gilbert Scott between 1854-1858 after the medieval church was destroyed by fire in 1853.

They are fully accessible to enter via ramps. The toilets are accessible by being newly installed.  There is a Council car park (St George Car Park) next to the minster with disabled spaces. View their website for more detail here.

Danum Gallery, Library and Museum 

The Danum Gallery, Library and Museum aims to inspire people of all ages and spark curiosity, imagination and fun.

Through encouraging reading from the earliest age, to exploring Doncaster’s heritage with the latest digital technologies, we want every resident and visitor – young and old – to have learned something new after their visit.

Combining an adult and children’s library with museums and galleries allows us to offer contemporary and unique opportunities to provide blended learning experiences. Bookcases are placed throughout the art gallery and museum to allow visitors to explore even more on the art and heritage collections on display.

Click here for their access information.

Yorkshire Wildlife Park 

Up for a truly WILD animal adventure? Adventure the wild side in the very heart of Yorkshire with a visit to Yorkshire Wildlife Park - The UK’s no.1 walkthrough wildlife adventure!

Located on the outskirts of Doncaster, Yorkshire Wildlife Park is home to over 700 animals across 70 species including Amur Leopards and Tigers, Painted Hunting Dogs, Black Rhinos, Polar bears, and the internationally famous Lion Pride of Yorkshire!

All accessibility details on Yorkshire Wildlife Park can be discovered on the page here.

Lakeside Village

Located in the heart of Doncaster with over 45 famous name stores offering up to 60% off all year round, find everything you need at amazingly low prices. Lakeside Village has a great selection of restaurants and food outlets to re-charge or unwind after a full day shopping.

Browse our great range of Food and Drink eateries and make a day out of your visit.

Take a look at the Lakeside Village Accessibility page just here.

South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum

Based on the former RAF Doncaster site, the South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum hosts a vast collection of aircraft and helicopters from the first years of flight, right up to the modern day. From the biplanes flown at the 1909 Doncaster Airshow (the First airshow held in the UK) to Military fast Jets like the Harrier and Meteor and Civil light aircraft seen around the world. 

With a collection including some aircraft which are unique in preservation, alongside a whole host of familiar favourites, cockpits and interactive exhibits open all year round, there really is something for everyone!

This site is fully accessible to wheelchairs and pushchairs. 


The Earl of Doncaster

The Earl of Doncaster Hotel is an iconic building that stands in the heart of Doncaster (a place it’s occupied for over 80 years) Since 1954, generations of visitors to Doncaster have enjoyed the unique Art Deco character of the Hotel.

They are now one of the largest four star hotels in Doncaster, offering a selection of 82 quality bedrooms, 3 bars, 3 event spaces, coffee shop & restaurant the Café Bar Concerto.

Full details on their accessibility guide are available here.

Hex Hotel


Enjoy the 'suite' life with their luxury rooms, pack it all in with bespoke packages and go truly WILD and explore Yorkshire Wildlife Park and The Yorkshire Hive.

See details on their accessibility statement here.

Hilton Garden Inn 

Next door to Doncaster Racecourse

Situated with spectacular views over Doncaster Racecourse, we offer the perfect location for work or leisure. Steps away from Doncaster Racecourse and Exhibition Centre, we are near Lakeside Village shopping, Yorkshire Wildlife Park and the City Centre. Enjoy our on-site dining establishment and function spaces.

View their accessible amenities here.