Elsecar Heritage Centre

The Elsecar Heritage Centre is an Antique, History and Craft Centre set in the attractive conservation village of Elsecar, the Centre is located within the former ironworks and colliery workshops of the Earls Fitzwilliam. Restored buildings now house an antique centre, individual craft and business workshops, the Living History Centre and Building 21, a multi purpose exhibition hall, which holds events most weekends ranging from Antique Fairs to Dog Shows. The Centre also features the Elsecar Railways and the world famous Newcomen Beam Engine. Site open 10am-5pm daily. Free entry to site and free car parking. (Admission prices may be applicable for some events and attractions). Sign posted off the M1 at J36.

Further information and events leaflet tel: 01226 740203.

Contact Information

Email: elsecarheritagecentre@barnsley.gov.uk

Phone: 01226 740203

Website: http://www.elsecar-heritage.com/


Elsecar Heritage Centre

Wath Road



South Yorkshire

S74 8HU

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Opening Times

Elsecar workshops are open all year round. Monday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm Please note that individual shops and businesses within Elsecar Heritage Centre have varying opening times. 11am opening on the first Monday of every month.



By Road:
From M1, jct 36 follow Brown Heritage Centre signs, is a 10-minute drive from motorway. Alternatively from A1 follow A635 towards Barnsley until you reach Dearne Valley Parkway and then follow the Brown Heritage signs.

By Public Transport:
Ten minutes walk. Turn right out of Elsecar Train Station, and follow Wath Road, down the hill, until you reach the Heritage Centre at the bottom of the road, next to the Market Inn public house.

Useful Information:

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Picnic site
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired