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in the county of North Yorkshire
War Memorial at St James Fairburn

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The Park Lake Spring 2009

Pontefract (181 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of West Yorkshire

(3.7 miles, 6.0 km, direction S of Fairburn)

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...

The Brewery in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire

Tadcaster (4 Pictures) in the county of North Yorkshire

(9.7 miles, 15.6 km, direction N of Fairburn)

Tadcaster has been at the centre of the Brewing industry since the 18th century, and today breweries remain conspicuous on its landscape...

Wakefield High Street, West Yorkshire

Wakefield (43 Pictures) in the county of West Yorkshire

(9.8 miles, 15.8 km, direction SW of Fairburn)

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...

Final approach to Leeds Bradford Airport

Leeds (233 Pictures) in the county of West Yorkshire

(11.3 miles, 18.3 km, direction W of Fairburn)

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.....


Snaith (7 Pictures) in the county of East Riding of Yorkshire

(11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction E of Fairburn)

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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Pontefract Castle Chapel in Autumn. West Yorkshire.

Pontefract Castle (101 Pictures)

(3.4 miles, 5.5 km, direction S)


Temple Newsam, Leeds. Lovely entrance

Temple Newsam (2 Pictures)

(7.5 miles, 12.1 km, direction W)

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.....

Wakefield Cathedral, West Yorkshire. Viewed from Westgate

Wakefield Cathedral (2 Pictures)

(9.6 miles, 15.4 km, direction SW)

This was formerly the parish church of All Saints, it only became a cathedral at the end of the 19th century. With its.....

Outline of Sandal

Sandal Castle (12 Pictures)

(10.2 miles, 16.4 km, direction SW)

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

1998. Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds, Outside Display

Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds (20 Pictures)

(10.5 miles, 16.9 km, direction W)

The Royal Armouries Museum occupies a dazzling modern building set beside the river. At nightfall it becomes one of the town's.....

A view of Newmillerdam taken near the memorial, West Yorkshire.

Newmillerdam Country Park (20 Pictures)

(11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction SW)

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

Armley Mills Industrial Museum near Leeds.

Armley Mills Industrial Museum (4 Pictures)

(12.7 miles, 20.4 km, direction W)

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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