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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

St. Mary's Church.

Bolsterstone (3 Pictures)

Bolsterstone is a hilltop village, about 1.000 feet above sea level, situated about 8 miles North west of Sheffield, Yorkshire. It has Anglo Saxon roots and lies on a Salt Route.....

Roche Abbey in October

Maltby (69 Pictures)

The town was mentioned in the Doomsday Book, and several historic properties can be found in the region from shortly after this time, of these, of particular note are the handsome ruins of Roche Abbey, a Cistercian foundation of 1147...

Ecclesfield Church St Mary

Sheffield (118 Pictures)

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Wadworth church, Wadworth, South Yorkshire

Wadworth (7 Pictures)

This is a pleasant South Yorkshire village lying in lush countryside a few miles from the city of Rotherham...

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Recommended attractions in South Yorkshire

Cannon Hall Park

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.....

Rother Valley Country Park, 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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