Rich in history and with an abundance of attractions and excellent shopping opportunities, visitors to Barnsley won't be short of things to do.

It is the perfect destination for couples, families and groups looking for a day out or a longer break. Located in the heart of South Yorkshire, Barnsley has a character of its own unlike any other town; visitors are guaranteed a warm Barnsley welcome.

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What’s On

A Family of Artists: The De Morgan Collection and Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall Farm Kids Afternoon Tea

Cannon Hall Farm

Tales of the Wedding Dress – From Homemade to World Stage

Cannon Hall

The Crossing – Remnants of Change, Anton Want

Cooper Gallery

Changing Crimes: Uncovering Barnsley Crimes, Criminals and Law Enforcers

Experience Barnsley

Tiny Tots Sensory Play

Cooper Gallery


Barnsley Civic

BBR Summer National

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Scandalous Marriage of George IV Talk by Catherine Curzon

Cannon Hall

LAM Fest

Elsecar Heritage Centre

The Earl’s Village of Iron & Coal – Guided Tours

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Newcomen Engine Open Days and Demonstrations

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Places to Visit in Barnsley

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