Things to do
With famous places of interest and some fantastic hidden gems visitors to Barnsley won’t be short of things to do. Visitors can watch a performance at the Lamproom Theatre, view fine art at the Cooper Gallery or take a step back in time at the majestic Cannon Hall Museum.
With a cosmopolitan mix of cafés and theatres, art galleries and museums including the new Experience Barnsley Museum, an engaging museum about Barnsley created by the people of Barnsley, Barnsley has an excellent offering when it comes to culture.
Barnsley town centre is packed full of independent shops, high street stores and is home to one of the best markets in South Yorkshire. Venturing further into the outskirts of the town and its neighbouring villages visitors will discover hidden hamlets with excellent shopping opportunities and farm shops stocked with exceptional local produce.
Bordering onto the Peak District Barnsley has some enchanting outdoor spaces. Why not spend a quiet afternoon at Monk Bretton Priory, explore the extraordinary Yorkshire Sculpture Park, stroll through the landscaped gardens at Wentworth Castle or cycle along the Trans Pennine Trail. Children will enjoy a family outing to Cannon Hall Farm to meet the animals and play on the adventure playground.
Visitors to Barnsley will enjoy a warm welcome, have fantastic experiences and create magical memories.
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T: 01226 730060
Home to Calypso Cove Waterpark, Metrodome Bowling, Fitness Flex Metrodome, Rigby Café & Lounge & the Metrodome Arena, the Metrodome Leisure Complex near Barnsley town centre has something for everyone.
T: 01226 775728
A thriving town in the heart of South Yorkshire, its centre is a fantastic place to visit for a family day out or last minute shopping trip.
Pot House HamletPot House Hamlet Silkstone Barnsley South Yorkshire , S75 4JU
Independant boutique tourist destination.
Tyke RacingBeevor Street, Hoyle Mill, Barnsley, South Yorkshire , S71 1HN
T: 01226 734 444
Tyke Racing is bringing all the excitement and adrenaline of go-karting to Barnsley for the first time.
Elsecar Heritage CentreElsecar Heritage Centre Wath Road Elsecar Barnsley , S74 8HJ
T: 01226 740203
18th century industrial village with workshops, galleries, cafes and the world renowned Newcomen beam engine. A great day out for the whole family.
Trans Pennine Trail
With over 215 miles of trail to explore the Trans Pennine Trail is an exciting route for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.
Barnsley BSAC DiversMetrodome Leisure Complex Queens Road Barnsley , S71 1AN
T: 07783 291955
Formed in 1992, Barnsley BSAC Divers is a non-profit making BSAC-affiliated SCUBA diving club with the simple objective – to dive and have fun! We meet at 7:30pm every Tuesday evening at the Barnsley Metrodome Board Room.
gowiththetimes.co.uk121 Sheffield Road, Birdwell, Barnsley , S70 5TA
T: 01226 741110
Affordable, quality web design and development based in Barnsley. Sites from just £399.00.
Barnsley HospiceChurch Street Gawber Barnsley , S75 2RL
T: 01226 244244
Barnsley Hospice is a charity that provides specialist palliative care and support to hundreds of local people and their families each year.