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Cannon Hall Country Park

2 miles (3 km)

Explore the beautiful lansdscaped gardens of Cannon Hall in Cawthorne, Yorkshire. The park includes sweeping grasslands, woodlands, a stream and a lake with a waterfall nearby. The hall itself is also worth a visit, housing collections of fine furniture, paintings, ceramics and glassware.
The park is located on the Barnsley Boundary Walk and Penistone Boundary Walk so there is scope for continuing your walk along these walking paths. You could also head north west and try the woodland trails through Deffer Wood where there's lots of bluebells in the spring. At the northern edge of the wood you can pick up our Denby Dale Circular Walk which visits the River Dearne.
Cannon Hall is located just a few miles west of Barnsley.


S75 4AT - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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Cannon Hall Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

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There are good facilities at the site with an excellent cafe, a garden centre, farm shop and ice cream shop.

Dog Walking

The parkland trails make for a fine dog walk. You'll probably see other owners out walking their pets on your visit.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just to the north you'll find one of the local highlights at Bretton Country Park. The 500 acre site includes the splendid Yorkshire Sculpture Park where you'll find some wonderful artistic pieces, surrounded by lovely countryside. The shady footpaths around Coxley Woods can also be found in this area.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Cannon Hall and flowerbeds - - 768281

Cannon Hall and flowerbeds

Trees and Grass in Cannon Hall Country Park - - 1295217

Trees and Grass in Cannon Hall Country Park. Looking back towards Cawthorne.

The weir on Cascade Lake, Cannon Hall - - 934756

The weir on Cascade Lake

Rhododendrons flowering in Cannon Park - - 1295250

Rhododendrons flowering in Cannon Park

The fish pond in the grounds of Cannon Hall - - 768276

The fish pond

Cannon Hall country park the path from the car park - - 1056825

Map and information board next to path from the car park. The hall is also a museum with a fine collection of Moorcroft pottery.

Above the Cascade Weir at Cannon Hall Country Park - - 2846224

Above the Cascade Weir

The eastern wall of the walled garden - - 768284

The eastern wall of the walled garden. The pear trees along the wall are now in blossom.


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