Welcome to Barnsley
Visitors to Barnsley won’t be short of things to do. The South Yorkshire location is packed with famous places of interest and some fantastic hidden gems. Barnsley town centre boasts a range of independent shops, high street stores and is home to one of the most popular markets in South Yorkshire. If you venture further into the outskirts of the town and into neighbouring villages, visitors will discover hidden locations with excellent shopping opportunities and farm shops fully stocked with exceptional local produce.
Barnsley's local culture remains embedded in its industrial heritage of coal, mining and glassmaking. There are plenty of places visitors can discover Barnsley and find out more about its rich history and things to do. Surrounded by ancient villages, historic parkland and bordering onto the Peak District, Barnsley has some excellent places to visit for those wanting to relax and get back to nature.