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Pictures of South Yorkshire

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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

Monk BrettonPpriory in winter

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...

Christ church in central Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Doncaster (107 Pictures)

Doncaster lies in what was once a great sweep of Yorkshire coalfields. It is home to one of the finest racecourses in the country where the classic St.Leger Stakes has been run each September since 1776, making the race four years older than the Derby...

Ecclesfield Church St Mary

Sheffield (118 Pictures)

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Postbox in Whiston, South Yorks

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

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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Ulley Country Park, South Yorkshire

Ulley Country Park (10 Pictures)

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A picture of Wentworth Castle

Wentworth Castle (43 Pictures)

Wentworth Castle Gardens have been the subject of an ambitious plan to restore the magnificent estate, once home to the Earls of.....

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