Barnsley Tourism

Barnsley (/ˈbɑːrnzli/, locally ['baːnzlɛ]) is a large town in South Yorkshire, England, located halfway between Leeds and Sheffield. Historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire, it lies on the River Dearne. Barnsley is surrounded by several smaller settlements which together form the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, of which Barnsley is the largest and its administrative centre. At the 2011 Census, Barnsley had a population of 91,297. Barnsley is a former industrial town centred on coal mining and glassmaking. Although both industries declined in the 20th century, Barnsley's culture is rooted in its industrial heritage and it has a tradition of brass bands, originally created as social clubs by its mining communities. It is also home of the Barnsley chop. The town is accessed from junctions 36, 37 and 38 of the M1 motorway and has a railway station on the Hallam and Penistone Lines. Barnsley F.C. is the local football club.

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If you are looking for travel information of Barnsley in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. Barnsley is located at a short trip away from Manchester a major city in United Kingdom. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Manchester for its bountiful attractions like Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village on your trip to Barnsley. Also, to reach Barnsley, you'll have to take a flight to Manchester; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Barnsley can generally be of 1-2 days.

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

  • How safe is Barnsley for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Barnsley.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 31.25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 37.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 68.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety Index 60.66 (High)
    • Climate Index 88.44 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 44 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 62.75 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 76.39 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.01 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 75.84 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Barnsley

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.92 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.89 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.16 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 62.67 USD

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