Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club have a gala and classic car rally in Locke Park on Sunday 14 August. Cars for the rally will be arriving from 9.30am for the day. Everyone will be welcome from 11 am with the gala kicking off from 12 noon.
There are … *classic cars and vehicles * fun fair and rides *craft and other stalls, and * Dodworth Colliery brass band playing between 2pm and 4 pm.
The Fun Dog Show is now cancelled due to the forecast high temperatures.
Locke Park cafe will be open with other refreshment stalls.
Friends of Locke Park opening the Tower for visits from 12 until 2pm.
People coming to Locke Park for the play area, cafe or a walk, can park in the normal car park in Keresforth Hall Road, post code S70 6NF
Visitors in cars for the gala and classic car show should also come to the Keresforth Hall Road entrance, post code S70 6NF, and will be shown where to park. It’s just £2 for parking.
YTCC classic cars and stall holders will drive into the park using the gated entrance further along Keresforth Hall Road, post code S70 6NL.
Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club have a classic car rally in Locke Park on Sunday 8 August. It’s a YTCC classic car show with no other activities or stalls. Cars for the rally will be arriving from 9.30am for the day.
People coming to Locke Park in the usual way for the play area, cafe or a walk can park in the normal car park at the beginning of Keresforth Hall Road.
YTCC members and visitors for the rally will drive into the park using the gated entrance further along Keresforth Hall Road.
The junior parkrun is not taking place on this day.
A new, very popular, and still changing, addition to Locke Park. A little more to do once the weather is a bit warmer. The images are based on the films Labyrinth and Dark Crystal and then there’s a fairy garden too! Lots to spot!
Cancellation of events. As a result of Covid-19 virus regulations, we have cancelled the events that Friends of Locke Park usually runs and we are not opening Locke Park Tower until further notice. We are very sorry about this but everyone’s health and wellbeing has to be our priority. Watch out for events returning -once it’s safe to do so.
Locke Park has remained open throughout for everyone to enjoy. Locke Park café is open with tables outside and the play equipment areas are in use again. However it’s important for us all to keep social distance and follow other guidance to keep everyone safe.
Your views. Friends of Locke Park are working with Barnsley Council Parks Team on a bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund for improvements to Locke Park.
This will be the first part of a longer term plan to preserve Locke Park’s heritage, improve its environment and facilities, and make it an even better place to visit.
We need your help: we want to know what you think about Locke Park whether you are a regular visitor or have never been there before – please take a few moments to complete our survey. We are really keen to hear your suggestions and ideas for practical improvements.
Locke Park. There are 47 acres of Barnsley’s Locke Park, only a mile from Barnsley’s town centre, with gardens, trees and open grass, historic tower and bandstand, bowling greens, games and play areas, 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, get exercise, enjoy the views and heritage, and have a good time.
Get to Locke Park on foot from Park Road. 44 & 43 buses stop on Park Road near the entrances. The Car Park is off Keresforth Hall Road, S70 6NF, – just follow the signs.