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The Calf viewed from The Cow, Ilkley Moor, 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.
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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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Recommended towns & villages in West Yorkshire

ALL HALLOWS CHURCH, ALMONDBURY, HUDDERSFIELD

Almondbury

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

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Deanhouse, West Yorkshire

Deanhouse

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Golcar

Golcar

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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Harden Waterfall, 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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A picture of Holmfirth

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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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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The Dumb Steeple

Mirfield

Mirfield is a residential town situated between Huddersfield and Dewsbury. It has a long history, and associations with Robin Hood, the Luddites, and the Bronte sisters. More.....

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Chevin Woods near Otley, West Yorkshire

Otley

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...

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United Reformed Church at Saltaire, West Yorkshire.

Saltaire

This perfectly preserved village originated as an answer to Bradford's 'dark satanic mills', it was the brain-child of industrialist Sir Titus Salt, who in the early 19th-century.....

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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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Recommended attractions in West Yorkshire

Armley Mills Industrial Museum near Leeds

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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Beehive Oven in the grounds of Cliffe Castle.

Cliffe Castle Museum

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

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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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Seat in the woods

Newmillerdam Country Park

This attractive country park offers a rich and varied country landscape, it is dominated by a large lake ringed by numerous trees.....

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Strange light at Sandal Castle

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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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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Molecule Man by Jonathan Borofsky, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

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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