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

Teddy Bears Picnic

Wentworth Castle Gardens

Unique Craft Fairs

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Meet Fred

Barnsley Civic

Snake Davis

Barnsley Civic


Barnsley Civic

The Friends of Archives social

Experience Barnsley

The Crossing – Remnants of Change, Anton Want

Cooper Gallery

First International Early Engines Conference 2017

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Curator’s Tour of Tales of the Wedding Dress at the Wedding Showcase

Cannon Hall

Weddings and Events Showcase at Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall

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

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Antiques Fair

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.