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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A Family of Artists: The De Morgan Collection and Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall

Cracking Ceramics!

Cannon Hall

A Dutch Golden Age: Painters, Places and People in the 17th Century

Cannon Hall

Me and My Bear!

Cooper Gallery


Cooper Gallery

Cannon Hall History Group

Experience Barnsley

Volunteer Work Days

Cannon Hall

Lego Challenge

Experience Barnsley

Outdoor Art Sparks

Worsbrough Mill

Storytelling in the Glade

Cooper Gallery

Barnsley Brick Project

Experience Barnsley

Dancing Town

Barnsley Civic

Places to Visit in Barnsley

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Latest News

Buns on the run in Barnsley

Children and community groups in Barnsley will be given the opportunity to learn traditional baking skills this Autumn thanks to lottery funding. Barnsley Museums & Heritage Trust has secured a £10,000 grant for Worsbrough Mill Museum & Country Park via the National Lottery’s Awards for All scheme to deliver the ‘Buns on the Run’ community project.

Flavours Food Festival announces celebrity chef line-up

Michelin award-winning chef, Jean-Christophe Novelli, will be appearing at Elsecar’s annual Flavours Food Festival in South Yorkshire on Saturday 20 October 2018. Alongside holding a meet and greet with fans, Jean-Christophe will be cooking up a storm in two lively cookery demonstrations.