Cannon Hall Museum and Country Park Cannon Hall Museum and Country Park

Cannon Hall Museum and Country Park

Bark House Lane, Barnsley, S75 4AT, United Kingdom | 01226 772 002 | Website

Venue Description

Cannon Hall is a stunning Georgian country house museum set in 70 acres of historic parkland and beautifully landscaped gardens. It is the perfect day out for all the family. Visitors will enjoy the sights and sounds of the past as they explore the Hall and its grounds, uncovering the stories of this unique place. Cannon Hall Museum is home to an astounding mix of paintings, metalwork, ceramics, modern glassware and furniture collections displayed in exhibition galleries throughout the Halls’ historic rooms. Cannon Hall Park and Gardens is an idyllic place for a relaxing walk, family outing or picnic. The Park is an ideal place to explore with children, with acres of grassland that are perfect for games. There is a shop in the Hall selling a range of items There are two cafes onsite, the Pavilion cafe in the main car park and the Pear Tree Pantry in the Walled Gardens


There is a visual story, 360 tour and Visit England Accessibility guide for Cannon Hall We have level access to the ground floor and a lift to floors 1 and 2 - there is currently no lift to the lower ground floor (Victorian Kitchens) We have audio described versions of some of our collection items and objects We have a multi sensory map for the Country Park There is seating available throughout the Hall There is a portable hearing loop available to borrow from reception We have wheelchair accessible picnic benches around the Country Park

Accessibility Guide

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Access Statement

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Awards List

Green flag award Sandford award for Heritage education


We have a Space to Change toilet in the Hall and Pavilion cafe toilets - this includes a hoist, accessible toilet and changing table however the dimensions are not quite big enough for it to be a verified Changing Places.


Some staff have Makaton training

Assistance dog facilities

Assistance dog exercise facilities

Dogs can be exercised off lead on the side of the Ha-ha closest to the main car park We ask that dogs are kept on lead on the other side of the Ha-ha nearest the Hall, and in the Walled Gardens.

Other assistance dog facilities

A water bowl for dogs is available outside the Hall Dogs can toilet in the Country Park, we ask that visitors clean up after their dogs.

The venue says it has...

  • Audio Described
  • Accessible Format
  • Audio Format
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • Induction Loop
  • Disabled Parking
  • Access Statement

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