With a rich heritage and plenty of history, Barnsley is an ideal destination for families and couples looking for a culture-filled weekend break. Aside from it’s vibrant past; this popular town is also home to numerous shopping experiences and attractions. When staying at one of our hotels in Barnsley, you’re guaranteed a warm welcome from the locals renowned for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere and to be within short distance of traditional villages packed with independent shops and the best markets in South Yorkshire.
Book hotels in Barnsley
Book one of our Barnsley hotels and enjoy everything this quaint, charming town has to offer, including attractions such as Cannon Hall Farm. Located just 18 minutes from our Barnsley hotel, this must-visit farm is home to a variety of animals, making it a great option for those travelling with children. The venue also houses a farm shop, tearooms and the Hungry Llama Restaurant. Other nearby attractions include Monk Bretton Priory, a ruined medieval establishment that is guaranteed to please those with an interest in architecture. Situated 16 minutes from our Wakefield Woolley Edge M1 Southbound hotel, this is a must-visit attraction for those looking to also learn more about Barnsley’s historic past.
Things to do in Barnsley
From picturesque countryside to farm shops and heritage sites, there is plenty to see and do when staying in one of our hotels in Barnsley. Wortley Hall, an impressive 18th century stately home is also close by and is a great option if you wish to play a spot of golf. Cannon Hall, another astounding stately home and country house museum boasts an interior that is as impressive as it’s exterior gardens, which have been landscaped to reveal a fairytale folly. There is also a maze and cottage garden on site, making it a great place for children to explore or to relax while having a family picnic.