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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

Monk BrettonPpriory in winter

Barnsley (148 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire

This is an attractive town laid out along the River Dearne, it is enclosed by spectacular Pennine scenery and is an ideal place from which to discover the limestone hills and fresh green valley's of the Yorkshire Dales...

Sprotbrough Flash, South Yorkshire

Sprotbrough (112 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...

Thrybergh Country Park, South Yorkshire

Thrybergh (14 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire

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...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in South Yorkshire

Cannon Hall park

Cannon Hall Country Park (23 Pictures)

Outstanding country park originally landscaped in the 1760's by Richard Woods. The park surrounds a magnificent hall designed by.....

Roche Abbey, Maltby

Roche Abbey (68 Pictures)

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

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.....

Sprotbrough Flash from the woods

Sprotbrough Flash Nature Reserve (16 Pictures)

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