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

1795 Elsecar New Colliery & Newcomen Engine Open Days

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Drawing and Watercolour Workshop: inspired by ancient Egyptian Treasures

Cooper Gallery

Guided Tour: The Earls Village of Iron and Coal

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Exhibition Talk: Materials and Making: Smithson, Egypt, Barnsley and Me

Cooper Gallery

Unique Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Bon Giovi - The Official Bon Jovi Tribute

Barnsley Metrodome

Silver Jewellery Workshop

Cooper Gallery

Antique Advertising & Breweriana

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Harvest Mouse Annual Nest Count

Worsbrough Mill

Antiques Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Lan-Tarn Fest

Barnsley Town Centre


Elsecar Heritage Centre

Places to Visit in Barnsley

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