All you need to know about Barnsley

All you need to know about Barnsley, UK

Seeking serviced accommodation in Barnsley? If you are relocating to or visiting Barnsley, serviced apartments are the ideal accommodation solution. This historic market town is in South Yorkshire in the metropolitan borough of Barnsley. The towns development links heavily to the industrial revolution and the boom of the textile and coal mining industries. Business travellers often visit here because it is now a hub for creative and digital businesses. Barnsley Museums gives you an insight into the town’s sporting culture, rich history, and industrial roots. The town centre is often bustling as there is a mix of modern retail spaces, traditional markets, and independent shops. Barnsley has a strong sense of community, the town hosts many events such as the Barnsley Book Festival.


Things to do in Barnsley, UK

Barnsley Town Hall is an impressive landmark with a standout clock tower that is home to the Experience Barnsley Museum and Barnsley archives. A wonderful arts and cultural venue, Barnsley Civic features galleries and a theatre that first opened in the 1960s. Barnsley Metrodome, a waterpark, and NovaCity, a trampoline hall and parkour park, are great for corporates travelling with a family. The Glass Works and Barnsley Market are shopping centres that include a mix of high-street favourites and independents. The Elsecar Heritage Centre is an historical site that includes workshops and the heritage railway. Wentworth Castle Gardens in Stainborough is a beautiful outdoor space that is great to visit in your spare time. We also recommend Spiral City for craft beer drinkers and music gig lovers.


Transport in Barnsley, UK

Barnsley has good transport connections and you can travel to Sheffield, Leeds and Huddersfield in less than an hour by train from Barnsley Interchange Station. There are regular Stagecoach buses which run through city and various other public transport options, for more information click here. The M1 Motorway is also close by so if you are travelling by car the town is easily accessible. Renting cars is possible in Barnsley and a good option of corporates looking for a flexible transport option. Biking and walking are also very viable travel options when staying in Barnsley. Leeds Bradford Airport is the nearest airport to Barnsley and is around 24 miles from the city centre. Manchester Airport is also well connected to Barnsley and is just over 35 miles away.

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