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Best things to do in Borough of Barnsley

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Gourmet Shop
“Beautiful parks, cafe, farm shop, and farm for the children to explore. Enough activity for a full day.”
15local recommendations
Music Venue
“Regular Music Events and Film Screenings (see website www.picturedrome.net) ”
16local recommendations
Bar
“This one isn’t as local but worth a trip. Wonderful restaurant at Emley Moor, fantastic views. Drive time, allow 30 minutes drive. ”
10local recommendations
Art Museum
“Cannon Hall Farm opened to the public for the first time in 1989. Since that time they have added adventure playgrounds, gift shop, farm shop, two restaurants and an indoor playground. It is now one of the largest farm attractions in the UK and the winner of many awards. Well worth a visit.”
6local recommendations
Point of Interest
“Wentworth Woodhouse, the largest privately-owned house in Europe, is finally awaking from its slumber, offering tours after being closed for over 60 years.”
6local recommendations
Cinema
“This cinema is a must! Entrance prices are very reasonable and they open the bar before the movie starts and half way through the movie. You can sit with your beer or wine, whilst watching the film. Great place!”
3local recommendations
Natural Feature
“Best reservoir in the peaks for a walk, good paths and beautiful views. Walk from midhope cliff lane down the north side (30-45 mins?)to the skinny bit at the end - great area for paddling and picnics .”
3local recommendations
Lodging
“20 min Drive from my location. Regular vineyard tours and restaurant with amazing views. ”
4local recommendations
Café
“great burgers and homemade ice cream, funky decor. on a farm and in nice countryside. we get raw milk from here which is delicious. Also visit cannon hall farm and Cawthorne village nearby.”
4local recommendations
Café
“This is a great teeny tiny place! Lovely food and they brew their own cider on the premises. Dog friendly.”
5local recommendations
Shopping Centre
“Outdoor shopping complex. Includes Seasalt, Paperchase, Boots, Next, and Sandersons. ”
4local recommendations
Restaurant
“Fantastic for tapas! A small and authentic taps restaurant run by Adam. A great atmosphere but arrive in good time or you may have a wait for a table on Fridays and Saturdays especially. Opens at 6pm - no bookings for tables under 6 people. ”
4local recommendations
Bar
“Gastro Pub. Very good quality food. spencerarms.co.uk Tel: 01226 792795 4.2 Miles away”
3local recommendations
Lodging
“Wortley Hall is a stately home now owned by three Unions. It has a restaurant. The gardens are large and lovely to walk round. The village of Wortley itself has a lovely church, coffee shop, farm shop and pub.”
1local recommendations
Italian Restaurant
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“New to the area and the first Ponti's outside London. The food is good but very pricy. In our view there are better Italian restaurants in Sheffield and Penistone, however this one is within walking distance. ”
5local recommendations
Pub
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“This is my favourite country pub in Huddersfield. A short drive out to the heart of the Yorkshire countryside and you will find this hidden gem. Excellent food, good value for money and friendly staff.”
5local recommendations