20 Best Things To Do Outdoors In Barnsley Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do Outdoors In Barnsley

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Kids on Spy Mission Treasure Trail

Barnsley Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Barnsley
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Want to visit Barnsley with the kids but convincing them to go sightseeing is a bit of challenge? Or maybe you live in Barnsley and you think nothing...

Kids doing hands on activities at Cooper Gallery in Barnsley

Cooper Gallery

  • Barnsley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Easily accessible in the heart of Barnsley town centre, the Cooper Gallery is the perfect place to spend a relaxing afternoon with the family. It has...

Outside view of Locke Park in Barnsley

Locke Park

  • Barnsley
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Locke Park is a popular park in Barnsley that offers some pleasing green space for ball games and picnicking, plus a play area for children up to 10...

Go karts at Tyke Racing in Barnsley

Tyke Racing

  • Barnsley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Tyke Racing is the leading go kart track in the North of England, with the latest generation electric lithium powered karts, providing a great chance...

Cows at Wigfield Farm in Barnsley

Wigfield Farm

  • Barnsley
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Wigfield Farm is training the farmers of the future and also opens its doors to the wider community. Come and look around a working farm and find out...

Girl on bike at Worsbrough Mill Museum and Country Park in Barnsley

Worsbrough Mill Museum and Country Park

  • Barnsley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Children will have a great day out exploring the stunning surroundings of Worsbrough Mill and its 240 acre nature reserve. While taking a stroll they...

Outside view of Wentworth Castle Gardens in Barnsley

Wentworth Castle Gardens

  • Barnsley
  • Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces
Kids playing at Cannon Hall Museum, Park And Gardens in Barnsley

Cannon Hall Museum, Park And Gardens

  • Barnsley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens provides the perfect family day out. This stunning Georgian country house offers a variety of children's activit...

Sunset at Cannon Hall Farm in Barnsley

Cannon Hall Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Barnsley
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Brace yourself for a spot of sheep racing and plenty of year round events down on Cannon Hall Farm. Plan your visit around your favourite animal! See...

Family at Elsecar Heritage Centre in Barnsley

Elsecar Heritage Centre

  • Barnsley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Elsecar Heritage Centre is built on the site of industrial workshops dating to the 1800s and the charmingly restored historical buildings now house a...

Building and sculpted tree at Yorkshire Sculpture Park in Wakefield

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

They say if you’re not moving forward you’re just standing still, however at Yorkshire Sculpture Park that’s art. On 500 acres of historic parkland s...

Swans at RSPB Old Moor in Barnsley

RSPB Old Moor

  • Barnsley
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

RSPB’s motto is ‘giving nature a home’, so welcome to the family abode at RSPB Old Moor! This site of natural beauty is a brilliant way to get in tou...

Map and booklet for The Wentworth Mystery Treasure Trail in Rotherham

The Wentworth Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Rotherham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Wentworth self guided Mystery themed Treasure Trail is a great activity for the whole family. The Trail will take around 2.5 hours to complete, b...

Soft play frame at Play Valley in Rotherham

Play Valley

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Play Valley is a bright, clean soft play centre, which will satisfy all your kids’ cravings for fun. From a 3-storey soft play frame, to an outdoor p...

Steam train at Kirklees Light Railway in Huddersfield

Kirklees Light Railway

  • Huddersfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Come along and take a 50-minute steam-hauled return trip along 4 miles of 15 narrow gauge railway. Their large visitor centre offers facilities for t...

Bikes at Anglers Country Park in Wakefield

Anglers Country Park

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Anglers Country Park, located 4 miles southeast of Wakefield, is a large country park and rural retreat, that is great for walking and picnics, and h...

Lake at Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld in Pontefract

Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld

  • Pontefract
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

There’s something cathartic about being close to water and wildlife and at Hemsworth Water Park and Playworld you get both! With not one lake, but tw...

People on boat at Pugneys Country Park in Wakefield

Pugneys Country Park

  • Wakefield
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Pugneys Country Park is a 250 acre site that used to be an open cast mine, as well as a sand and gravel quarry, before it was turned into a country p...

Ruins of Sandal Castle in Wakefield

Sandal Castle2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Wakefield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Sandal Castle stands in a commanding position overlooking the River Calder and Yorkshire countryside. The motte and bailey castle has been extensivel...

People rowing canoes at Underbank Activity Centre in Sheffield

Underbank Activity Centre

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Leap into your adventure experience withUnderbank Activity Centre! Situated on the banks of Underbank reservoir the site is surrounded by woodland an...

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