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Here is a list of books for Barnsley that you may find useful.

If you plan to travel to Barnsley you may be interested in some guide books and travel books that will help you plan your stay in Barnsley and to find your way around. Click on any book for more information or to buy.



Barnsley books: Maps

Barnsley Midi (AA Street by Street)
Barnsley Midi (AA Street by Street)

"Street by Street Barnsley Midi" has been fully updated with a stylish new cover design, in a handy glovebox size. Quick to navigate and easy-to-use, the maps clearly show AA recommended restaurants, pubs, hotels, one-way streets and car parks. Featuring a clever use of colour to ensure they can be read under street lighting, and National Grid referencing, the "Street by Street Barnsley Midi" map is all you need to keep you on the move.

Price: £3.19

Publication: Paperback (28 Feb 2008)

Barnsley Midi (AA Street by Street)   Barnsley Midi (AA Street by Street)


Barnsley Street Atlas (A-Z Street Maps & Atlases)
Barnsley Street Atlas (A-Z Street Maps & Atlases)

48 pages.
Publisher: Geographers' A-Z Map Co Ltd; 3rd edition edition
Product Dimensions: 20.6 x 14.4 x 0.8 cm

This street atlas of Barnsley contains 28 pages of coloured street mapping with coverage extending to:

Darton
Royston
Shafton
Grimethorpe
Thurnscoe
Dearne
Wombwell
Brampton
Hoyland
Pilley
Penistone
Dodworth
Cawthorne
Postcode districts, one-way streets and safety camera locations with their maximum speed limit are featured on the mapping. The index section lists streets, selected flats, walkways and places of interest, place and area names, railway stations, hospitals and hospices covered by the atlas.

Price: £3.95

Publication: 4 Jun 2009

Barnsley Street Atlas (A-Z Street Maps & Atlases)   Barnsley Street Atlas (A-Z Street Maps & Atlases)


Explorer 278 ~ The Outstanding All Weather Map
Explorer 278 ~ The Outstanding All Weather Map

Publisher: Outstanding Map Distributors Ltd.
The map is supplied in a specially overprinted, triple-purpose, transparent plastic wallet, which:- A) Is tough, protective, and also helps to compact your map in its folded state. B) Has an overprinted 360 degree protractor style bearing-finder; to overlay onto your map. When used in conjunction with any compass, it easily enables you to calculate the exact bearing of any location on the map from your viewpoint. C) Two walking distance rules, one in miles and another in kilometres, when placed over the mapping give you an at-a-glance distance measurement (as the crow flies) between chosen points on the mapping up to 6km apart. This map may even come in handy in an unexpected downpour!

Price: £14.99

Publication: Map (2009)

Explorer 278 ~ The Outstanding All Weather Map   Explorer 278 ~ The Outstanding All Weather Map


Sheffield and Barnsley (OS Explorer Map Active)
Sheffield and Barnsley (OS Explorer Map Active)

Publisher: Ordnance Survey; A2 edition
Product Dimensions: 23 x 13.2 x 2.4 cm

OS Explorer Map is the Ordnance Survey's most detailed map and is recommended for anyone enjoying outdoor activities such as walking, horse riding and off-road cycling. The series provides complete GB coverage and can now be used in all weathers thanks to OS Explorer Map - Active, a tough, versatile version of the OS Explorer Map.

Price: £12.02

Publication: Folded Map (8 Dec 2008)

Sheffield and Barnsley (OS Explorer Map Active)   Sheffield and Barnsley (OS Explorer Map Active)


Sheffield and Barnsley (OS Explorer Map)
Sheffield and Barnsley (OS Explorer Map)

Publisher: Ordnance Survey; A2 edition
Product Dimensions: 22.5 x 12.6 x 1.8 cm

OS Explorer Map is the Ordnance Survey's most detailed map and is recommended for anyone enjoying outdoor activities like walking, horse riding and off-road cycling. Providing complete GB coverage the series details essential information such as youth hostels, pubs and visitor information as well as rights of way, permissive paths and bridleways.

Price: £5.99

Publication: Folded Map (8 Dec 2008)

Sheffield and Barnsley (OS Explorer Map)   Sheffield and Barnsley (OS Explorer Map)


Sheffield, Doncaster, Rotherham, Barnsley and Thorne (OS Landranger Map Active)
Sheffield, Doncaster, Rotherham, Barnsley and Thorne (OS Landranger Map Active)

Tough, durable and weatherproof, this title features maps that are covered in a lightweight protective plastic coating that can be written on, so that your favourite routes can be easily highlighted.

Price: £11.30

Publication: (16 April 2012)

Sheffield, Doncaster, Rotherham, Barnsley and Thorne (OS Landranger Map Active)   Sheffield, Doncaster, Rotherham, Barnsley and Thorne (OS Landranger Map Active)


Barnsley books: History & Heritage

Barnsley: Webster's Timeline History, 1154 - 2007
Barnsley: Webster's Timeline History, 1154 - 2007

By Philip M. Parker. 96 pages.
Publisher: ICON Group International, Inc.

Proceeds from this book are used to expand the content and coverage of Webster's Online Dictionary.

Price: £17.95

Publication: Paperback (3 Jun 2008)

Barnsley: Webster's Timeline History, 1154 - 2007   Barnsley: Webster's Timeline History, 1154 - 2007


Barnsley books: Walking and Tours

Walking South Yorkshire: 30 Circular Walks Exploring the Ancient Woodland Around Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley
Walking South Yorkshire: 30 Circular Walks Exploring the Ancient Woodland Around Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley

By Rob Haslam. 156 pages.
Publisher: Vertebrate Graphics Ltd

A collection of 30 circular walks, between 2 and 8 miles (3 and 13 km) in length, that explore the ancient woodland and rural visitor attractions around Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley. Attractions visited include: Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wentworth Castle Gardens, Stainborough Park, Cannon Hall Museum, Old Moor RSPB Reserve, Monk Bretton Priory, Elsecar Heritage Centre, Worsbrough Mill, Rockley Blast Furnace, Wentworth Woodhouse, the Waterloo Pottery Kiln, Catcliffe Glass Cone, Graves Park Animal Farm, Roche Abbey and the Chesterfield Canal. Written by a local walker, each walk features detailed route directions, combined with a thorough insight into the county's rich, yet little-known, heritage of ancient woodland. All walks can be reached by public transport from Sheffield, Meadowhall, Rotherham and Barnsley, feature Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps and information on public transport, car parking, history, refreshments and terrain.

Price: £9.60

Publication: Paperback (1 Jun 2010)

Walking South Yorkshire: 30 Circular Walks Exploring the Ancient Woodland Around Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley   Walking South Yorkshire: 30 Circular Walks Exploring the Ancient Woodland Around Sheffield, Rotherham and Barnsley


Barnsley books: General Interest

Sheffield & Doncaster, Rotherham, Barnsley & Thorne OS Landranger Map 111
Sheffield & Doncaster, Rotherham, Barnsley & Thorne OS Landranger Map 111

Publisher: Ordnance Survey; C2/ edition


Price: £4.99

Publication: Map (17 Aug 2009)

Sheffield & Doncaster, Rotherham, Barnsley & Thorne OS Landranger Map 111   Sheffield & Doncaster, Rotherham, Barnsley & Thorne OS Landranger Map 111


Aspects of Barnsley: v. 1: Discovering Local History
Aspects of Barnsley: v. 1: Discovering Local History

By Brian Elliott. 256 pages.
Publisher: Wharncliffe Books (1 Dec 1993)

This is a collection of independently-penned studies and features relating to the town and surrounding district it may be the precursor of a series of books giving local writers an opportunity to present their work in the public domain. Enthusiasm for local and family history continues to grow, archives, record offices and local studies libraries never before. Barnsley not only reflects a varied history but also some of the special interests, research methods and personal backgrounds of its authors.

Price: £8.48

Publication: Paperback (1 Dec 1993)

Aspects of Barnsley: v. 1: Discovering Local History   Aspects of Barnsley: v. 1: Discovering Local History


Barnsley's Best: The Definitive Guide to the Towns Top Sportsmen and Women
Barnsley's Best: The Definitive Guide to the Towns Top Sportsmen and Women

The aim of this book is to promote the many sportsmen and women from Barnsley who, owing to the fact that they were born in a small, northern industrial town, have not received the recognition they deserve. Many of those selected have enjoyed success on both a national aninternational level, in fields as diverse as football, cricket, swimming and weightlifting. But this is not just a statistical review of the many sporting achievements of the town, it also explores how and why our stars picked up their first cricket bat, or kicked their first football. In short, it offers a unique insight into the triumphs, failures, inspirations and sacrifices of Barnsley s best. Includes; Football - Mick McCarthy,Tommy Taylor, David Hirst, Gordon West, Brian Greenhoff, George Raynor. Cricket - Darren Gough, Katherine Brunt, Martyn Moxon, Norman Yardley, Johnny Wardle, Arnie Sidebottom Athletics - Dorothy Hyman, John Mayock, Arthur Rowe, Sam Ellis, Angela Thorp, Luke Cutts, Joslyn Hoyte-Smith, Boxing - Chris Saunders, Billy Thompson. Swimming - James Kirton, Plus many more!

Price: £9.21

Publication: Paperback (21 Oct 2010)

Barnsley's Best: The Definitive Guide to the Towns Top Sportsmen and Women   Barnsley's Best: The Definitive Guide to the Towns Top Sportsmen and Women


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