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About 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. View the pictures of West Yorkshire..

Recommended towns & villages in West Yorkshire

Deanhouse, West Yorkshire

Deanhouse

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Harden Beck, Harden, West Yorkshire

Harden

Harden lies in the famous countryside area between Cullingworth and Bingley surrounded by rivers and meadows. It is a favoured commuter base for those working in nearby Bradford...

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Bronte Country

Haworth

Haworth is famous the world over for its connections with the Bronte sisters, the famous novelists...

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Holmfirth Last of the Summer Wine

Holmfirth

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...

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A picture of Huddersfield

Huddersfield

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

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Cow and Calf, Ilkley.

Ilkley

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Keighley Station

Keighley

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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Fallwood Marina

Leeds

In the middle ages Leeds was a wool centre and it flourished. The sheep on the Yorkshire moors providing the wool for the cottage craft industry of spinning and weaving. The.....

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Stoodley Pike, Todmorden.

Todmorden

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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Wakefield Kirkgate Railway Station 2012

Wakefield

Wakefield was the capital of Yorkshire's woollen industry for more than 700 years, it was an important weaving and dying centre as far back as the 13th century...

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Recommended attractions in West Yorkshire

Armley Mills Industrial Museum near Leeds, West Yorkshire

Armley Mills Industrial Museum

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

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Howell Wood Lake

Howell Wood Country Park

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Kirklees Priory Gatehouse, West Yorkshire

Kirklees Priory

Home of the wicked Prioress who bled the unsuspecting Robin Hood to death. All that remains today is the Priory Gatehouse and.....

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Kirkstall Abbey near Leeds, West Yorkshire

Kirkstall Abbey

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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Relocated from London, The Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds.

Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds

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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Outline of Sandal

Sandal Castle

The crumbling, naked ruins of Sandal Castle are now owned by Wakefield council, and what an inspired choice of centre-piece they.....

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Temple Newsam, Leeds. Lovely entrance

Temple Newsam

This is a stunning house set in magical grounds. It began life hundreds of years ago but the oldest part of the house we see.....

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Wakefield Cathedral, West Yorkshire. Viewed from Westgate

Wakefield Cathedral

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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Old well.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

This is an exciting, fascinating tourist attraction that is both fun and thought provoking for all the family. It has fast.....

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