Coordinates: 53°35′41″N 1°22′55″W / 53.5947°N 1.38201°W
Brierley (pronounced as "bry"-"early") is a town and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England. The town, situated close to the border with West Yorkshire, is at the south of the A628 road, and is less than 2 miles (3 km) to the south-west of Hemsworth.
The civil parish of Brierley contains the large pit village of Grimethorpe, and at the 2001 census had a population of 5,973.
Brierley lies approximately 330 feet (100 m) above sea level.