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

Gin Tasting Dinner

Wortley Hall

Artists and Adventurers

Cooper Gallery

Seascapes and Riverviews

Cooper Gallery

Picturing the Park

Cannon Hall

An Evening With Eddie 'The Beast' Hall

Barnsley Metrodome

Tours of the Site

Cannon Hall

1795 Newcomen Engine demonstrations at the New Colliery

Elsecar Heritage Centre

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

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Pear Day

Cannon Hall

ACDC Tribute - Dirty DC

Barnsley Metrodome

Flavours Food Festival 2018

Elsecar Heritage Centre

1918: The Great War Ends

Experience Barnsley

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.