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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

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Almondbury (6 Pictures)

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

Huddersfield Station.

Huddersfield (95 Pictures)

Huddersfield is a lively and interesting town that offers a rich cultural experience...

All Saints Church

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...

Sowerby bridge basin, West Yorkshire.

Sowerby Bridge (11 Pictures)

Surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the South Pennines, with the town's gentle scenery being enhanced by the River Calder and the River Ryburn on which the town stands...

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Recommended attractions in West Yorkshire

Cliffe Castle museum, Keighley, West Yorkshire.

Cliffe Castle Museum (2 Pictures)

The approach to Cliffe Castle Museum, gives the visitor little hint of the amazing treat in store, for awaiting is a magnificent.....

Eureka Science Museum  - Yorkshire - 1996

Eureka! Museum for Children (3 Pictures)

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Howell Wood Lake

Howell Wood Country Park (3 Pictures)

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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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