The area surrounding Barnsley was once the heart of the Yorkshire coalfield. The town centre has lost most of its historic charm. The most notable feature is the white Portland stone Town Hall that will open as a heritage and arts centre in 2013. The surrounding streets are full of shops and bars.
Town Hall, Cooper Gallery
Experience Barnsley , Cooper Gallery , Cannon Hall , Cannon Hall Farm , Wentworth Castle , Monk Bretton Priory , Elsecar Heritage Centre , Worsbrough Mill Museum and Country Park , RSPB: Old Moor
Indoor / Outdoor Market
Mon-Sat (CLOSED Thursday / no outdoor market on Mon)
Mostly high street stores
Tourist Info Centre
The Civic, Eldon Street, Barnsley S70 2JL
Integrated Train, Bus and coach station. Central car parking.