Days Out Barnsley

Farms & Zoos

Featured Listing

Cannon Hall Farm, S75 4

Cannon Hall Farm opened to the public for the first time in 1989. Since that time we have added adventureplaygrounds, gift shop, farm shop, two restaurants and an indoor playground. It is now one of the largest farm attractions in the UK and the winner of many awards.

Our new £1.5 million farmyard opened in July 2013. Seven new farm buildings designed with the visitor in mind. See the day to day workings of a modern farmyard including tractors and farm machinery during the working day.

Other attractions include a milking parlour with regular milking demonstrations and a Rare Breeds barn.
This is the first visitor centre of it’s type in the world!

Cannon Hall Farm was winner of the Best Tourism Experience at The White Rose Awards 2011 and highly commended in the Visit England Awards 2012 in the same category. It was a finalist in The Best Large Attraction Award at The White Rose Awards 2014 and 2015 and won the The Innovation award for it’s new farmyard at the National Farms For Schools Awards 2015


Cannon Hall Farm,Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley, S75 4AT

T. 01226 790427

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Pot House Hamlet, S75 4

At Pot House Hamlet we have some great animals for you to visit and enjoy for free. Take a stroll around the site feeding our pygmy goats, alpacas, donkeys, rare breed sheep, fancy breeds of chickens, ducks and more…

Our animals are super friendly and love meeting people. You can get up and close to all the animals and get some great photos.

Pot House Hamlet, Silkstone, Barnsley, S75 4JU

Rockley Equestrian Centre, S75 3

Rockley Lane, Worsbrough, Barnsley, S75 3DS

Ages 4 and above (including adults)
School Holiday Activities and Pony Parties.
For more information call 01709 887766

Wentworth Garden Centre Family Farm, S62 7

Our brand new family farm is the ideal place to visit with the whole family see llamas, alpacas, pigs, ponies, sheep, goats, foxes, meerkats, peacocks, various aviary birds.

Whilst you’re here make sure to visit our adventure playground aimed at children of all ages, and why not browse our gift and toy selection in the gift shop?

So if your children like to meet animals, discover new things, and learn and play all day, they’re sure to love their visit here.

Hague Lane, Wentworth, Rotherham, S62 7TF

T. 01226 744842

Wigfield Farm, S70 2

The farm is situated approximately 2 miles south-west of Barnsley next to Worsbrough Country Park. It is near to the Dove Valley Trail section of the Trans-Pennine Trail, and provides a perfect visitor attraction for adults and children.

We have a wide range of animals including meerkats, cows, goats, Shetland ponies, donkeys, alpacas, pigs, sheep, chickens, red deer, guinea pigs, rabbits and much more. There is also a rodent room and an aquatics room featuring many different varieties of fish and other aquatic life.

Children’s indoor and outdoor play areas.  Cafe on site.

Open 10:00am-6:00pm 7 days a week

Haverlands Lane, Worsbrough, Barnsley, S70 5NQ

T. 01226 216 474

Yorkshire Wildlife Park, DN3 3

Yorkshire Wildlife Park is South Yorkshire’s most innovative and fastest growing wildlife attraction. Situated just outside Doncaster, the park occupies 70 acres of a 260 acre site, offering a unique view into the world of animals with walkthrough areas including Lemur Woods, Wallaby Walkabout, and South America Viva.

Yorkshire Wildlife Park is home to the world’s largest land carnivore…The Polar Bear. The only reserve in England and one of the largest reserves in the world. The park offers an unrivalled opportunity to come face to face with Amur Leopards and Tigers. The most endangered carnivore in Africa, the Painted Hunting Dog, can be also be seen at the Park, and on the ‘African Plains’, zebra, antelope, ankole cattle and ostrich roam free. Other animals include the popular meerkats, racoon dogs and a herd of Bactrian Camels.

Also at the park:

Indoor fun-tastic Monkey Playhouse – Tree houses, high rope walks and slides

‘Zoom’ Super Slide Barn

Forest Adventure Playground

Safari Village offers a wide variety of distinctive gifts


Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Brockholes Lane, Branton , Doncaster, DN3 3NH

T. 01302 535057