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Pictures of West Yorkshire

A county in England

About the county of West 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 West Yorkshire

Rochdale Canal at Hebden Bridge

Hebden Bridge (36 Pictures)

This beautiful old town grew up close to the River Hebden at the point where a stone bridge was built as part of a pack-horse route in the 16th century...

Went Valley in Spring 2009

Pontefract (179 Pictures)

Pontefract has a ruined castle which has seen many tragedies, Richard II was murdered there in 1400, and later it was the scene of bitter, bloody battles between Roundheads and Royalists...

Salt's Mill, Saltaire. Refurbished mills today contain retail outlets and a David Hockney Gallery.

Saltaire (34 Pictures)

This perfectly preserved village originated as an answer to Bradford's 'dark satanic mills', it was the brain-child of industrialist Sir Titus Salt, who in the early 19th-century.....

A picture of Todmorden

Todmorden (11 Pictures)

Todmorden lies on the historic border between Yorkshire and Lancashire in an area of the Calder Valley ringed by the hills of the Pennines...

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Recommended attractions in West Yorkshire

Howell Wood Lake

Howell Wood Country Park (3 Pictures)

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1998. Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds, Outside Display

Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds (20 Pictures)

The Royal Armouries Museum occupies a dazzling modern building set beside the river. At nightfall it becomes one of the town's.....

Wakefield Cathedral, West Yorkshire. Viewed from Westgate

Wakefield Cathedral (2 Pictures)

This was formerly the parish church of All Saints, it only became a cathedral at the end of the 19th century. With its.....

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