Barnsley Resort

Offering the pleasures and pursuits of a fine Southern estate: exceptional cuisine, fine golf, relaxing spa, horseback riding, sporting pursuits & more.

Just an hour from Atlanta and Chattanooga lies a historic estate that's undeniably Georgia. Behind Barnsley Resort's storybook setting is a true story filled with as many twists and turns as a work of fiction. The original manor, called Woodlands, was an estate built by a man—Godfrey Barnsley—for the love of his life, his wife Julia.Today, Barnsley Resort offers the pleasures and pursuits of a fine Southern estate: exceptional cuisine, fine golf, relaxing spa, excellent horseback riding and nature exploration. Encompassing 3,300 acres, the historic Barnsley Gardens offers a unique experience.

We’re still swooning over this reception design at the Manor House Pavilion! Learn more about planning your Barnsley Resort wedding: See below for the list of vendors who created this stunning reception.

Photography: Bamber Photography
Floral: The Clay Pot
Décor: Luma Designs
Planner: V. Love Events & Staffing

Discover one of the top sporting clays facilities in the Southeast at Beretta Shooting Grounds by High Adventure Company. Two 14-station courses, a covered five stand and expert instruction offer options for the expert shooter or the first-timer interested in learning the sport.

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A Weekend Getaway in the Georgia Foothills: Barnsley Resort with Kids - Evado Travel

Thanks to Evado Travel for sharing their weekend getaway at Barnsley Resort, plus expert tips and tricks for traveling with kids. Read all about it: Everything you need to know to plan a visit to Barnsley Resort with kids- things to do, tips to know, and the accommodations and restaurants explained.

Looking to improve your swing? Work on your short game? Come out to the Golf School at Barnsley Resort for individual or group instruction to take your game to the next level.
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Giddy up! Explore our 3,000 acres with a guided horseback ride, perfect for connecting with nature at our Georgia resort near Atlanta.

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Sit back, relax and enjoy the views from the Veranda at Georgian Hall.

If you’re ready to slow down and unwind after the busy holiday weekend, start by making your appointment at the Spa at Barnsley Resort. Choose from a selection of body treatments, massages, facials and more.

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Cassi + Aaron | Wedding Day | Barnsley Gardens

Cassi + Aaron had their beautiful Barnsley Resort wedding in May with ceremony on the Museum Lawn and reception in the Manor House Pavilion. See the full gallery by Catherine Cansler Photography:

Learn more about weddings at Barnsley Resort: Cassi + Aaron | May 5, 2019 Venue/Catering: Barnsley Gardens Resort | Florals: Blue Thistle | Hair & Makeup: Strand Salon, Aubri Gazaway | Dress: Laraine’s Boutique | DJ: Sound Imitations | Coordinator: Mandy Waldrep | Horse & Carriage: Once upon

There’s still time to take advantage of our 20th Anniversary Special! Save 20% off our best available rates whether choosing accommodations in a cottage or the Inn at Barnsley Resort. Check availability and book your stay:

Our 20th Anniversary and All-American Celebration went off with a bang! 💥

Happy Independence Day from Barnsley Resort!

Southern Sampler with Chicken Liver Mousse

We’re proud to share that our very own Rice House Chef de Cuisine Evan Babb has been featured on Food & Wine Magazine’s website, sharing his Southern Sampler recipe. Read the article to learn more about Chef Evan’s background and inspiration, then learn to make this recipe yourself:

Make your reservations to dine at the Rice House: Velvety-smooth chicken liver mousse, caviar-topped deviled eggs, and pimiento cheese headline this ultimate appetizer board. Get the recipes at Food & Wine.

During your next visit, stroll down to the Barnsley Farm for our newest activity! Spend time with our menagerie of horses, donkeys, goats, chickens and more during Feeding Time at the Farm, now happening daily from 9 – 9:45 a.m. View our Calendar of Events for all the details:


We love this video by WedFlix of Hannah + Taylor’s Barnsley Resort wedding! Watch for stunning footage of their ceremony and reception at the Manor House Ruins and new Pavilion. Learn more about Barnsley Resort weddings:

What a dream this day was! Capturing Hannah and Taylors wedding was like a fairy tale. Perfect weather, perfect venue and the perfect couple. It all came together as one beautiful love story and we are so honored to have been a small piece in such a big day in your lives! Congratulations you two and we wish you nothing but the best! Hannah Lones Taylor Portschy

Venue: Barnsley Resort Barnsley Gardens

A stately relaxing hideaway, the six-bedroom Kingston cottage features one master bedroom downstairs with a queen bed and sitting area. Two bedrooms have one queen bed each and three contain two queen beds each. En-suite bathrooms come with tile showers and sunflower shower heads. A great room, dining area and wood-burning fireplace complete this enchanting retreat.

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We’re looking forward to a beautiful weekend at Barnsley Resort!

Shooting enthusiasts will discover one of the top sporting clays facilities in the Southeast at Beretta Shooting Grounds by High Adventure Company. Two 14-station clays courses boast a diverse layout of shots in the open field, under a natural canopy in the woods and over water with two reclaimed bauxite mine ponds. A covered five-stand features multiple targets for team-building games and friendly competition.
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Rest, relax and feel truly at home in our 800-square-foot, one-bedroom Executive Suite in the new Inn at Barnsley Resort. This spacious respite includes a private living room with a combination dining and game table, king bedroom and and private bath with plush robes and slippers, double vanity sinks and custom lavender-mint spa bath amenities.

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Does anyone know where this wagon wheel is located at Barnsley Resort? Comment your guess below, and we’ll choose a winner at random to receive a Barnsley Resort logo item!

We will draw at 4 p.m. on June 26, 2019.

Summer Wedding at Barnsley Gardens

From the first-look in the Bamboo Garden to a stunning reception at the Manor House Pavilion, every bit of Raina + Taylor’s Barnsley Resort wedding was absolutely gorgeous. Click to see the full gallery by Chelsey Dellinger Photography: Raina & Taylor met on a river float in Athens surrounded by friends who’d later be there on the eve of their wedding to tell the story.

Beyond Our Domain: Barnsley Resort

We love this article from Southern Exposure Magazine that highlights why our Georgia resort “exudes Southern hospitality.” Read the story: The porch swing has an endearing squeak. My tall glass of iced tea is welcome on this beautiful May day beneath cloudless blue Georgia skies. A mild breeze ruffles the

Have you seen our latest project at the Barnsley Farm? Our chefs and garden experts have been busy starting the Chef’s Garden, with seasonal ingredients certain to appear on the yard to fork inspired menus in the Rice House restaurant.
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Organize a business meeting or team-building retreat that attendees will be talking about for months. Throughout Barnsley Resort, a variety of spaces are designed for small and large groups to meet and get business done (or have fun). Learn more about planning your next meeting:

There’s still time to enter to win a dream getaway for two! Take Condé Nast Traveler's annual "Readers' Choice Survey" to vote for your favorite travel experiences of the past year. Of course, we'd be honored by your support for our North Georgia resort! The survey is available until June 30.

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Have you dined at the Rice House lately? Stop in to try something new on the ever-changing menu, with items featuring seasonal garden ingredients produced in our newest project, the Chef’s Garden at the Barnsley Farm. Make your reservations:

Happy Father’s Day from Barnsley Resort! We hope everyone enjoys time with the special Dads today. Thank you to the fathers on our team who are working to create special memories for our guests this weekend!

Have you made your plans for Independence Day weekend? Look no further than right here at our destination Georgia resort, where you’ll enjoy a host of family-friendly activities, a Celebration Buffet and a fireworks display on Friday, July 5.

Make your reservations with our Independence Day Weekend Special:

Cheers to the start of a beautiful weekend at Barnsley Resort!

Find out why Barnsley Resort is "the perfect Southern golfers retreat" as Forbes shares their list of The Best Weekend Golf And Fishing Trips For Father's Day. See the story:

We still have some availability for the weekend. Check availability and book your Father's Day weekend trip:

It’s time to get summer ready, and The Spa at Barnsley Resort has got you covered. Ask about our seasonal Summer Ready Body Treatment, or choose from a variety of other options. Learn more:

Wild and Wonderful- Barnsley Resort

Discover “an escape from the confines of the city” at our Georgia resort near Atlanta, as featured in Swanky Retreats. See the story for all the details: Just 60 miles outside of Atlanta, GA tucked amongst winding roads you will find an award-winning Sothern estate dating back to the 1840’s. Barnsley Resort, covers 3,000 acres and has all the space one needs to roam. This historic estate was built by Godfrey Barnsley for his beloved wife Julia and ...

Barnsley’s ruins rank among ‘Coolest Places to Get Married’ in US

We are thrilled for our Manor House Ruins and Pavilion to be named among the 'Coolest Places to Get Married" as shared by Green Wedding Shoes and the Cartersville Daily Tribune.

Of course, we could not deliver these extraordinary events without the support of our talented partners, bringing each couple's vision to life such as this reception (in the new Manor House Pavilion) created by the following team of vendors:

Planning + Design: Laura Burchfield Events
Drapery: Quest Events Nashville
Formal Event Photography: Rustic White Photography
Floral: Unique Floral Expressions
Cake: Honeymoon Bakery
Rentals: CRUSH event design; Atlanta Party Rentals and Peachtree Tents & Events p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 18.0px Helvetica} The Manor House Ruins at Barnsley Resort ranked 25th among Green Wedding Shoes’ …

Find out why Barnsley Resort is “one of the coolest wedding venues” in this article by AJC:

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We celebrate the great outdoors every day, but tomorrow, in honor of National Get Outdoors Day, we have a special lineup of activities for you to enjoy. There is something for everyone! All activities are complimentary for resort guests and Members and included with Manor House Ruins & Museum admission. Visit our Calendar of Events for all the details:

At Barnsley Resort, we know that a summer getaway isn’t complete without s’mores! We provide the supplies every evening in the Living Room in the Inn. Plan your summer retreat and enjoy 20% savings off our best available rates with our 20th Anniversary Sale:

The iconic Manor House Ruins make for a magical evening venue for your next meeting, special event or even a wedding. Learn more about planning events at our Georgia venue:

The Fazio Course has some of the fastest greens in the Southeast, elevation changes off the tee and one of the best collections of par 3s anywhere. Learn more about the Fazio Course, named #1 in Georgia by Golf Advisor in 2018:

Imagine Video Productions

We love this video of Toni + David’s Barnsley Resort wedding by Imagine Video Productions, including a lovely ceremony by the pond in the Fairy Godmother garden and reception at our new Manor House Pavilion.

Toni & David's Wedding Highlight!
Planner Ellen Thomas Events | Photography DASH Photography | Video Imagine Video Productions | Cake Honeymoon Bakery | Venue Barnsley Resort | HMUA Make Me Up | Floral Luxe + Bloom | DJ Dj Cuttlefish

The spacious two-story Adelaide Cottage will delight you with exposed beams, pendant lights and floral prints. The master bedroom features a king bed and en-suite bathroom with oversized bath. Four additional bedrooms are furnished with two queen beds each. Enjoy lazy afternoons sitting on the front porch or at the outdoor fire pit in the garden, the perfect spot to unwind with friends and family.
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Take a Spin Around Barnsley Resort

During your next visit, take a spin around the resort on one of our colorful cruisers included with your stay for overnight resort guests. Learn more:

Enter to win a dream getaway for two! It's time to take Condé Nast Traveler's annual "Readers' Choice Survey" to vote for your favorite travel experiences of the past year. Of course, we'd be honored by your support for our North Georgia resort!

Take the survey:

Celebrate Independence Day weekend along with Barnsley Resort’s milestone 20th anniversary during a festive holiday weekend July 4-7, 2019. Choose our Independence Day Weekend Special to enjoy luxurious accommodations along with a $50 activity credit and commemorative Barnsley Resort 20th anniversary gift. During the weekend, enjoy family-friendly activities, a Celebration Buffet and a fireworks display on Friday, July 5. Book now:

Pause for a moment of total tranquility with a blissful massage, rejuvenating facial or beauty treatment in our newly redesigned Spa at Barnsley Resort.
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Imagine Video Productions

We are still swooning over this beautiful video by Imagine Video Productions of Josh + Kaitlyn’s Barnsley Resort wedding. Thank you for choosing our North Georgia resort for your celebration!

Kaitlyn Dinkins Kincaid & Josh's Wedding Highlight!
Planner Laura Burchfield Events | Photography Rustic White Photography | Video Imagine Video Productions | Floral Unique Floral Expressions | Rentals CRUSH event design | Cake Honeymoon Bakery | Ceremony Music Etude Entertainment | Venue Barnsley Resort #MadeForKincaid

Enjoy reading about Puppy Stout's experience at Barnsley Resort (written in his own words) in the Williamson Herald. See the story:

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