Barnsley - a popular pickup and drop off point for campervan & motorhome hire vehicles


Barnsley is a town in South Yorkshire, England. Historically in the West Riding of Yorkshire, it lies on the River Dearne, 11.8 miles (19 km) north of Sheffield, 17 miles (27 km) south of Leeds and 14.5 miles (23 km) west of Doncaster. Barnsley is also popular as a venue for the pickup and drop off of campervan and motorhome hire vehicles.

Attractions in and

around Barnsley

Elsecar Village Heritage Centre
Elsecar village heritage centre
Wrotley Hall
Wrotley Hall
Brodsworth, Doncaster
Brodsworth, Doncaster

Barnsley's local culture lies in its industrial heritage of coal, mining and glassmaking, and it is surely worth a visit to catch some of that history alone.    The town is surrounded by ancient villages, historic parkland and as it borders the Peak District, Barnsley has some excellent places to visit for those wanting to relax and get back to nature.

Of course you can pick up your campervan hire vehicle here in Barnsley, or if you are planning to pick one up abroad then the nearest airport is Robin Hood Airport,  Doncaster,  Sheffield (DSA). This airport has international flights from Sheffield, United Kingdom and is 32 miles from the center of Barnsley, United Kingdom.


Some attractions near Barnsley are:

Wortley Hall,
nr Sheffield,
South Yorkshire,
S35 7DB, Phone Number: 01142 882100

Brodsworth, Doncaster,
South Yorkshire,
DN5 7XJ, Phone Number: 01302 722 598

Elsecar Village Heritage Centre, Wath Road,
S74 8HJ  Phone Number:  01226 740 203