Barnsley Markets

Changes due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Our markets have now reopened. All traders, both indoor and outdoor, have carried out assessments ensuring the safety of customers and staff and are now open again on a 4 day week. The Markets are open Wednesday to Saturday 8.30am to 3pm. Individual traders opening times may vary. Please contact the Markets Office for more information on 01226 772239.

Shoppers are encouraged to visit alone and to adhere to social distancing throughout the market. Shopping visits should be carried out as quickly as possible to allow other shoppers to come into the market and to shop and support the traders. There will be no seating available in the market and hand sanitisation stations are available inside and outside.

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Your questions answered

Visit our markets

You'll find our award-winning, lively and historic market in the heart of the town centre. Trading since the 13th century, it's one of the largest markets in the North of England with over 100 stalls and includes a fantastic Market Kitchen. Goldthorpe, Hoyland, Penistone and Wombwell also have their own vibrant local markets.

Become a trader

Market trading is a great way to launch a new business or expand your existing one. Our staff can help you with ideas and get you set up in the market that's right for you.

More about trading

To ask about markets

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Getting here

It's easy to get here by car, train and bus. There's a range of parking options, including pay and display, on-street and free parking. 

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Group visits

We welcome visitors who want to come as part of a group. Book ahead for an experience tailored to your needs.

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News and events

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