Barnsley is a large town on the west bank of the Dearne Valley. Barnsley town centre is full of independent shops, high street stores and is home to one of the best markets in South Yorkshire.

The Glass Works Barnsley is an exciting new destination that offers visitors shopping, restaurants, a cinema and a bowling alley.

There is a mix of cafés, restaurants, Barnsley Civic Theatre and The Lamproom Theatre, museums including Experience Barnsley Museum & Discovery Centre & The Cooper Gallery is open to the public all year round.

The Barnsley Metrodome is a sports and leisure facility 5 minutes from the Barnsley Interchange.

Right in the heart of Barnsley, Dearne Valley Country Park is criss-crossed by inviting paths, taking you through woodland and grassland, with riverside wildlife to enjoy along the way.

Accessibility Train Travel & Facilities click here.

If travelling with Northern & using a mobility scooter – click here.

Find out where you can travel in Northern’s guidance booklet – click here.

Our current Scooter-Friendly stations are Huddersfield, Lockwood, Penistone, Barnsley, Wombwell, Elsecar and Sheffield.

Please note: mobility scooters which fold down, can travel on any service without a permit.

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