Pictures of West Yorkshire
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.
See below for all the best towns & attractions in West Yorkshire, or see a selection of our West Yorkshire photographs on our picture tour of West Yorkshire..
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Almondbury is one of the oldest and prettiest of the villages dominating the edge of the Pennine moors...
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This is a large Northern town with roots stretching back to the Romans and beyond, as proven by the recent finding of a Bronze Age male skeleton and his chariot...
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Sturdily built of stone, this small hill town is perched north of the River Colne and the now restored Huddersfield Narrow Canal...
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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...
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Haworth is famous the world over for its connections with the Bronte sisters, the famous novelists...
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This beautiful old town grew up close to the River Hebden at the point where a stone bridge was built as part of a pack-horse route in the 16th century...
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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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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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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...
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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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