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

Cannon Hall

Heroes: Viking kings, conquerors and explorers

Experience Barnsley

Mayhem to Monument

Cooper Gallery

The De Morgan Foundation: Sublime Symmetry

Cannon Hall

Primary Portraits

Cooper Gallery

Summer Holiday Fun

Experience Barnsley

Pond Dipping - whirl, widdle, whoosh

Worsbrough Mill

Dragons and Castles - De Morgan Baking Day

Cannon Hall

Get creative with Mrs Cooper at the Cooper Gallery!

Cooper Gallery

Walking work of art - Face painting the gallery

Cooper Gallery

Get creative with Mrs Cooper at the Cooper Gallery!

Cooper Gallery

Explorer Kids Saturday Tours

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Places to Visit in Barnsley

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Latest News

World renowned De Morgan collection arrives at Cannon Hall

Arriving at Cannon Hall this Easter is a hand-picked selection of artworks from the De Morgan Collection. It is an unparalleled collection of work by the late 19th and early 20th century ceramicist William De Morgan and his artist wife Evelyn Pickering De Morgan.

Calling all comedians!

The organisers of Barnsley’s first ever comedy festival are looking for local talent to take part in the month long event.