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Pictures of South Yorkshire

Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in the county of South Yorkshire, England.

About the county of South 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.

Recommended Towns & Villages to visit in South Yorkshire

Christ church in central Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Doncaster (107 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire

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...

Sprotbrough

Sprotbrough (101 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire

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...

Stainton church, Stainton, South Yorkshire

Stainton (2 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire

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...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in South Yorkshire

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

Cusworth Hall & Museum (28 Pictures)

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

The Dearne Valley, South Yorkshire

Dearne Valley (1 Pictures)

An area in South Yorkshire along the river Dearne...

Sprotbrough Flash from the woods

Sprotbrough Flash Nature Reserve (16 Pictures)

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Towards Stanage on an Autumn day

Stanage Edge (26 Pictures)

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