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Cannon Hall Museum Park and Gardens

Cannon Hall was home to generations of the Spencer Stanhope family. They, along with architects, designers and small armies of craftsmen, spent centuries carefully creating the stunning house, park and gardens you can see today: from the delightful architecture of the Hall to the sculptured parkland and wonders of Fairyland.

Since the Hall became a museum in 1957, curators have created collections of decorative arts from around the world. Today our dedicated teams continue to care for and develop the stunning ceramics, glass, paintings and much more.

Exploring the hall and strolling through the park and gardens make Cannon Hall the perfect place to get away, relax and play. We are often told that days spent here bring special and long lasting memories, the Georgian landscape is still intact and has recently been refurbished with £3.8 million of investment £2.9 million from the National Lottery, the lakes, ponds and woodland trails are a treat, the parkland a perfect place to unwind and enjoy a family day out, and the hidden treasures in the walled garden, fairyland and discovery area are superb, anyway come and find out for yourselves it's all free to enter, £5 all day for parking.

Park Facilities

Boating Lake
Children's Play Area
Education Centre
Glass/Palm House
Historic Building
Nature Walks
Picnic Area
Public Sculpture
Walking Routes
Walled Garden
Wildflower Area
Green Flag
Award Winner
Heritage Site
Managing Organisation
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Daniel Mason
01226 772002