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Recommended Towns & Villages near South Carlton

A picture of Worksop

Worksop (237 Pictures)

in the county of Nottinghamshire (2.5 miles, 4.0 km, direction S)

The dense spread of Worksop in Nottinghamshire meets with some seriously picturesque countryside, it is fortunate to be ringed by two rivers, the Clumber which borders Clumber Country Park, and the River Ryton...

Harvest time in Laughton

Laughton en le Morthen (25 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (5.1 miles, 8.1 km, direction NW)

Once a mining hamlet, Laughton-en-le-Morthen is now thriving village with stylish housing expanding out from its medieval centre...

Tickhill pond and Church

Tickhill (34 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (6.1 miles, 9.7 km, direction N)

This is a pleasant, somewhat sprawling village lying in rural countryside a short distance from the market town of Maltby..

View of Maltby from War Memorial at top of Crags.

Maltby (70 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (6.4 miles, 10.4 km, direction NW)

The town was mentioned in the Doomsday Book, and several historic properties can be found in the region from shortly after this time, of these, of particular note are the handsome ruins of Roche Abbey, a Cistercian foundation of 1147...

St Winifred's church Stainton

Stainton (2 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (6.6 miles, 10.6 km, direction N)

This picturesque South Yorkshire village was mentioned in the Doomsday Book, but there is considerable evidence that it existed as a settlement long before 1086...

St James, Braithwell South Yorkshire

Braithwell (32 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (7.7 miles, 12.4 km, direction NW)

Braithwell lies at the centre of a largely rural community, the surrounding landscape is mostly of farms and leafy lanes siding fields full of grazing cattle and sheep...

Wadworth church, Wadworth, South Yorkshire

Wadworth (7 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (8.4 miles, 13.6 km, direction N)

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

St. Mary Magdalene's Church, Whiston (nr Rotherham), South Yorkshire.

Whiston (11 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (9.5 miles, 15.3 km, direction NW)

Whiston is surrounded by fine countryside, leafy lanes lead towards Morthen and Wickersley...

St Peter & St Paul Church  - Gringley on the Hill, Nottinghamshire

Gringley on the Hill (4 Pictures)

in the county of Nottinghamshire (10.1 miles, 16.3 km, direction NE)

This charming hill-top village lies in spacious countryside close to the Chesterfield Canal. It shows an abundance of picturesque red-brick properties including out lying farms with ancient barns and dovecotes...

A picture of Edwinstowe

Edwinstowe (14 Pictures)

in the county of Nottinghamshire (10.5 miles, 16.8 km, direction S)

In the heart of Sherwood Forest sits the historic village of Edwinstowe. Legend has it that it was here in Edwinstowe that Robin Hood married Maid Marian at the local Church of.....

Bolsover Castle

Bolsover (89 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire (10.7 miles, 17.2 km, direction SW)

Bolsover is a small town lying 5 miles east of Chesterfield. It occupies a picturesque valley setting, watched over by 17th century Bolsover Castle which stands on the site of a former fortress of Norman times...

Thrybergh Country Park, South Yorkshire

Thrybergh (14 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (10.8 miles, 17.4 km, direction NW)

Thrybergh is a pretty South Yorkshire village with a history stretching back to the time of the Doomsday Book, for centuries it was little more than a small rural village with scattered housing and farms...

A picture of Rotherham

Rotherham (107 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (11.7 miles, 18.8 km, direction NW)

This town was formerly a Saxon market town which remained largely unaltered until the Industrial Revolution...

Kingfisher at Sprotbrough Flash

Sprotbrough (112 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (12.0 miles, 19.3 km, direction N)

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...

Doncaster Town Centre

Doncaster (119 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (12.3 miles, 19.8 km, direction N)

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...

Sutton Scarsdale Hall, Derbyshire

Sutton Scarsdale (18 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire (13.0 miles, 20.9 km, direction SW)

This is a village noted for the romantic ruins of what was once one of the grandest houses in Derbyshire...

Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. A View above tescos.

Mansfield (66 Pictures)

in the county of Nottinghamshire (14.1 miles, 22.7 km, direction S)

During the war, both Mansfield and the surrounding region provided sanctuary for Midlander's fleeing the destruction of Hitler's bombs...

Riverside Walk, Gainsborough. View from Trent Bridge

Gainsborough (172 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (14.6 miles, 23.5 km, direction E)

The lovely market town of Gainsborough flourishes along a sweep of the River Trent which opens up pleasant riverside walks revealing much of the areas flora and fauna as well as interesting pieces of modern sculpture...

The Crooked Spire, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Chesterfield (75 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Derbyshire (14.8 miles, 23.8 km, direction SW)

Chesterfield is an attractive town close to the dramatic peaks of the Peak District National Park. It is well known for its strange landmark, the crooked spire of its parish.....

Sheffield-Peace Gardens

Sheffield (126 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (14.9 miles, 23.9 km, direction W)


Recommended attractions near South Carlton

Roche Abbey, Maltby

Roche Abbey (68 Pictures)

(4.8 miles, 7.7 km, direction NW)

The evocative remains of Roche Abbey rising from a landscape laid out by Capability Brown present an awe-inspiring sight,.....

July 2010

Clumber Country Park (148 Pictures)

(5.4 miles, 8.6 km, direction SE)

The peaceful landscape of this delightful country park gives visitors lovely summer memories of time spent ambling around.....

Wetlands Waterfoul Reserve at Lound near Retford, Notts.

Wetlands Waterfoul Reserve (2 Pictures)

(6.9 miles, 11.1 km, direction E)


Thrybergh Country Park in South Yorkshire, England

Thrybergh Country Park (18 Pictures)

(10.6 miles, 17.1 km, direction NW)

Thrybergh Country Park evolved out of Thrybergh Reservoir built in the 1800's to supply the borough of Doncaster with water. .....

Conisbrough Castle, 5 miles west of Doncaster

Conisbrough Castle (16 Pictures)

(10.7 miles, 17.2 km, direction NW)

The dilapidated ruins of Conisbrough Castle make an impressive sight, particularly its keep, which is unusual in design. The.....

The Senses

Bolsover Castle (100 Pictures)

(11.0 miles, 17.7 km, direction SW)

The early morning sun streams down on a piece of Derbyshire's proud heritage, as into view come the magnificent ruins of Bolsover.....

A picture of Doncaster Minster

Doncaster Minster (4 Pictures)

(12.6 miles, 20.2 km, direction N)

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

1983 - Sundown Kiddies Adventureland - Then known as Pets Corner. - At the tudor houses

Sundown Kiddies Adventureland (16 Pictures)

(12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction E)


This is the front of Sutton Scaresdale Hall, Derbyshire

Sutton Scarsdale Hall (15 Pictures)

(12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction SW)


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

Cusworth Hall & Museum (40 Pictures)

(13.0 miles, 20.9 km, direction N)

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

A picture of Pleasley Pit Country Park

Pleasley Pit Country Park (8 Pictures)

(13.2 miles, 21.2 km, direction SW)

Pleasley Pit Country park is a reclaimed colliery site, which now offers nature lovers the chance to see record numbers of.....

Gainsborough Old Hall, Gainsborough

Gainsborough Old Hall (55 Pictures)

(14.2 miles, 22.8 km, direction E)

Gainsborough Old Hall is one of the largest and most outstanding surviving examples of a late medieval house in the country. It.....

Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire

Hardwick Hall (134 Pictures)

(14.6 miles, 23.5 km, direction SW)

This magnificent Elizabethan house was begun by Elizabeth, Countess of Shrewsbury (Bess of Hardwick) in the year 1591. For the.....

A picture of Sheffield Cathedral

Sheffield Cathedral (1 Pictures)

(14.9 miles, 23.9 km, direction W)

This cathedral dates mostly from the 15th century, it was the former parish church of St.Peter and St.Paul, its tower and.....

Brodsworth Hall at night

Brodsworth Hall (118 Pictures)

(15.7 miles, 25.2 km, direction N)


Botanical Gardens fountain 24th Feb 2005

Botanical Gardens, Sheffield (5 Pictures)

(16.0 miles, 25.7 km, direction W)


A picture of Wonderland Pleasure Park

Wonderland Pleasure Park (2 Pictures)

(16.1 miles, 26.0 km, direction S)


Walled flower garden at Newstead Abbey in Nottinghamshire.

Newstead Abbey (64 Pictures)

(18.8 miles, 30.2 km, direction S)

A beautiful historic house set in a glorious landscape of gardens and parkland within the heart of Nottinghamshire, England......

The Great Oak, Sherwood Forest

Sherwood Forest (39 Pictures)

(19.0 miles, 30.6 km, direction S)


at Monk Bretton Priory, Cudworth, South Yorkshire

Monk Bretton Priory (8 Pictures)

(19.6 miles, 31.5 km, direction NW)


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