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

The Language of Flowers Workshop

Cannon Hall

Barnsley History Day

Experience Barnsley

Behind the Scenes of ‘Tales of the Wedding Dress’

Cannon Hall

Unique Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre

BBR Summer National

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Scandalous Marriage of George IV Talk by Catherine Curzon

Cannon Hall

LAM Fest

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Antiques Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Family History Surgeries

Experience Barnsley

Hands on History - Crime & Punishment

Experience Barnsley

Fanny Price and Emma Woodhouse Literary Talk with Regency Afternoon Tea

Cannon Hall

Jane Austen and Marriage – Fact or Fiction Talk with Light Supper

Cannon Hall

Places to Visit in Barnsley

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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.