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  • 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 late 19th Century […]

    Fairyland Garden

    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 late 19th Century […]

  • Cannon Hall Museum houses the Regimental Museum of the 13th/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary’s Own) and the Light Dragoons. This museum is of great interest to those who study military […]

    Cannon Hall Museum – History Meets Art

    Cannon Hall Museum houses the Regimental Museum of the 13th/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary’s Own) and the Light Dragoons. This museum is of great interest to those who study military […]

  • The Cottage Garden at Cannon Hall is a walled Georgian Garden that has been restored to show the wonderful working gardens that would have served the Hall during the Georgian […]

    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 would have served the Hall during the Georgian […]

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  • Cannon Hall : in brief

    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 main Cannon 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.