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

Outdoor Art Sparks

Worsbrough Mill

Museum in a Box

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Step in to the Story

Cooper Gallery

Storytelling in the Glade

Cooper Gallery

Garden to Gallery for all the family

Cannon Hall

Barnsley Brick Project

Experience Barnsley

The Big Barnsley Lego Build

Experience Barnsley

Guided Tour: The Earl's Village of Iron and Coal

Elsecar Heritage Centre

1795 Newcomen Engine demonstrations at the New Colliery

Elsecar Heritage Centre

An Illustrated Summer

Experience Barnsley

History Walks

Cannon Hall

Children’s Summer Cookery Club

Cannon Hall

Places to Visit in Barnsley

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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.