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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Seaside Donkey

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Step in to the Story

Cooper Gallery

Dancing Town - Thursday 16 August

Barnsley District Markets

Dancing Town - Friday 17 August

Barnsley Civic

Illustrating through Sound

Cooper Gallery

Making Masterpieces

Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall Summer Afternoon Tea

Cannon Hall

Mind Body Spirit Event

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Family Sketchbook Club

Cannon Hall

Barnsley on Film

Experience Barnsley

Pot a Wellie for Paddington

Cooper Gallery

Dancing Town - Saturday 18 August

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.