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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

ALMONDBURY CONSERVATIVE CLUB, ALMONDBURY, HUDDERSFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE

Almondbury (6 Pictures)

Almondbury is one of the oldest and prettiest of the villages dominating the edge of the Pennine moors...

Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

Holmfirth (31 Pictures)

This is a place that will forever be associated with the gentle, romantic comedy "Last of the Summer Wine" which has graced our TV screens for more than a quarter of a century...

A view of the countryside round Ilkley west Yorkshire

Ilkley (29 Pictures)

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Old Mounting Block - Cliffe Castle - Keighley

Keighley (47 Pictures)

This is an industrial town in West Yorkshire. It lies in a fold between the fine countryside of Airdale and Keighley Moors...

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Recommended attractions in West Yorkshire

Armley Mills Industrial Museum near Leeds.

Armley Mills Industrial Museum (4 Pictures)

Formerly the largest woollen mill in the world, Armley Mills is now a museum which explores the rich industrial past of Leeds...

Howell Wood Lake

Howell Wood Country Park (3 Pictures)

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Kirkstall Abbey, West Yorkshire

Kirkstall Abbey (13 Pictures)

Kirkstall Abbey is one of Yorkshire's finest ruined Cistercian abbey's. It was founded in the 12th-century from which much of.....

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