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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

Halifax Town Hall from Princess St, designed by Sir Charles Barry in 1859

Halifax (96 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...

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...

Old Mounting Block - Cliffe Castle - Keighley

Keighley (49 Pictures)

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

St Bartholomew's Church.

Marsden (29 Pictures)

Marsden offers visitors a wealth of heritage, particularly in association with the town's expansion which came about during the heady days of the Industrial Revolution...

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Recommended attractions in West Yorkshire

Beehive Oven in the grounds of Cliffe Castle.

Cliffe Castle Museum (6 Pictures)

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

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.....

Molecule Man by Jonathan Borofsky, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park (21 Pictures)

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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