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

Picturing the Park

Cannon Hall

Golden Tales

Cannon Hall

Urban Brick Art

Experience Barnsley

Family History Surgeries

Experience Barnsley

Step in to the Story

Cooper Gallery

Illustrating through Sound

Cooper Gallery

Making Masterpieces

Cannon Hall

Mind Body Spirit Event

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Cannon Hall Summer Afternoon Tea

Cannon Hall

Family Sketchbook Club

Cannon Hall

Barnsley on Film

Experience Barnsley

Pot a Wellie for Paddington

Cooper Gallery

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.