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

Heroes: Viking kings, conquerors and explorers

Experience Barnsley

Mayhem to Monument

Cooper Gallery

The De Morgan Foundation: Sublime Symmetry

Cannon Hall

Ping!

Barnsley

Commemoration of the 100 year anniversary of the battle of the Somme

Experience Barnsley

BBR Summer National

Elsecar Heritage Centre

1940s & 1950s Vintage Dinner Dance

Wortley Hall

Morning Talk - Ian Stevenson, Origins of Yorkshire

Experience Barnsley

Vintage Vehicle and Classic Car Rally

Wortley Hall

A great industrial age tours: Elsecar and the 1795 Newcomen Engine

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Graham Ibbeson - Oaks Lecture

Cooper Gallery

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.