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

Elsecar Making History: Memories of Elsecar Park

Elsecar Heritage Centre

An Illustrated Summer

Experience Barnsley

Children’s Summer Cookery Club

Cannon Hall

Golden Tales

Cannon Hall

Step in to the Story

Cooper Gallery

Tours of the Site

Cannon Hall

Making Masterpieces

Cannon Hall

Illustrating through Sound

Cooper Gallery

Cannon Hall Farm Food Festival 2018

Cannon Hall Farm

Meet the Cook

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

Places to Visit in Barnsley

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Latest News

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.