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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…
Recent Locke Park events
Two hour fun bootcamp run by Barno Bootcamp for Macmillan cancer support on 17 November
Bonfire and Fireworks organised by Barnsley Round Table. 2 Nov.
Did you have a spooky walk at Halloween in Locke Park run by Needy Paws : 31 October . Thanks to Jacob and the Spooks!
Team Active and ParkRun
10k Charity Charge: 27 October.
Car boot sale: 14 Sept.
Funfair: 29 Aug to 2 Sept.
Locke Park Summer Gala on Sunday 11 August 2013
Playday: 7 August 2013
Classic Car event, Sunday 9 June run by Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club & Friends of Locke Park
Amazing views from Locke Park Tower!
Barnsley folk are visiting Locke Park Tower in large numbers on the first Sunday of each month
If you are one of them and want to share your experience visit our views page.
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 -
Friends of Cooper Gallery visit Locke Park
A group of Friends of the Cooper Gallery had a tour of Locke Park on the evening of Wednesday 14 August, looking at the special trees and monuments and hearing about the park’s history from FOLP members.
Locke Park Summer Gala
This year’s Locke Park Summer Gala was even bigger and better than before! Craft stalls, live music, a fun fair and more.
Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club brought their classic cars along and Royston Animal Welfare ran a fun dog show. There was live music from Dodworth Brass Band, performances from majorettes and Irish dancers, a fun fair, craft stalls, birds of prey, a dance competition and more!
All proceeds go towards improving the children's play areas within the park and towards further restoration of Locke Park Tower.
Opening ceremony for Locke Park Tower
Locke Park Tower was opened on 14 September 2013 by the Mayor Cllr Ken Richardson and David Allen, Chair of Friends of Locke Park
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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
Friends of Locke Park
A special Fireworks Display held on Saturday 2 November to celebrate 21 years of Barnsley Round Table bonfire and fireworks displays in Locke Park.
For more details see Locke Park Bonfire facebook
Bonfire & Fireworks in Locke Park
Next Locke Park events…
Xmas event Sun 8 December from 12 noon to 4 o’clock.
Tower open from 2 to 4pm.
Mural in Locke Park Cafe
Horizon College students have produced a fantastic mural inspired by Locke Park. It’s on display at Locke Park Café. Have a look next time you are there. It’s really great! Many thanks.
Get to Locke Park on foot from Park Road. You can get a bus to Park Road.
Locke Park car park is off Keresforth Hall Road, S70 6NF -