Penistone Tourism

(This article is about the town. For the breed of sheep, see Whitefaced Woodland.)(Not to be confused with Peniston.) Penistone (/ˈpɛnᵻstən/ PEN-is-tən) is a market town and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England, which had a population of 22,909 at the 2011 Census. Historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is 8 miles (13 km) west of Barnsley, 17 miles (27 km) north-east of Glossop, 14.2 miles (23 km) north-west of Sheffield, and 29 miles (47 km) east of Manchester in the foothills of the Pennines. The highest point, Hartcliffe Tower, is 1,194 ft (364 m) above sea level and has views over the Woodhead bypass and the Dark Peak. The surrounding countryside is predominantly rural with farming on rich well-watered soil on mainly gentle slopes rising to the bleak moorland to the west of the town. Dry stone walls, small hamlets and farms surrounded by fields and livestock are synonymous with the area. The area is known for its rugged breed of sheep, the Whitefaced Woodland.

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Home to pretty treasures, Penistone is United Kingdom's best kept secret. After your splendid visit to Penistone, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Manchester. 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 Penistone. Also, to reach Penistone, 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. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Penistone.

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

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

    • Burglary and Theft 30 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 10 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 30 (Low)
    • Attacks 45 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 35 (Low)
    • Safety Index 65.88 (High)
    • Climate Index 88.44 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 44 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 67.09 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 76.39 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.01 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 74.87 (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 Penistone

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.99 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.28 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.2 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 66.95 USD

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