Cawthorne is a beautiful award winning village located off the main A635 Barnsley to Huddersfield road, about 5 minutes from the M1. Cawthorne is the most sought after place to live in the Barnsley district. The village is set in beautiful greenbelt and has some lovely old historic buildings including "Cannon Hall", the former home of John Spencer Stanhope, situated in 70 acres of gardens which also house a visitor centre, walled gardens, Victorian kitchen, museum
(including fine arts) and a shop. There are many other places of interest including Cannon Hall Farm.
Cannon Hall Farm
Cannon Hall Open Farm, one of South Yorkshire’s biggest tourist attractions is situated adjacent to Cannon Hall and is a great place to visit for all the family.
Also in the village is the Victoria Jubilee Museum. It’s a fascinating place crammed with Victorian memorabilia, original collections of butterflies & moths, birds & eggs, fossils, stuffed animals, domestic bygones, war time relics and old school books.
Cawthorne has a number of small shops in the heart of the village, including two fantastic antique shops, which attract visitors
from far and wide.
The local cricket club has one of the most idyllic grounds in the area and makes a lovely day for a picnic on a hot lazy Sunday afternoon – and you can now have tea and cakes in the new pavilion!
Cawthorne is a busy little village, especially on weekends, so it’s well worth the trip for family and friends alike.