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Golfing at Barnsley

August 05, 2019

Named the number 1 golf course in Georgia—and number 21 in the entire country—by Golf Advisor, Barnsley Resort’s Jim Fazio-designed course offers golfing enthusiasts nearly 400 acres of pristine playing green amid gorgeous lakes, gardens, and woodlands.

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Golfing at Barnsley

August 05, 2019

Named the number 1 golf course in Georgia—and number 21 in the entire country—by Golf Advisor, Barnsley Resort’s Jim Fazio-designed course offers golfing enthusiasts nearly 400 acres of pristine playing green amid gorgeous lakes, gardens, and woodlands. Players often remark on the outstanding collection of par 3s, with one golf pro quipping simply that our course confers a “beautiful challenge” (we couldn’t have said it better). Strategic elevation changes ensure the course both poses an invigorating game for seasoned golfers and blends seamlessly into the breathtaking countryside, making every outing a unique opportunity to commune with nature. Interested in taking your skills to the next level? If you’re looking to improve your swing, consider taking private lessons with one of our professional golf instructors, or schedule a club fitting. The course is also available for tournaments. And don't forget, members enjoy additional perks, including unlimited golf with cart, unlimited use of our practice facility, special guest rates, 30-day advance tee times, and much more. For full details on all the advantages of becoming a member, contact our Membership Coordinator at 770.773.7480.

Barnsley’s Fairytale Villa

July 01, 2019

An oasis of Southern splendor, Barnsley Resort is the perfect getaway destination for the elite traveler who loves a mix of the rustic and the refined. 

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Barnsley’s Fairytale Villa

July 01, 2019

An oasis of Southern splendor, Barnsley Resort is the perfect getaway destination for the elite traveler who loves a mix of the rustic and the refined. Not only will you have the opportunity to indulge in the region’s finest horseback riding, golfing, shooting, and hiking, you’ll also be invited to tour the remnants of the regal 19th-century manor house that Godfrey Barnsley built for his beloved wife Julia. The Manor House Ruins (originally known as Woodlands) is an Italianate villa that seems lifted right out of a fairytale. Lush greenery grows along the exterior and interior villa walls (the roof was completely removed by a tornado in 1906) and the Barnsley Museum, situated in the home’s once bustling kitchen wing, presents guests with a fascinating combination of Barnsley Family memorabilia and other historical artifacts. The Manor House Ruins and Museum are open almost every day from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Guests of the resort enjoy complimentary admission.

Barnsley’s Spectacular Independence Day Weekend Special

June 03, 2019

It was a hot, muggy summer’s day in Philadelphia when representatives of the Second Continental Congress approved the document that would officially declare the birth of a new nation. Now, almost two-and-a-half centuries later, Barnsley Resort invites you to celebrate this Declaration of Independence with us as we also continue to celebrate our own 20th year as North Georgia’s most elite travel destination. 

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Barnsley’s Spectacular Independence Day Weekend Special

June 03, 2019

It was a hot, muggy summer’s day in Philadelphia when representatives of the Second Continental Congress approved the document that would officially declare the birth of a new nation. Now, almost two-and-a-half centuries later, Barnsley Resort invites you to celebrate this Declaration of Independence with us as we also continue to celebrate our own 20th year as North Georgia’s most elite travel destination. From July 4 – 7, Barnsley will host an Independence Day Weekend with exciting events and fun activities for the whole family. Festivities begin at 9:15 P.M. on Thursday, July 4, with a scintillating sparkler salute, followed by the screening of a patriotic film favorite under the stars. Complimentary popcorn, candy, and lawn chairs will be provided. After a good night’s rest in your luxurious Barnsley accommodations, you’ll have the opportunity to learn the basics of canoeing and kayaking from friendly, expert staff on our tranquil 10-acre lake. Then it’s off to the Beer Garden for lunch and bicycle decorating to prepare for the Independence Day bicycle parade through Barnsley Village. (Though a limited number of resort bicycles will be available, guests are encouraged to bring their own if possible.) Dinner for the evening will consist of a classic American barbecue buffet accompanied by live musical entertainment and culminating in a spectacular fireworks show. For more details on Barnsley’s Independence Day Weekend Special, check out the official special offers page here.

A Family-Friendly Summer at Barnsley Resort

May 06, 2019

As the days grow longer and warmer, and the end of the school year approaches, families across the South are pondering that all-important summertime question: Where shall we travel? Barnsley Resort is the quintessential family summer vacation spot for so many reasons.

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A Family-Friendly Summer at Barnsley Resort

May 06, 2019

As the days grow longer and warmer, and the end of the school year approaches, families across the South are pondering that all-important summertime question: Where shall we travel? Barnsley Resort is the quintessential family summer vacation spot for so many reasons. At our vast North Georgia resort, kids love to romp through the garden maze, and your teens will be thrilled to try their hand at disc golf, paintball, clay shooting, and horseback riding. For family-friendly lawn games, we have croquet, horseshoes, and ladder ball, plus our dedicated bocce ball courts. Activities on the water include kayaking, canoeing, and fishing, or opt to beat the heat with a refreshing dip in the pool that overlooks our world-class golf course. If you’re a golf enthusiast eager to refine your skills, we’d be happy to pair you with one of our professional instructors for a personalized lesson out on the green. Then, in the evenings, the whole family can gather together to roast s'mores over the fire pit (all s’mores supplies, including sticks, are provided each night of your stay). Barnsley also offers a variety of specialty travel packages to cater to guests’ particular interests. For especially active families, we recommend the Freedom to Explore, Aim High, and Stay & Play Packages. New parents and parents-to-be should check out our Oh Baby! Package, which includes luxurious accommodations, complimentary breakfast for two at Woodlands Grill, a $150 spa credit, and some very special gifts to help you care for the newest traveler in your family.

Celebrate Mom’s Special Day at Barnsley Resort

April 01, 2019

From May 1st through the 24th, you can treat mom to an unforgettable getaway with our Mother’s Day Special. This limited-time package promises not only a reduced nightly room rate, but also a $50 activity credit for each night booked. 

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Celebrate Mom’s Special Day at Barnsley Resort

April 01, 2019

From May 1st through the 24th, you can treat mom to an unforgettable getaway with our Mother’s Day Special. This limited-time package promises not only a reduced nightly room rate, but also a $50 activity credit for each night booked. What kinds of activities, you ask? At Barnsley, we have something to suit every taste. Take a peaceful stroll through pristine woodlands on our extensive nature trails, or power your way along the more challenging hiking paths. Explore the stately Barnsley Manor House Ruins during a trail ride on one of our horses; enjoy a scenic canoe ride on the lake; treat mom to lessons at the Golf School or one-on-one instruction at the Beretta Shooting Grounds by High Adventure Company; or opt for the ultimate indulgence, a day at our acclaimed spa. The newly redesigned Spa at Barnsley Resort features ten tranquil treatment rooms and a spacious co-ed lounge. There are also separate lounge areas for men and women, each equipped with steam room, sauna, and lockers. Whether you’re in the mood for a massage, facial, body treatment, beauty services, or some combination of all of these, our expert wellness professionals are eager to customize a spa day suited to your unique needs. As an added bonus, every Mother’s Day package includes a special spa gift just for mom.

Savory Southern Eats at the Beer Garden

March 04, 2019

As winter gives way to spring this month, we can hardly wait to take advantage of all the wonderful outdoor activities here at Barnsley Resort and beyond.

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Savory Southern Eats at the Beer Garden

March 04, 2019

As winter gives way to spring this month, we can hardly wait to take advantage of all the wonderful outdoor activities here at Barnsley Resort and beyond. One of our favorite spots to relax on a warm spring evening, Barnsley’s Beer Garden offers guests the opportunity to enjoy delicious Southern cuisine amid the natural bucolic splendor that makes our resort Georgia’s premier vacation destination for elite travelers. Kick back with friends or family and share delicious snacks of pimento cheese, pickled okra, or boiled peanuts. If you’re looking for even heartier fare, try our southern smoked brisket sandwich, catfish po’boy, or the mouth-watering pulled pork plate. Of course, there are also over 30 craft beers on tap to quench your thirst, not to mention our famous margaritas perfect for sipping under the twinkling lights strung from tree to tree at this magical outdoor oasis.

Cultivating a Little Georgia Romance

February 04, 2019

The name Georgia derives from the ancient Greek noun meaning “farmer” and the verb meaning “to plow, till, cultivate.” With more than 3000 bucolic acres at our pristine Southern estate, Barnsley Resort is committed to cultivating the harmonious and bountiful relationship to nature our great state’s name implies.

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Cultivating a Little Georgia Romance

February 04, 2019

The name Georgia derives from the ancient Greek noun meaning “farmer” and the verb meaning “to plow, till, cultivate.” With more than 3000 bucolic acres at our pristine Southern estate, Barnsley Resort is committed to cultivating the harmonious and bountiful relationship to nature our great state’s name implies. If you’re looking for the perfect place to cultivate and celebrate that special bond with the one you love, few places can boast both the quality and range of Barnsley’s rustic splendor, from golfing, to horseback riding, to clay shooting, to hiking, from the award-winning cuisine served in the intimate space of Woodlands Grill, to the profoundly relaxing and rejuvenating wellness services at the Barnsley Spa. With our limited-time Valentine’s Day Weekend Package, you and your significant other will luxuriate for two nights on our country estate. The package includes breakfast for two each morning at Woodlands Grill, one romantic dinner at Woodlands, and another four-course feast at the Rice House. Imagine your beloved’s surprise when a sweetheart gift of chocolate truffles appears in your suite. You’ll also receive a $300 resort credit to be applied toward exciting outdoor activities and spa treatments for both individuals and couples.

Super Escape Big Game Weekend

January 29, 2019

The big game is headed to Atlanta this weekend, sure to fill the streets and city with excitement and crowds. 

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Super Escape Big Game Weekend

January 29, 2019

The big game is headed to Atlanta this weekend, sure to fill the streets and city with excitement and crowds. However, for local Atlantans who would rather sidestep the hustle and bustle, Barnsley Resort invites them to make the 3,000 acre property their headquarters for a relaxing weekend escape, just one hour northwest of the city. The limited-time Super Escape Package includes overnight accommodations, breakfast for two in Woodlands Grill, two Barnsley Resort logo tumblers, and a $100 resort credit to use for any resort activities, such as golf, clay shooting, horseback riding, spa and more. For a little bit of football fun, on Saturday February 2 at 2pm, the resort will host its Barnsley Barnyard Bowl, where the resort's cows, goats and other barnyard animals will be decked-out in their favorite football gear for their own fun game - guaranteed to make for an Instagram-worthy photo op and laughs no matter who wins. The Super Escape Package is valid for travel from Sunday, January 27 through Monday, February 4, 2019.

Relax and Renew this New Year at Barnsley Resort

January 07, 2019

As thrilling and festive as the holiday season is, the seemingly non-stop activity of Thanksgiving through New Years Day can really start to take its toll.

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Relax and Renew this New Year at Barnsley Resort

January 07, 2019

As thrilling and festive as the holiday season is, the seemingly non-stop activity of Thanksgiving through New Years Day can really start to take its toll. If you’re anything like us, you're ready for a little self-care, and that’s why we’ve put together the Relax and Renew Spa Special just for you. This limited-time offer includes overnight accommodations at our elegant Southern estate, a 50-dollar credit toward Spa services, and Barnsley’s new gLove foot treatment enhancement with any 50- or 80-minute body treatment. The one-of-a-kind body treatments available at The Spa at Barnsley include the Garden of Youth, with full-body exfoliation, plant-infused mask, and rejuvenating Pear and Green Apple Massage Soufflé; Blueberry Bliss, with exfoliating sugar scrub and detoxifying body wrap; and Herbal Cellulite Treatment, with revitalizing dry brush, soy sugar scrub, and cold stone sinus massage. Choose from these and many other elite services as part of your Relax and Renew Spa Special at Barnsley Resort.

Experience Deep Relaxation at Barnsley Resort's Newly Redesigned Spa

December 03, 2018

If you’re looking for exclusive health, wellness, and beauty services amid (and inspired by) the rustic and regal southern countryside, look no further than The Spa at Barnsley Resort. 

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Experience Deep Relaxation at Barnsley Resort's Newly Redesigned Spa

December 03, 2018

If you’re looking for exclusive health, wellness, and beauty services amid (and inspired by) the rustic and regal southern countryside, look no further than The Spa at Barnsley Resort. Our newly redesigned facilities include a luxurious communal lounge; separate relaxation areas for men and women, each of which includes lockers, sauna, and steam room; and ten private treatment rooms where you’ll enjoy the profoundly restorative services offered by our expert staff of massage therapists and estheticians. The Spa at Barnsley Resort's many exciting new services include treatments like the Garden of Youth, a full body treatment that rejuvenates your skin with a unique blend of green vegetables, honey, and fruit, followed by a gentle exfoliation and massage. Opt for the reflexology experience, and you’ll enjoy a refreshing leg and foot exfoliation, after which one of our master reflexologists will apply pressure to specific zones of the foot using an ancient eastern technique that promotes a balanced and free flow of energy through the body. Massage therapies come in a range of modalities, from traditional Swedish and deep tissue to specialty massages that utilize herbal compresses, hot salt stones, bamboo stems, and more. Facials, which can be adjusted to meet the unique skincare needs of each guest, use organic ingredients to firm, tone, and rejuvenate. These are just a few of the many elite services available on the new and improved spa menu, which includes treatments that incorporate products from Eminence Organic Skin Care and Société Clinical Skincare. To see a full list of services available at The Spa at Barnsley Resort, see our full menu online here.

Light Up the Holidays at Barnsley Resort

November 05, 2018

One of the most magical times of the year, the Christmas season brings added delights and deals to the guests of Barnsley Resort, where we commemorate the holidays with over one million brilliant lights adorning our stately manor house and English village. 

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Light Up the Holidays at Barnsley Resort

November 05, 2018

One of the most magical times of the year, the Christmas season brings added delights and deals to the guests of Barnsley Resort, where we commemorate the holidays with over one million brilliant lights adorning our stately manor house and English village. From November 24 through December 29, you can enjoy the brilliant holiday décor and unparalleled luxury of Barnsley at a special rate thanks to our special Light Up the Holidays promotion. This package includes cozy, sophisticated cottage accommodations, a limited-edition Barnsley keepsake ornament, and $50 in resort activity credit, which can be applied toward spa treatments, any of the various outdoor resort recreation options, and more. Speaking of resort activities, we have several exciting holiday adventures planned, including an autumnal hayride and storytelling around the campfire (Nov 24), an artisanal wreath-making class (Nov 24), cookie decorating and other holiday crafts (Dec 15 and 22), and a painting class where you'll enjoy fine wines and beers as you delve into your inner artist (Dec 26). Events, especially for families, include a family fun day with barnyard games (Dec 23), a campfire sing-a-long (Dec 24), and a scavenger hunt (Dec 25). On Christmas Day itself, you’re invited to Georgian Hall to partake in the spectacular Christmas Buffet, featuring traditional holiday favorites and unique creations prepared specifically for the occasion by Executive Chef Jason Starnes. Whether you’re traveling solo, with a significant other, or as part of an extended family, Barnsley Resort is the perfect place to celebrate this holiday season.

World-Class Hunting at Barnsley Resort

October 01, 2018

Barnsley Resort is thrilled to announce its new partnership with High Adventure Company, the U.S. leader in elite sporting, making our resort one of the finest upland bird hunting and clay shooting destinations anywhere. 

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World-Class Hunting at Barnsley Resort

October 01, 2018

Barnsley Resort is thrilled to announce its new partnership with High Adventure Company, the U.S. leader in elite sporting, making our resort one of the finest upland bird hunting and clay shooting destinations anywhere. Hailed by industry experts for its pivotal role in "molding the experiences at some of the world’s top [sporting] destinations," High Adventure Company was the only logical choice to design and implement enhancements and improvements to the shooting grounds. Now that this massive project has come to a close, you and other hunting aficionados will enjoy double the hunting acreage and expertly redesigned clubhouse grounds, including a new driveway and parking lot, sophisticated interior design, covered pavilion, and state-of-the-art four-wheel-drive UTVs. We’ve also redoubled our efforts in the selection and ongoing training of our elite gun dogs, whose kennels have received a major upgrade in order to ensure these four-legged members of the Barnsley family enjoy the highest levels of care at all times. For a truly world-class hunting experience, visit Barnsley this fall and see exactly what makes us one of the South’s premier luxury resorts.

Press Release: Beretta Shooting Grounds by High Adventure Company at Barnsley Resort

Holiday Cheer at Barnsley Resort

September 03, 2018

September days in Georgia may still be hot, but don’t let the weather fool you. Before you know it, the holidays will be here.

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Holiday Cheer at Barnsley Resort

September 03, 2018

September days in Georgia may still be hot, but don’t let the weather fool you. Before you know it, the holidays will be here. Whether you’re a couple, a large family, or a solo traveler, Barnsley Resort is the perfect place to enjoy a hearty feast, exquisite décor, and good cheer during the holiday season. On Thursday, November 22, guests of the resort will be treated to a delicious Thanksgiving buffet in our stately Georgian Hall. You’ll enjoy traditional holiday favorites, specialty dishes designed specifically for the occasion by Executive Chef Jason Starnes, and, of course, a divine assortment of desserts to sate even the sweetest tooth. Then, immediately after Thanksgiving, through December 27, Barnsley will be adorned with over one million lights and other Yuletide décor to brighten your Christmas holiday. Our special Light Up the Holidays package includes not just festive decorations, but also luxurious cottage accommodations, a Barnsley Resort keepsake ornament, and $50 of resort credit, which can be used for dining, spa services, shopping, and various resort activities.

The Dog Days of Summer at Barnsley Resort

August 06, 2018

July is gone, and the dog days of summer have arrived, bringing new opportunities for you to enjoy the luxurious amenities of Barnsley Resort. In addition to catering to our human guests, Barnsley also strives to provide the best vacation experience for our furry, four-legged visitors.

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The Dog Days of Summer at Barnsley Resort

August 06, 2018

July is gone, and the dog days of summer have arrived, bringing new opportunities for you to enjoy the luxurious amenities of Barnsley Resort. In addition to catering to our human guests, Barnsley also strives to provide the best vacation experience for our furry, four-legged visitors. That’s why we have a wide array of luxurious accommodations appropriate for folks traveling with pets. Features of our resort that will appeal particularly to Fido include special pet beds, bottled water, bowls, and treats. You'll also be able to enjoy miles and miles of pet-friendly hiking paths, lawn games, outdoor lounge areas with fire pits, and al fresco dining for you and your beloved pooch. Traveling with an extra large dog? No worries there. Our resort imposes no weight limit, so all dogs, from the tiniest teacup Chihuahua to the lankiest Great Dane, are welcome.

Staying Cool with Barnsley’s Exclusive On-Site Amenities

July 02, 2018

It’s officially summer, and temperatures across the South are rising. With all the exclusive amenities at the Barnsley Resort, however, we have everything you need to stay cool, relaxed, and refreshed every day from that first sip of morning coffee till the moment you drift into dreamland. 

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Staying Cool with Barnsley’s Exclusive On-Site Amenities

July 02, 2018

It’s officially summer, and temperatures across the South are rising. With all the exclusive amenities at the Barnsley Resort, however, we have everything you need to stay cool, relaxed, and refreshed every day from that first sip of morning coffee till the moment you drift into dreamland. Take an invigorating dip in our luxurious saltwater pool, or recline by the water as you soak up the sun and the views of our immaculate 378-acre golf course. On Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, you can also indulge in our poolside food and beverage service, bringing craft cocktails, crisp salads, and tasty sandwiches right to your lounge chair. Our indoor Fitness Center features state-of-the-art cardio equipment, circuit training, and free weights so you can work up a sweat in a climate-controlled environment. Or if you’re looking to soothe sore muscles and restore your sense of inner harmony, let the wellness professionals at Barnsley’s spa treat you to a massage customized to your individual needs. Facials, beauty services, and full-body skin care treatments are also available.

Independence Day Celebrations

June 02, 2018

We’re excited to celebrate the red, white and blue in July with all-American, small-town celebrations in Adairsville and Cartersville. Kicking off celebrations on Saturday, June 30, Adairsville will host its annual Patriotic Concert showcasing the 116th Army Band at the historic downtown Train Depot Gazebo. 

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Independence Day Celebrations

June 02, 2018

We’re excited to celebrate the red, white and blue in July with all-American, small-town celebrations in Adairsville and Cartersville. Kicking off celebrations Saturday, June 30, Adairsville will host its annual Patriotic Concert showcasing the 116th Army Band at the historic downtown Train Depot Gazebo. Later in the day, Manning Mill Park will treat visitors and residents to Fireworks in the Park from 5 to 9:30 P.M., featuring more live music, food vendors, games for kids, and, of course, a spectacular fireworks display. On July 4 itself, you can hop over to nearby Cartersville for the festive 9 A.M. Fourth of July Parade, followed by a full day of music, games, arts and crafts, and fireworks at Dellinger Park.

After the bustle of Independence Day celebrations, consider recharging with a laidback, fun, and informative visit to the Booth Western Art Museum or the Tellus Science Museum. Located in downtown Cartersville, the Booth is home to a massive collection of Western art and artifacts (and by “Western,” we mean the Wild Wild American West). The Tellus features extensive exhibits on fossils, geological phenomena, and transportation technology, plus a theater, observatory, planetarium, and more.

A Day in Adairsville

May 09, 2018

We call Adairsville, Georgia home. Known as a “Norman Rockwell” type of town, our surrounding area is full of rich American history.

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A Day in Adairsville

May 09, 2018

We call Adairsville, Georgia home. Known as a “Norman Rockwell” type of town, our surrounding area is full of rich American history. Spend a day outside of the resort and get to know a little about the city, the first town in Georgia to be included on the National Register of Historic Places. That’s right. The entire town. Your first stop should be the depot at Adairsville that dates back to 1891. Serving as the official welcome center, the depot offers daily tours and admission is free. It’s truly the epicenter of the town. 

Start and end your day at 1902 Stock Exchange & Maggie's Tea Room Cafe. Grab a hot tea or coffee and peruse a selection of collectibles, antiques, books, and jewelry. The Cafe is also open for lunch. Stick around for the evening and catch dinner and a show at the upstairs theater that will take you back in time. Plan your day in Adairsville now

Cheers in the Beer Garden

April 02, 2018

You can expect nothing but southern charm when you visit us, and craft beer is a big part of the experience. With a rise in craft breweries across the nation, we are proud to invite guests to take a break in our Beer Garden.

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Cheers in the Beer Garden

April 02, 2018

You can expect nothing but southern charm when you visit us, and craft beer is a big part of the experience. With a rise in craft breweries across the nation, we are proud to invite guests to take a break in our Beer Garden. Think of a casual, al fresco space offering more than 30 craft beer selections, complete with a fire pit. Yes, you might still need to warm up with a few flames even in the springtime when the sun goes down. Go for our Monday Night Barnsley Resort Englishman ESB, a creation brewed exclusively for our resort. It pairs perfectly with a casual menu and Southern-inspired snacks like pimento cheese and house made picks.

While there are a number of culinary options to explore while staying with us, you won’t want to miss the charming comfort of the Beer Garden on weekends. It’s the perfect place to cheers with a pint after an active day. Looking for something inside? Head to Rice House, our 19th century farmhouse, offering a selection of fresh local ingredients for dinner on the weekends. Plan your memorable meals and cheers now.

Explore the History of Barnsley

March 05, 2018

A weekend spent with us is a weekend spent in history. Once you’ve explored the estate and grounds on horseback, played a round of disc golf, or spent an indulgent day at the spa, we encourage you to take some time and discover The Manor House Ruins. 

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Explore the History of Barnsley

March 05, 2018

A weekend spent with us is a weekend spent in history. Once you’ve explored the estate and grounds on horseback, played a round of disc golf, or spent an indulgent day at the spa, we encourage you to take some time and discover The Manor House Ruins. The Woodlands, as we call them, are the remaining elements of the original Italianate villa from the 19th century. Yes, an Italianate villa in Georgia! Take a step back in time and tour the home built by Godfrey and Julia Barnsley, which brings to life a colorful look at the family’s heritage. The museum is also home to a number of exclusive Civil War era artifacts.

Who says a weekend getaway or vacation can’t be educational? The Ruins and Museum are open daily from 9am to 5pm and self-guided tours are complimentary for our guests. Want to bring a few friends along? No problem. We offer local rates of $10 for adults and $8 for seniors. We’ll be waiting for you at the Woodlands!

The Season of Love is Here

February 05, 2018

The season of love is upon us. With Valentine’s Day around the corner and engagement season in full swing, we love helping brides (and grooms) toast to the spirit of love. 

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The Season of Love is Here

February 05, 2018

The season of love is upon us. With Valentine’s Day around the corner and engagement season in full swing, we love helping brides (and grooms) toast to the spirit of love. With a storybook setting, our wedding and special events experts can provide the a truly fairy tale love story, starting with wedding showers and taking you all the way through saying “I do.” Take a walk down the aisle through our full wedding brochure here. And, as a pet-friendly resort, your four-legged family members and guests are welcome to attend one of the most import days of your lives.

Not quite ready to commit to forever? That’s ok. Start with a last-minute Valentine’s Day getaway. Think chocolate truffles, cozy nights in a luxury cottage, culinary experiences made with love, resort credit and horse-drawn carriage rides. Yes, we did say horse-drawn carriage rides. Book your weekend now. We’re wishing you tons of love this year!

New Year, New You at Barnsley Resort

January 08, 2018

The New Year brings a sense of reawakening and opportunity to recharge, specifically with specialty spa treatments that have been created to give you that new year, new you feeling. 

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New Year, New You at Barnsley Resort

January 08, 2018

The New Year brings a sense of reawakening and opportunity to recharge, specifically with specialty spa treatments that have been created to give you that new year, new you feeling. Give yourself a much-needed kickstart to the year at our boutique spa and take 2018 head-on with a half-day retreat offering you the chance to mix and match services that will put you in the right state of mind and body. While you can choose from a total of seven treatments, we recommend taking a full, 360-degree approach and going for the Natural Remedies Facial, Swedish Massage and Detox Seaweed Wrap. See the full list of options available here and make your plans to indulge in the Half Day Retreat package, dedicated to health and wellness. Looking for a bit more action? Check out our sporting activities and line up of options to get you out and about on our grounds. Wishing all of our guests and happy and healthy 2018!

Light up the Seaon With Us

December 04, 2017

The holidays are officially here and there is still time to add the warmth and spirit of the season with a quick getaway. Each year, we bring out our best festive décor and wrap the Manor House Ruins and our English-inspired village with more than on million gorgeous, sparkling lights.

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Light up the Seaon With Us

December 04, 2017

The holidays are officially here and there is still time to add the warmth and spirit of the season with a quick getaway.  Each year, we bring out our best festive décor and wrap the Manor House Ruins and our English-inspired village with more than on million gorgeous, sparkling lights. And you can commemorate the season with a keepsake ornament from us to adorn your tree for years to come, along with a $50 credit to use during your stay. Think spa treatments, culinary experiences, last minute shopping at our resort store, and outdoor activities including horseback riding and clay shooting. Check out our seasonal calendar of events and be sure to check out interactive holiday celebrations such as wreath-making classes. Book your trip now and Happy Holidays from all us!

A Spa Holiday at Barnsley Resort

November 06, 2017

As the holiday season approaches, there are a number of ways to help de-stress and relax.

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A Spa Holiday at Barnsley Resort

November 06, 2017

As the holiday season approaches, there are a number of ways to help de-stress and relax.  Escape to a luxurious haven with us at The Spa at Barnsley Resort and indulge in a few of our favorite, pre-holiday treatments including:

  • Lavender Relaxation Massage – a gentle exfoliation followed by a relaxing Swedish massage infused with lavender blossom oil that will ground the mind and sooth the nervous system
  • Firm & Lift Facial – relax with a boost of oxygen directly applied to the skin alongside peptides and antioxidants that leave skin firmer, smoother, tighter and luminous
  • Relax & Refresh Body Treatment – moisturize with ginger root body oil and be cocooned. While the body soaks in the warm oil, a soothing foot massage will leave you feeling relaxed before a final herbal compression facial massage leaves you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated

Pre-holiday spa treatments are bookable now and our full spa menu is available on our Spa page.

It's Worth a Shot!

October 02, 2017

Relax your finger on the trigger and let the adrenaline pump through your body as you gear up to hunt at The Barnsley Sporting Club. This vacation, it’s time for you to truly enjoy the thrill of the hunt.

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It's Worth a Shot!

October 02, 2017

Relax your finger on the trigger and let the adrenaline pump through your body as you gear up to hunt at The Barnsley Sporting Club. This vacation, it’s time for you to truly enjoy the thrill of the hunt. Hunting has long been a Southern tradition to manage and preserve our lands and game. The SpringBank Plantation, Barnsley’s sister property, offers game hunting courses spanning over wide-open pristine land. Available hunting includes dove, quail, pheasant, and turkey for hunters of all levels. Guns are available for hunters who are not able to travel with their own, and professional guides and hunting dogs are on-site to compliment your hunting experience. After a long day hunting in the field, relax and unwind with a craft beer at Barnsley’s Clubhouse. Allow the excitement of the day to settle as you recall memories of the hunt with fellow travelers. Barnsley’s Sporting Club is definitely worth a shot.

Explore the History of Your Resort

September 05, 2017

Looking for a little history and adventure during your next vacation to Barnsley Resort? No stay at the Barnsley Resort is complete without a visit to the 19th century Manor House Ruins.

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Explore the History of Your Resort

September 05, 2017

Looking for a little history and adventure during your next vacation to Barnsley Resort? No stay at the Barnsley Resort is complete without a visit to the 19th century Manor House Ruins. Take a break from the resort's open lands and get a little early knowledge of Barnsley. Feel the creaky floorboards beneath your feet as you explore the remnants of the original mansion and find your way to the kitchen wing where you’ll discover the Barnsley Museum. Look but don’t touch as the museum takes you on a  journey through the history of the Barnsley family with personal belongings and Civil War Artifacts. Self-guided tours are available daily from 9am to 5pm and are complimentary to Barnsley Resort guests with a minimum one night stay. Do yourself a favor and get a deeper understanding of the Barnsley Resort and history with the Manor House Ruins and Barnsley Resort.

Explore Barnsley by Horseback

August 07, 2017

There’s nothing quite like exploring the wilds of Northern Georgia landscape on horseback. Explore Barnsley Resort’s 3,000 acres of open land while enjoying a Guided Wilderness Ride.

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Explore Barnsley by Horseback

August 07, 2017

There’s nothing quite like exploring the wilds of Northern Georgia landscape on horseback. Explore Barnsley Resort’s 3,000 acres of open land while enjoying a Guided Wilderness Ride. The Barnsley Resort offers riders of all abilities the opportunity to explore the outdoors during guided horseback tours of the resort. The tour is led by a qualified trail guide who takes you on a journey through the wilderness that will forever keep Adairsville, Georgia in your heart. One and two-hour guided tours are offered to guests that are 11-years of age and older. One-hour tours are $65 per person and Two-hour tours are $120 per person. Let your guided horseback tour at Barnsley Resort be the one thing you can check off your list of things to do while you're our guest.