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 Newcomen Engine Open Days and Demonstrations

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Wentworth Castle House Tour

Wentworth Castle Gardens

Unique Craft Fairs

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Make your own Vintage Table Centre Piece

Cannon Hall

Elsecar, Wentworth Woodhouse and the Fitzwilliams Landscape, People & Industry – An Illustrated Talk

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Changing Crimes:Uncovering Barnsley Crimes, Criminals and Law Enforcers

Experience Barnsley

Script Family 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

Meet the Friends of Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall

Food, Gift & Craft Fair

Worsbrough Mill

Open College of the Arts Exhibition

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.