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Cannon Hall Museum

Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4AT, England
+44 1226 790270
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Downtown Abbey costumes and Beautiful Gardens

Lovely stroll round the estate including the beautiful and fragrant walled garden. Even the rain... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2015
midlands, uk
Downton Abbey comes to Cannon Hall

We have just enjoyed a delightful afternoon at Cannon Hall. When we arrived we were surprised to... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2015
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Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4AT, England
+44 1226 790270
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

Lovely stroll round the estate including the beautiful and fragrant walled garden. Even the rain couldn't spoil the spectacular views of the grounds and surrounding fields. We went and saw the costumes from Downtown Abbey and enjoyed free entrance into the house to see them...More

Thank ivebeenonholiday
Reviewed 17 July 2015

We have just enjoyed a delightful afternoon at Cannon Hall. When we arrived we were surprised to see that there was a Downton Abbey Exhibition of clothes worn by the characters in the television series. It was free entry. The outfits were attractively displayed on...More

1  Thank englandcarole
Reviewed 17 July 2015

I like the place and worth the visit. The farm part is a bit pricey - kids enjoyed more than I did but maybe that's just a feature of relative age. Probably will spend another visit but only to the Hall Museum next time. The...More

Thank Clydeview2014
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Since last review (2013) the Hall has gone through some changes and there are now clever information boards throughout - much needed and much better for it! Well done Barnsley Council. In addition currently there are many of the original costumes from the Downton Abbey...More

Thank PaulBYorkshire
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I love Cannon Hall Museum and the whole estate. They have done so much for families, elderly and disabled and anyone that visits. It is exciting, warm and friendly and there is something for every one to enjoy. The Museum is always so interesting and...More

Thank santishirl
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The last time we thought we would have a look round Cannon Hall it was closed during the winter. This time it was open and we fully enjoyed our selves. The Moorcroft was very interesting and informative as was many of the the other exhibits....More

1  Thank davidjb1
Reviewed 6 July 2015

I have been working with Barnsley council to make special arrangements to attend an event as part of their Downton experience. Being a wheelchair user makes this venue challenging. But i have to say that working with Carole Wickham from the council made it possible...More

Thank paperlace1
Reviewed 4 July 2015

A great full day out especially if you have kids. I love Cannon Hall Museum and Park, because its value for money. Good experience real heritage in the shape of the museum, beautiful sweeping landscapes, which takes on a new dimension each season and a...More

1  Thank Craig H
Reviewed 1 July 2015

A superb place to visit for a cheap day out for all the family- not many of these to go to these days.

Thank JanT1234
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

We have visited here many times. We often have coffee and cakes, this time I had a super jacket potato which was very large stuffed with tuna and I also ordered a portion of baked beans. The salad served with it had a tasty dressing....More

Thank discerning_critic_11
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Carol L
When does the Hall open, what are the opening hours?
22 June 2017|
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Response from Charlotte C |
Opening hours are as follows: Museum opening hours: February Half Term to October Tuesday to Sunday, 11am to 4pm November to 24th December Thursday to Sunday, 11pm to 4pm December 24th to January 22nd Closed January... More
Carol L
Is it disabled friendly?
22 June 2017|
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Response from Colin D | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is however it a walk to the house.
are dogs allowed in the grounds?
5 April 2017|
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Response from acswift2016 | Reviewed this property |
they are allowed but make sure you have a lead also they have some kennels to leave dog in whilst you visit the café and shops