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

Dancing Town - Sunday 19 August

Barnsley Civic

Elsecar Making History: Memories of Elsecar Park

Elsecar Heritage Centre

An Illustrated Summer

Experience Barnsley

1795 Newcomen Engine Twilight Demonstration & Tour

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Clay Critters

Worsbrough Mill

Children’s Summer Cookery Club

Cannon Hall

Golden Tales

Cannon Hall

Step in to the Story

Cooper Gallery

Tours of the Site

Cannon Hall

Illustrating through Sound

Cooper Gallery

Making Masterpieces

Cannon Hall

Cannon Hall Farm Food Festival 2018

Cannon Hall Farm

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.