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

Adrian Ashworth: Somewhere in Time

Barnsley Civic

Wentworth Castle House Tour

Wentworth Castle Gardens

Gifts and Grub

Elsecar Heritage Centre

The Elves and the Shoe Maker

Acorn Brewery


Barnsley Town Centre


Barnsley Town Centre

Ensemble 360 (Apr 2017)

Barnsley Civic

Coldplace & New2

Barnsley Metrodome

BBR Spring Extravaganza

Elsecar Heritage Centre

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

Elsecar Heritage Centre

1795 Newcomen Engine Open Days and Demonstrations

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Nick Sharratt's Big Draw Along

Barnsley Civic

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.