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

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

Bears!

Cooper Gallery

Cannon Hall History Group

Experience Barnsley

Volunteer Work Days

Cannon Hall

Treasure in the Trees

Cannon Hall

Milton Ironwork Excavation

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Milton Ironwork Site Tour

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Unique Gift Fair

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Lego Challenge

Experience Barnsley

Places to Visit in Barnsley

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Latest News

Building Barnsley’s history brick by brick

Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre will be opening its new exhibition the Barnsley Brick Project on Saturday 28 July. Over 150 years ago Barnsley had many brickworks that helped to construct the town’s buildings.