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Barnsley overview

Barnsley is a budget-friendly place, distinct for its cultural and historical sites, and known for its spas and shops. You'll find extensive coffee and bar options. Learn about local heritage at popular landmarks in the area, such as Arts Tower and Beauchief Abbey. Make plans to visit the popular National Coal Mining Museum and Magna Science Adventure Centre. A family- and business-friendly area, Barnsley also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Barnsley

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Barnsley has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Barnsley with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Barnsley hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Barnsley hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Barnsley

Fly in to Doncaster (DSA-Robin Hood), 19.9 mi (32.1 km) from central Barnsley. Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford) is the next closest major airport, 23.1 mi (37.1 km) away. BARNSLEY is the closest train station.

What to see around Barnsley

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Hoyland Leisure Centre
  • • Yorkshire Sculpture Park
  • • Wath Upon Dearne Leisure Centre
  • • Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld
  • • Rotherham Leisure Complex
A top highlight is the area's art scene, as well as places like:
  • • Barnsley Civic
  • • Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre
  • • Cooper Gallery
  • • Lamproom Theatre
  • • Worsbrough Mill Museum
Memorable for its historical sites and these top landmarks:
  • • St Mary's Church
  • • Monk Bretton Priory
  • • Wentworth Castle
  • • Pot House Hamlet
  • • Woolley Hall
It's recognised for its countryside. Top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Locke Park
  • • Rabbit Ings Country Park
  • • Old Moor Visitor Centre
  • • Wentworth Garden Centre
  • • Pugney's Country Park
Top sights in the area include:
  • • National Coal Mining Museum
  • • Magna Science Adventure Centre
  • • Arts Tower
  • • Ponds Forge International Sports Centre
  • • University of Sheffield

When to visit Barnsley

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal trends to help you plan:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 9°C day, 2°C night
  • April-June: 18°C day, 4°C night
  • July-September: 19°C day, 8°C night
  • October-December: 13°C day, 2°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 5 cm
  • April-June: 3 cm
  • July-September: 6 cm
  • October-December: 6 cm
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