Elsecar is situated 2 miles from J36 of the M1.approximately 8 miles south of Barnsley, 12 miles north of Sheffield, 8 miles north of Rotherham and some 12 miles west of Doncaster. A map is available
The village is well served by regular trains from Sheffield (20 mins) and Barnsley (10 mins) (on average three trains per hour) with hourly services to Leeds, Wakefield and Huddersfield.
If using the M1 then leave the motorway at junction 36 (A61) and merely follow the brown 'Elsecar Heritage centre' or the yellow 'Yorkshire Discovery Trails' signs. Take the A61 (Barnsley south) exit from the motorway roundabout, the third exit from the next roundabout - signposted 'Hoyland'. Continue for approx 500 yards to the traffic lights and proceed straight ahead. After about 1 mile turn left immediately under the railway bridge. This is Broad Carr lane. Take the second right turning after about 500 yards onto Armroyd Lane and proceed to the T junction at the end - approx 400 yards. The Milton Arms is on the left . Turn right onto Fitzwilliam Street and Old bank House (No. 85) is approx 100 yards on the right hand side. Park in the yard at the rear of the building.
By train to Elsecar station
Leave the station and you are on Hill Street. Turn right down the Hill and after about 200 yards it becomes Fitzwilliam Street. Continue on the right hand side of the road - past the Milton Arms to No 85. Total walking time approx 7 minutes. OR give us a ring and we'll come and get you if you don't like walking or it's raining!
For more information email
Tel. +44 (0) 1226 747960 - Mob. +44 (0) 77794 000 132
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