Penistone – Is an old market town at the heart of an agricultural area dating back to 1066, whose market charter was granted in 1699. Famous for its livestock market where cattle, sheep and horses were auctioned in the streets. In the past Penistone was better known for its breed of sheep, named after the town. Nowadays Penistone has a great selection of shops, cafes and restaurants to offer. Along with some stunning walks allowing you to take in the scenery of the gorgeous South Yorkshire Countryside. Running through Penistone is the trans Pennine trail, which is a multifunctional trail in the UK. It stretches for 215 miles, from Southport on the west cost to Hornsea on the East coast taking in the Peak District National Park.
Penistone Paramount Cinema. The Penistone Paramount Cinema in Penistone is dripping with historical charm, having been built in 1914. Still with its traditional characteristics it offers a selection of films and live shows to watch. With a half time interval, allowing you to get a drink form the bar or purchase a ice cream, what’s not to love?
Cannon Hall Farm – in Barnsley is so much more than a farm attraction! Each year they host a wide variety of different events with something designed to delight all age groups. Not only that – Cannon Hall Farm is officially the best family day out in Yorkshire after being named Best Large Visitor Attraction in the White Rose Awards. Set against stunning scenery there are a range of farm attractions and races, huge outdoor and indoor play areas an award-winning farm shop and a delightful restaurant onsite Cannon Hall Farm is definitely worth a visit.
Peak District National Park – offers breath-taking scenery, walks, cycling, and opportunities for families, groups and work colleagues to share outdoor experiences together. From the high, moorland plateaus in the north, to the steep-sided, deep dales and rolling green hills in the south of the area, the Peak District & Derbyshire has just about any landscape you can imagine in Britain, making it one of the finest areas in the country. Add in the picturesque villages and bustling market towns, and the Peak District will soon become one of your favourite destinations!
Holmfirth. Just over ten minutes away is the picturesque town of Holmfirth, nestled in the stunning Holme Valley, in Huddersfield. This picture-postcard town is popular with walkers and wildlife lovers, and has a series of charming country pubs, cafes and shops. Think it looks familiar? Holmfirth is the renowned location of the TV classic Last of the Summer Wine – and those who were fans of the show can visit Sid’s Cafe and go on the fabulous Summer Wine Magic Tour. Quieter visits exploring the cobbles are lovely days spent in Holmfirth; for those who seek culture, there are often artistic events, live music at the Picturedrome and craft events to snap up a unusual bargain.