You will be amazed by the fantastic range of shops, studios and cafés.

Venue Hire

The Ironworks at Elsecar is a flexible space available to hire for a range of private and public events.


A unique setting with a rich heritage, Elsecar is an extraordinary venue for your special day. It will delight guests and provide a stunning backdrop for your wedding.

Newcomen Open Days

Marvel at Elsecar's newly conserved Newcomen Bean Engine in action. It has been described as the most important piece of industrial heritage in the world.

Big world of gift ideas

Take a look at our online shop. You will find lots of unique gifts ideas many with a Yorkshire theme.

Elsecar Heritage Centre

Elsecar is a remarkable village, transformed by the Earls Fitzwilliam into a thriving centre of iron and coal. Visitors can browse the Earls Fitzwilliam’s workshops, now packed with shops, traditional cafes, delicatessens and antiques.

Events & Exhibitions


Latest News

Family fun this February half term at Barnsley Museums

There is lots of fun to be had at Barnsley Museums this February half term. Families can take part in everything from pottery making, Victorian baking, character disco to arts, crafts and nature trails.


Unwrapping lots of fun at Barnsley Museums this Christmas

Barnsley Museums will be unwrapping a bursting package of family fun this Christmas. During the holiday season visitors will have a great time at Cannon Hall Museum, park and gardens, Worsbrough Mill, Experience Barnsley, Cooper Gallery and Elsecar Heritage, all operated by Barnsley Council.


Discover the history of Elsecar by candlelight

This festive season people will have a unique opportunity to discover more about the fascinating history of Elsecar by candlelight. People are invited to come along to the tour, which is taking place on Thursday 10 December, and take a magical evening stroll around the historic village.