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Best things to do in Borough of Barnsley

Discover the city through the eyes of 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.”
16 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Regular Music Events and Film Screenings (see website www.picturedrome.net) ”
16 locals recommend
Bar
“This one isn’t as local but worth a trip. Wonderful restaurant at Emley Moor, fantastic views. Drive time, allow 30 minutes drive. ”
10 locals recommend
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.”
6 locals recommend
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.”
7 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“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!”
4 locals recommend
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 .”
3 locals recommend
Lodging
“20 min Drive from my location. Regular vineyard tours and restaurant with amazing views. ”
4 locals recommend
Cafe
“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.”
4 locals recommend
Cafe
“This is a great teeny tiny place! Lovely food and they brew their own cider on the premises. Dog friendly.”
5 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Outdoor shopping complex. Includes Seasalt, Paperchase, Boots, Next, and Sandersons. ”
4 locals recommend
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. ”
5 locals recommend
Bar
“Gastro Pub. Very good quality food. spencerarms.co.uk Tel: 01226 792795 4.2 Miles away”
3 locals recommend
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.”
1 local recommends
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. ”
5 locals recommend
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.”
5 locals recommend