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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

ALL HALLOWS CHURCH, ALMONDBURY, HUDDERSFIELD

Almondbury (6 Pictures)

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

Town of Halifax

Halifax (67 Pictures)

Halifax is an industrial city close to the famous Pennines and the route of the Pennine Way in what is known as Yorkshire's "Bronte" country...

Bridge Avenue, Otley, West Yorkshire

Otley (40 Pictures)

Otley is a beautiful old town with attractive buildings in medieval courts and alleyways and a lovely parish church that dates back to Norman times...

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

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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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.....

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