Things to do in Penistone

Things to do in Penistone

Penistone is surrounded by beautiful and historic countryside with many walks and routes to enjoy, most of which are in sight of the town’s viaduct - its pride and joy. Inside the town centre you will find a thriving market and myriad independent shops, no wonder it is one of the principal towns in Barnsley district

Grab a bite or stay for dinner in Penistone

If you’re planning a flying visit or a prolonged stay, you will need somewhere to eat first and foremost. There are some great spots to enjoy.

Arthouse Cafe

Experience the finer points of local culture in this charming cafe and gallery; a family run business that is ever expanding in popularity. They pride themselves on using only locally sourced ingredients for their all day breakfast and deli.

The New Inn

As the name suggests, this newly refurbished inn has recently reopened its doors and is welcoming customers with fine service and finer meals, washed down with a variety of contemporary and traditional beverages.

The Vault Bistro and Speakeasy

Nothing is kept behind lock and key in this vault - their doors are wide open and the only thing you’ll find inside is a delightful evening of good food and excellent drinks. Meals are served on the ground floor, with a clandestine cocktail bar below packing an array of signature drinks.

Find a perfect gift or souvenir at these independent shops

All Is Good

All is indeed good at this remarkable mixed store; serving as both an eco-shop with refills for all manner of consumable goods, as well as a deli stocked with a variety of delicious foods - from local cheeses to home baked breads and a sinful range of cakes and tarts. If that wasn’t enough, they also provide a selection of gifts - all environmentally friendly - to take home.

Nine A Ladieswear

Perfect for the ladies in need of spicing up their wardrobe, this well established fashion boutique  offers a selection of individually picked, high-quality styles. From elegant dresses, to laid back lounge & every day wear.

Hallmark Cards and Gifts Penistone

Take home a gift for a loved one and a card to go along with it, the folks over are Hallmark Cards are determined to help you find the perfect item.

Bring along your furry friends

Naturally For Dogs

Leaving your dog outside while you explore all these delicious diners and cafes doesn’t seem fair, so treat your hungry companion to this specialist dog-deli!

With a host of tasty treats and meals intended to delight their doggy senses while maintaining their good health.

Pride & Groom Pet Shop and Grooming Salon

Pride and Groom is here for your pride and joy, providing a safe and above all comfortable grooming experience for all your beloved pets - not just dogs - who are treated to toys and affection before and after their wash and trim with a no-cage guarantee.

Wentworth Park

An excellent place to go with or without your dog in tow, this wide and open green is lined with trees and is adjacent to the town’s famous viaduct - a stunning view which makes for a perfect background for a picnic or photoshoot, bonus points if you catch a train crossing!

See what else Penistone has to offer

Jolly Tots Soft Play

Here’s one for the kids; the perfect place to let off steam in a safe and stimulating environment with nearby seating for parents to relax while they monitor the little ones.

Penistone Leisure Centre

Get in shape at the gym or come with the kids for some roller skating lessons, they also hold dance classes and the main space is available for hiring out for birthday parties. Affordable prices and excellent teachers with a close-knit community spirit.

A lot can come in a small package, and Penistone proves exactly that. Hope you enjoyed our guide to great shops and things to do for your next visit into this bustling little town. You can browse, book, buy and click and collect from Penistone on

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