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Tel code: 01302 | code search
Population: 16000
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Black Bull Inn
"My wife and I ate at this establishment together with a friend on 23 March 2012 and can honestly recommend it to anyone. All three of our meals were beautifully cooked ..." More

Black Bull Inn
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Though the ancient market town of Thorne near Doncaster very definitely lies on the Yorkshire side of the border with Lincolnshire, there is something about the countryside which is more reminiscent of the latter county. The Don just to the west and the Stainforth and Keadby Canal running through it in part explain that feeling, as do lift-bridges you’ll see there; the flatness of most of the landscape likewise. Even the parish church of St Nicholas would be at home in the fens. With a population of more than 16,000 Thorne has good local facilities, and there can be few places in the country easier to get to: the town has railway stations both north and south; sits in the canal network which once transported coal from its pits; is a short drive from Robin Hood Airport; and has the M18 on its western edge and the M180 along its southern. And for those who prefer to travel on foot the local council has done sterling work in creating a series of scenic walks around the town and in it: the most taxing of these, the Peatlands Way, is not for the faint-hearted or flat-footed, its 50-mile length taking the bold through ancient moorlands. The 2.5 mile Town Trail is a bit less daunting, and offers a quick introduction to the varied architecture of Thorne – modern, Victorian, Georgian, and some much older.

Care Home

Adeline House Care Home
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Golf Club

Thorne Golf Club

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Black Bull Inn
Brook Arms
Canal Tavern
Mail Horse
Red Bear Inn
Victoria Inn
Windmill

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Belmont Hotel
Black Bull Inn
Red Bear Inn

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Yellow Yolk Barn
Thorne Television Ltd
P & L Upholstery
Perfect Day Bridal Wear
Mooredges Airguns & Country Clothing
Lockwoods Florists

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Thorne Central Guest House (0.06 miles)

Thorne Central Guest House

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Located in the historic Market Town of Thorne, 11 miles northeast of Doncaster, boasts a wealth of nearby attractions for visitors including Thorne Moors. Access is easy with the M18 ... More

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Thorne Central Guest House (0.06 miles)

Located in the historic Market Town of Thorne, 11 miles northeast of Doncaster, boasts a wealth of nearby attractions for visitors including Thorne Moors. Access is easy with the M18 / M180 motorways nearby, two ... More | visit website
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Belmont Hotel (0.23 miles)

Belmont Hotel

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This family run hotel boasts Free Wi-Fi, Free parking, an excellent locally renowned restaurant and is ideally placed for visits to Doncaster, Robin Hood Airport and Goole. Situated in the ... More

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Travelodge Doncaster M18/M180 (1.83 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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The Lodge (5.04 miles)

The Lodge
The Lodge at Barnby Dun, Doncaster, is the accommodation arm of the Olive Bar and Grill pub / restaurant which is the home of the Black Rock dining experience. The eight rooms for which we have ... More | visit website
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The Bay Horse (5.06 miles)

The Bay Horse
The recently fully refurbished Bay Horse pub/restaurant is in the heart of the rural countryside of east yorkshire. Only a few miles away are the towns of Thorne, Goole and Selby. The Bay Horse offers ... More | visit website
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Beverley Inn & Hotel (5.91 miles)

Beverley Inn & Hotel

This hotel sits conveniently on the A18 Thorne Road, within the pleasant rural community of Edenthorpe on the outskirts of Doncaster in South Yorkshire. Despite its quiet setting the M18 motorway, a 5-minute drive will take ... More | visit website

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Carlton Towers (5.94 miles)

Carlton Towers
Carlton Towers is a magnificent stately home, first recorded in the Domesday Book. Set in acres of parkland, this historic country house offers superb luxury accommodation with 13 double bedrooms, 2 twins and a single. ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Goole (6.67 miles)

Premier Inn Goole
Ideally located within easy reach of the M62. Conveniently located for Goole train station. For shops and local amenities Goole town centre is only 2 miles away. Our Goole Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly ... More | visit website
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The Lowther Hotel (7.23 miles)

The Lowther is a Grade II* listed hotel, located alongside Goole docks, just 10-minutes’ walk from the town centre. Boutique-style bedrooms each feature a flat-screen TV and iPod docking station.

Each individually designed room includes a ... More | visit website

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