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in the county of South Yorkshire

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Dawn in Secker Wood

Wakefield (43 Pictures) in the county of West Yorkshire

(6.2 miles, 9.9 km, direction N of Royston)

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...

Church at Pontefract

Pontefract (181 Pictures) a Historic Market Town in the county of West Yorkshire

(8.7 miles, 14.0 km, direction NE of Royston)

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...


Almondbury (6 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of West Yorkshire

(12.2 miles, 19.7 km, direction W of Royston)

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

A picture of Rotherham

Rotherham (107 Pictures) in the county of South Yorkshire

(12.4 miles, 19.9 km, direction S of Royston)

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

Digley reservoir

Holmfirth (40 Pictures) in the county of West Yorkshire

(13.8 miles, 22.2 km, direction W of Royston)

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...

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

Newmillerdam Country Park (20 Pictures)

(2.7 miles, 4.4 km, direction NW)

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

Outline of Sandal

Sandal Castle (12 Pictures)

(4.4 miles, 7.1 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.....

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, West Yorkshire

Yorkshire Sculpture Park (35 Pictures)

(4.8 miles, 7.8 km, direction W)

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

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

Wentworth Castle (50 Pictures)

(5.8 miles, 9.4 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.....

Wakefield Cathedral, West Yorkshire. Viewed from Westgate

Wakefield Cathedral (2 Pictures)

(5.9 miles, 9.5 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.....

Cannon Hall park

Cannon Hall Country Park (24 Pictures)

(6.0 miles, 9.6 km, direction W)

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

Pit head gear at Caphouse Colliery

National Coal Mining Museum (33 Pictures)

(7.8 miles, 12.5 km, direction NW)


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