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Kirkgate Railway Station Wakefield

Wakefield (47 Pictures)

(9.1 miles, 14.6 km, direction N)

Wakefield was the capital of Yorkshire's woollen industry for more than 700 years, it was an important weaving and dying centre as far back as the 13th century...

Countryside 5 minutes out of Featherstone, West Yorkshire

Featherstone (2 Pictures)

(9.8 miles, 15.8 km, direction NE)

Featherstone is a large town lying between Wakefield and Pontefract in West Yorkshire. For the past couple of centuries the town was known chiefly for its coal mines...

All Saints Church (now a Minster) Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Rotherham (107 Pictures)

(9.9 miles, 15.9 km, direction SE)

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

Thrybergh Country Park, South Yorkshire

Thrybergh (13 Pictures)

(10.0 miles, 16.1 km, direction SE)

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...

Ecclesfield Church St Mary

Sheffield (121 Pictures)

(11.9 miles, 19.1 km, direction S)


The Park Lake Spring 2009

Pontefract (179 Pictures)

(11.9 miles, 19.2 km, direction NE)

Pontefract has a ruined castle which has seen many tragedies, Richard II was murdered there in 1400, and later it was the scene of bitter, bloody battles between Roundheads and Royalists...

A picture of Whiston

Whiston (11 Pictures)

(11.9 miles, 19.2 km, direction SE)

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


Almondbury (6 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.6 km, direction NW)

Almondbury is one of the oldest and prettiest of the villages dominating the edge of the Pennine moors...

River Don at Sprotbrough

Sprotbrough (101 Pictures)

(12.3 miles, 19.9 km, direction E)

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...

The Dumb Steeple Plaque, Cooper Bridge.

Mirfield (7 Pictures)

(12.5 miles, 20.2 km, direction NW)

Mirfield is a residential town situated between Huddersfield and Dewsbury. It has a long history, and associations with Robin Hood, the Luddites, and the Bronte sisters. More.....

Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

Holmfirth (31 Pictures)

(12.7 miles, 20.4 km, direction W)

This is a place that will forever be associated with the gentle, romantic comedy "Last of the Summer Wine" which has graced our TV screens for more than a quarter of a century...


Castleford (33 Pictures)

(13.0 miles, 21.0 km, direction NE)

This is a large Northern town with roots stretching back to the Romans and beyond, as proven by the recent finding of a Bronze Age male skeleton and his chariot...

St James Church, Braithwell

Braithwell (32 Pictures)

(13.7 miles, 22.1 km, direction SE)

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...

A picture of Huddersfield

Huddersfield (95 Pictures)

(14.1 miles, 22.7 km, direction NW)

Huddersfield is a lively and interesting town that offers a rich cultural experience...

Roche Abbey in October

Maltby (70 Pictures)

(14.6 miles, 23.5 km, direction SE)

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...

Entrance to market area and view of Corn Exchange, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Doncaster (107 Pictures)

(14.6 miles, 23.5 km, direction E)

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...

Wadworth church, Wadworth, South Yorkshire

Wadworth (7 Pictures)

(15.0 miles, 24.2 km, direction SE)

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

St Winifred's church Stainton

Stainton (2 Pictures)

(15.2 miles, 24.5 km, direction SE)

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...

A picture of Laughton en le Morthen

Laughton en le Morthen (25 Pictures)

(15.8 miles, 25.5 km, direction SE)

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


Golcar (2 Pictures)

(16.2 miles, 26.0 km, direction W)

Sturdily built of stone, this small hill town is perched north of the River Colne and the now restored Huddersfield Narrow Canal...

Recommended attractions near Barnsley

at Monk Bretton Priory, Cudworth, South Yorkshire

Monk Bretton Priory (7 Pictures)

(2.0 miles, 3.1 km, direction E)


Wentworth Castle

Wentworth Castle (43 Pictures)

(2.5 miles, 4.1 km, direction SW)

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

Cannon Hall Park

Cannon Hall Country Park (18 Pictures)

(4.7 miles, 7.6 km, direction W)

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

A view of Newmillerdam taken near the memorial, West Yorkshire.

Newmillerdam Country Park (9 Pictures)

(5.5 miles, 8.8 km, direction N)

This attractive country park offers a rich and varied country landscape, it is dominated by a large lake ringed by numerous trees.....

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, West Yorkshire

Yorkshire Sculpture Park (29 Pictures)

(5.6 miles, 9.0 km, direction NW)

This is an exciting, fascinating tourist attraction that is both fun and thought provoking for all the family. It has fast.....

Outline of Sandal

Sandal Castle (12 Pictures)

(7.4 miles, 11.9 km, direction N)

The crumbling, naked ruins of Sandal Castle are now owned by Wakefield council, and what an inspired choice of centre-piece they.....

Pit head gear at Caphouse Colliery

National Coal Mining Museum (33 Pictures)

(8.8 miles, 14.2 km, direction NW)


Wakefield Cathedral, West Yorkshire. Viewed from Westgate

Wakefield Cathedral (2 Pictures)

(8.9 miles, 14.4 km, direction N)

This was formerly the parish church of All Saints, it only became a cathedral at the end of the 19th century. With its.....

Brodsworth Hall

Brodsworth Hall (112 Pictures)

(9.9 miles, 16.0 km, direction E)


Thrybergh Country Park in South Yorkshire, England

Thrybergh Country Park (16 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction SE)

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)

(11.2 miles, 18.0 km, direction SE)

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

Dewsbury Museum in Crow Nest Park, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire.

Dewsbury Museum (1 Pictures)

(11.6 miles, 18.7 km, direction NW)


A picture of Sheffield Cathedral

Sheffield Cathedral (1 Pictures)

(11.7 miles, 18.9 km, direction S)

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

Pontefract Castle Chapel in Autumn. West Yorkshire.

Pontefract Castle (98 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.6 km, direction NE)


Botanical Gardens fountain 24th Feb 2005

Botanical Gardens, Sheffield (4 Pictures)

(12.4 miles, 19.9 km, direction S)


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

Cusworth Hall & Museum (28 Pictures)

(12.5 miles, 20.2 km, direction E)

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

Robin Hoods Grave, Kirklees Priory, West Yorkshire

Robin Hood's Grave (4 Pictures)

(14.2 miles, 22.8 km, direction NW)


A picture of Doncaster Minster

Doncaster Minster (4 Pictures)

(14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction E)

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

Kirklees Priory Gatehouse, West Yorkshire

Kirklees Priory (2 Pictures)

(14.5 miles, 23.3 km, direction NW)

Home of the wicked Prioress who bled the unsuspecting Robin Hood to death. All that remains today is the Priory Gatehouse and.....

Towards Stanage on an Autumn day

Stanage Edge (26 Pictures)

(14.8 miles, 23.9 km, direction SW)


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