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Pictures of South Yorkshire

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

St James Church, Braithwell

Braithwell (32 Pictures)

Braithwell lies at the centre of a largely rural community, the surrounding landscape is mostly of farms and leafy lanes siding fields full of grazing cattle and sheep...

Harvest time in Laughton

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...

Tickhill pond and Church

Tickhill (34 Pictures)

This is a pleasant, somewhat sprawling village lying in rural countryside a short distance from the market town of Maltby..

Village Green with Methodist Chapel in the background, 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

Cawthorne Park, Barnsley

Cannon Hall Country Park (18 Pictures)

Outstanding country park originally landscaped in the 1760's by Richard Woods. The park surrounds a magnificent hall designed by.....

A picture of Sheffield Cathedral

Sheffield Cathedral (1 Pictures)

This cathedral dates mostly from the 15th century, it was the former parish church of St.Peter and St.Paul, its tower and.....

Ulley Country Park, South Yorkshire

Ulley Country Park (10 Pictures)

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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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