Friends of Locke Park

Locke Park

There are 47 acres of Barnsley’s Locke Park only a mile from Barnsley’s town centre, with gardens, wooded and open grass areas, an historic tower, a children’s play area, bowling greens and a café.

Come to the park to have walks and have picnics, take your children to the play area, meet up with friends, visit the café, play games, enjoy the views and heritage, and have a good time.  For directions…

Next Locke Park events…

Locke Park Easter Event
Sunday 20 April 12 - 4 pm

News on News and Views, Facebook, and Twitter.

Mural in Locke Park Cafe  

A fantastic mural inspired by Locke Park. produced by Horizon College students. It’s on display at Locke Park Café.

Get to Locke Park on foot from Park Road.  Buses 44 and 43  stop in Park Road.  Car Park is off Keresforth Hall Road, S70 6NF -follow signs.

Easter event on Sunday 20 April
12 noon to 4 pm

Summer Gala on Sunday 10 August run by Friends of Locke Park

Bowling Club

Would you like a little gentle exercise and some friendly company? Then the bowling club is for you. If you would like to give it a go bowls and helpful instruction are available.  Contact Friends of Locke Park and we will pass your details on  - or visit the greens and make yourself known

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Email us: info@friends

If you have a picture or news for our website

Getting to Locke Park …

On foot: You can enter Locke Park on foot  from Park Road or from Keresforth Hall Road up from the former Bush Inn and from Worsbrough Common via Racecommon Lane.

By bus: number 44 and 43 buses from Barnsley town centre stop outside Locke Park near the Park Road entrance.

By Car: The Locke Park car park is on Keresforth Hall Road, signed from the Traffic Lights on Park Road.  Sat Nav Code: S70 6NF

Bonfire and Fireworks on Saturday in early November run by Barnsley Round Table

Locke Park’s Christmas event on Sunday 7th December

Next car boot sale on Saturday 13 September 10 am to 2 pm.

Friends of Locke Park

Classic Car event on Sunday 8 June run by Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club and Friends of Locke Park

Locke Park’s neighbours at St Edwards are hosting a Barnsley CAMRA Real Ale festival on Friday 11 and Saturday 12  July.

Note the change of date from that  advertised




Rainbow Run on Sunday 18 May run by Barnsley Hospital Charity

Coming Up!

Friends of Locke Park open Locke Park Tower for visits on the first Sunday of each month, from 2 to 4 pm.

Locke Park Tower open:

at the Easter event

and on Sunday 4 April from 2pm until 4pm.

12 noon to 4 pm
Download poster here
Tower open - if sufficient volunteers - 2pm to 4pm

Easter holiday drop-in play activities for children aged 8-16

Monday 14 to Friday 25 April
(Not Good Friday/Easter Monday)
11 am to 3 pm

All sessions free

Children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Laikin’ out @ Locke Park

Games/informal sports, creative play and more …

- Easter egg hunt
- Easter bonnets
- Face painting
- Craft stalls

For more information
Download poster
Or phone
01226 773250