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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.

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Facts and Stats for Barnsley*

  • Pollution Statistics in Barnsley

    Know the pollution level of Barnsley before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 35.42 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 34.38 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 32.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Barnsley: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 43 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 38 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 22 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 29.17 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 31.52 (Low)
    • Attacks 36 (Low)
    • Drug offense 37 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 52 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 35 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 42 (Moderate)
  • Living in Barnsley - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Barnsley is 182.9 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 65.33 (High)
    • Climate Index 87.97 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 35.37 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 19.71 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.1 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 85.3 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.99 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 93.61 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Barnsley

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.35 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 79.53 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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