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Snaith

(5.7 miles, 9.1 km, direction W)

This small town appears to be almost surrounded by water, it developed along the banks of the River Aire and to the east is the Ouse...

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Egborough Power Station from the  M 62 Motorway

Eggborough

(10.7 miles, 17.2 km, direction W)

This is a typical Yorkshire village settled close to the meeting point of North and South Yorkshire...

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Epworth Church

Epworth

(11.8 miles, 18.9 km, direction S)

The birthplace of John Wesley and Charles Wesley, early leaders of the Methodist movement..

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Christ church in central Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Doncaster

(15.5 miles, 25.0 km, direction SW)

Doncaster lies in what was once a great sweep of Yorkshire coalfields. It is home to one of the finest racecourses in the country where the classic St.Leger Stakes has been run each September since 1776, making the race four years older than the Derby...

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Church at Pontefract

Pontefract

(17.3 miles, 27.9 km, direction W)

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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Sprotbrough

Sprotbrough

(17.7 miles, 28.4 km, direction SW)

Sprotbrough lies in the valley of the River Don, it is a lovely rural location with fertile fields and meadows leading from leafy lanes whose hedgerows are full of wild plants and flowers...

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The Humber Bridge taken from the Barton Upon Humber bridge viewing area and park.

Barton upon Humber

(18.6 miles, 29.9 km, direction E)

This is a charming town spread out from the historic River Humber. There are particularly fine views of the Humber bridge, river traffic and river wildlife, with the best views being from the Barton Claypits which occupy a lengthy stretch of the river bank...

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Castleford

Castleford

(19.0 miles, 30.5 km, direction W)

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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Wadworth church, Wadworth, South Yorkshire

Wadworth

(19.1 miles, 30.8 km, direction SW)

This is a pleasant South Yorkshire village lying in lush countryside a few miles from the city of Rotherham...

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Countryside 5 minutes out of Featherstone, West Yorkshire

Featherstone

(19.4 miles, 31.2 km, direction W)

Featherstone is a large town lying between Wakefield and Pontefract in West Yorkshire. For the past couple of centuries the town was known chiefly for its coal mines...

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P-51 Mustang, The Real Aeroplane Museum, East Riding of Yorkshire

The Real Aeroplane Museum

(7.5 miles, 12.1 km, direction N)

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Hatfield Water Park, Hatfield, South Yorkshire

Hatfield Water Park

(8.8 miles, 14.2 km, direction SW)

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Julian's Bower, Alkborough, Lincolnshire

Julian's Bower

(8.9 miles, 14.3 km, direction E)

Standing on a hillside overlooking the confluence of the River Ouse and River Trent, this 43ft medieval maze remains a mystery as.....

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Normanby Hall, Scunthorpe

Normanby Hall

(10.2 miles, 16.4 km, direction E)

Normanby Hall

by John.....

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A picture of the Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Yorkshire Wildlife Park

(14.4 miles, 23.1 km, direction SW)

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A picture of Doncaster Minster

Doncaster Minster

(15.5 miles, 25.0 km, direction SW)

St.Georges is the Minster Church of Doncaster. It was built to a design by Sir Gilbert Scott, architect, who was instructed to.....

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Brodsworth Community Woodland autumn colours, South Yorkshire

Brodsworth Community Woodlands

(15.8 miles, 25.5 km, direction SW)

"This picturesque woodland is rapidly developing into one of the most attractive wildlife sites in the region. With its mixture.....

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Spitfire

Yorkshire Air Museum

(16.3 miles, 26.2 km, direction N)

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Hen pheasant....phasianus colchicus

Potteric Carr Nature Reserve

(16.3 miles, 26.2 km, direction SW)

"POTTERIC CARR is the flagship of 80 nature reserves owned or leased by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and attracts over 25,000.....

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A picture taken across the lake looking up at Cusworth Hall, Nr Doncaster

Cusworth Hall & Museum

(16.6 miles, 26.7 km, direction SW)

Cusworth Hall is a mid 18th century house built for the Wrightson family, with wings added later by James Paine. The house.....

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