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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

Doncaster Town Centre

Doncaster (119 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...

St Winifred's church Stainton

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...

St Mary's Church, Tickhill

Tickhill (34 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire

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

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Recommended Attractions to visit in South Yorkshire

Conisbrough Castle, 5 miles west of Doncaster

Conisbrough Castle (16 Pictures)

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

A picture of Sheffield Cathedral

Sheffield Cathedral (1 Pictures)

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

Ulley Country Park, South Yorkshire

Ulley Country Park (15 Pictures)

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A good view of Stainborough Castle at Wentworth Castle Gardens near Barnsley

Wentworth Castle (50 Pictures)

Wentworth Castle Gardens have been the subject of an ambitious plan to restore the magnificent estate, once home to the Earls of.....

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