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A county in England

About the county of South Yorkshire

The picturesque County of Yorkshire is among the largest in England and is divided into four parts - North, South, East and West Yorkshire. The city of York, famed for its historic Roman Walls and its charming medieval streets is home to the famous 'York Minster Cathedral', a fine example of medieval architecture dating back to the Roman Era which boasts one of the finest collections of stained glass in existence. The Yorkshire Dales is an area of outstanding beauty, with a large part being designated as one of England and Wales' protected national parks. Local attractions include 'Bolton Castle', a magnificent medieval fortress built in 1399 by Richard le Scrope. 'North Yorkshire Moors Railway', a preserved steam railway running 18 miles through the picturesque North Yorkshire Moors.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in South Yorkshire

Somewhere in Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Barnsley (106 Pictures)

This is an attractive town laid out along the River Dearne, it is enclosed by spectacular Pennine scenery and is an ideal place from which to discover the limestone hills and fresh green valley's of the Yorkshire Dales...

Laughton en le Morthen village, from the top of all Saints Church

Laughton en le Morthen (25 Pictures)

Once a mining hamlet, Laughton-en-le-Morthen is now thriving village with stylish housing expanding out from its medieval centre...

Kingfisher at Sprotbrough Flash

Sprotbrough (101 Pictures)

Sprotbrough lies in the valley of the River Don, it is a lovely rural location with fertile fields and meadows leading from leafy lanes whose hedgerows are full of wild plants and flowers...

St. Mary Magdalene's Church, Whiston (nr Rotherham), South Yorkshire.

Whiston (11 Pictures)

Whiston is surrounded by fine countryside, leafy lanes lead towards Morthen and Wickersley...

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Recommended attractions in South Yorkshire

Conisbrough Castle

Conisbrough Castle (16 Pictures)

The dilapidated ruins of Conisbrough Castle make an impressive sight, particularly its keep, which is unusual in design. The.....

St Georges Minster in Doncaster

Doncaster Minster (4 Pictures)

St.Georges is the Minster Church of Doncaster. It was built to a design by Sir Gilbert Scott, architect, who was instructed to.....

Rother Valley Country Park in South Yorkshire

Rother Valley Country Park (28 Pictures)

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Wild Flowers at Thrybergh Country Park, South Yorkshire

Thrybergh Country Park (16 Pictures)

Thrybergh Country Park evolved out of Thrybergh Reservoir built in the 1800's to supply the borough of Doncaster with water. .....

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