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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

Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Town hall in the full bloom of summer.

Barnsley (133 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...

Castle Inn, Bolsterstone

Bolsterstone (3 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire

Bolsterstone is a hilltop village, about 1.000 feet above sea level, situated about 8 miles North west of Sheffield, Yorkshire. It has Anglo Saxon roots and lies on a Salt Route.....

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

Brodsworth house and gardens South Yorkshire

Brodsworth Hall (117 Pictures)

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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.....

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

Cusworth Hall & Museum (37 Pictures)

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 Doncaster Minster

Doncaster Minster (4 Pictures)

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

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