A part of the Cannon Hall Gardens were landscaped into a Fairytale folly for the children to play in. The Fairyland area was laid out in the… Read More
Cannon Hall Museum
Cannon Hall Museum houses the Regimental Museum of the 13th/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary’s Own) and the Light Dragoons…. Read More
The Cottage Garden
The Cottage Garden at Cannon Hall is a walled Georgian Garden that has been restored to show the wonderful working gardens that… Read More
Cannon Hall Farm is not directly affiliated to Cannon Hall Museum, but provides many of the activities and shopping opportunities that make a trip to Cannon Hall a great day […]
Nearby Cannon Hall is the Cawthorne Maize Maze. This maze changes every year and creates a fun few hours for all the family to hunt for the way out. The […]
Just down the road from Cannon Hall is the independently owned Cannon Hall Garden Centre. This lovely centre includes a plantaria with hundreds of shrubs, herbs fruit and vegetable […]
Cannon Hall in Barnsley
Cannon Hall is a stately home, near Barnsley in South Yorkshire. The hall is run by Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council and is open to the public throughout the year for a variety of activities.
Cannon Hal itself boasts 2 museums which are open to the public and admission is free. The mainCannon Hall museum is a military museum, whilst the other is an art museum featuring ceramics, furniture and paintings.
The grounds of Cannon Hall, also known as Cawthorne Country Park, are a fantastic place to explore with children, with acres of landscaped grassland, ideal for picnics and games. The Fairyland garden was created in the 19th Century and retains its mystical beauty to this day. There is also a walled garden at Cannon Hall which has around 40 varieties of pear tree, among other fruit trees, and is home to the Annual Cannon Hall Pear Day when the pears are harvested.
Right next to Cannon Hall is the Cannon Hall Farm, which features the award winning Cannon Hall farm shop, deli and cafe, as well as the petting zoo and brilliant adventure playground.