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

'Pictures of the Park' Cannon Hall drawing sessions

Cannon Hall

Elsecar History Week Walks

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Mighty Man Engine or a Vintage Picnic

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Poetic Perambulation Around The Res with Ian McMillan

Worsbrough Mill

On Behalf of the People: Theatre in the Ironworks

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Conservation Workshop

Experience Barnsley

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

Cannon Hall

Plunging Into History

Cannon Hall

‘Hands on History’: 5 Years of Donations

Experience Barnsley

Portable Antiquities Scheme Finds Surgery

Experience Barnsley

The History of Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens: A Walk and Talk with Friends of Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall

Stories of a Unique Village: Elsecar, its Earls and People

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Places to Visit in Barnsley

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