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

Easter Hunt at Worsbrough Mill

Worsbrough Mill

Easter Egg Hunt- A Cracking Eggventure!

Wentworth Castle Gardens


Barnsley Town Centre

Build Your Own Ray-Gun Workshop

Barnsley Civic

A Spring Apothecarium

Barnsley Civic

Elsecar Making History!

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Elsecar Canal Spring Clean & Nature Discovery Day

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Pop-up Bunnies

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Guided Tours: The Earl’s Village of Iron and Coal

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Unique Craft Fairs

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Friends of Cannon Hall Easter Craft Fair

Cannon Hall

1795 Newcomen Engine Open Days and Demonstrations

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.