Cannon Hall Farm

, in Barnsley

Address: Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 4AT

Phone: +44 01226 790427


Cannon Hall Farm is a large, family run, farm attraction. Sitting in the rolling Pennine foothills, it’s home to hundreds of animals, waiting to welcome you to a world of animal magic. The farm features one of the biggest and best equipped playgrounds in the north of England and the largest tube maze in Europe.

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Nestled in the picturesque Pennine foothills, Cannon Hall Farm offers a captivating experience for visitors of all ages. This family-run farm attraction is bustling with animal magic, featuring one of the largest and most engaging playgrounds in Northern England and the biggest tube maze in Europe.

Address and Contact Details

  • Address: Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 4AT
  • Phone: +44 01226 790427
  • Email:

Animal Attractions

Cannon Hall Farm is home to a diverse array of animals, with hundreds of lambs, goat kids, and piglets born each year, ensuring there’s always something new to see:

  • Highland cattle calves, llamas, donkeys, ponies, and occasionally baby wallabies.
  • Baby rabbits, guinea pigs, and potentially hatching chicks for those tiny animal encounters.

Events and Activities

The farm hosts a variety of special events throughout the year, engaging visitors with unique and fun-filled experiences:

  • Sheep racing during the school summer holidays.
  • Halloween pumpkin carving event.
  • Lambing live in the spring.

Farm Shop and Delicacies

Recognized as one of the best farm shops, Cannon Hall Farm offers an array of Yorkshire produce and international food items:

  • Butchery Counter: Home-produced beef, pork, and lamb, along with over twenty varieties of sausage.
  • Deli Counter: Homemade pork pies, bread baked daily on-site, a wide selection of cooked meats, cheeses, salamis, and olives, featuring ingredients from around the world.

Dining Experience

The spacious tearoom, with seating for 240 and additional outdoor space, serves high-quality home-cooked food at reasonable prices, highlighting sausages and dry-cured bacon from the farm shop.

Gift Shop

A wide range of farm-related toys, gifts, and souvenirs are available, perfect for taking home a piece of Cannon Hall Farm.

Future Developments

Cannon Hall Farm has ambitious plans for the future, with at least £3 million of investment planned for the coming years. Visitors are encouraged to stay connected via Facebook or Twitter for the latest updates.

Cannon Hall Farm represents the ideal destination for a family day out, where unforgettable childhood memories are waiting to be made in the heart of South Yorkshire.

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  • White Rose Awards 2011
  • White Rose Awards 2012
  • White Rose Awards 2018

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