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

Cracking Ceramics!

Cannon Hall

May The Toys Be With You

Experience Barnsley

A Dutch Golden Age: Painters, Places and People in the 17th Century

Cannon Hall

Mighty Man Engine or a Vintage Picnic

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Experience Barnsley Festival

Experience Barnsley

Unique Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Poetic Perambulation Around The Res with Ian McMillan

Worsbrough Mill

It’s Good to Talk: Cannon Hall Oral History Project

Cannon Hall

On Behalf of the People: Theatre in the Ironworks

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Conservation Workshop

Experience Barnsley

‘Hands on History’: 5 Years of Donations

Experience Barnsley

Places to Visit in Barnsley

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Latest News

Barnsley on Film returns

Due to outstanding demand, Barnsley on Film will be re-screened on Thursday 28 June at The Lamproom Theatre, Westgate, as part of the first Experience Barnsley Festival.

Barnsley Museums to hold first Heritage Festival

Barnsley Museums will be holding its first ever heritage festival from Saturday 23 June to Saturday 30 June. Throughout the week there will be a variety of talks, films, workshops, and activities to celebrate the borough’s proud and exciting past.