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Recommended Towns & Villages near Stainton

St James Church, Braithwell village, South Yorkshire

Braithwell (32 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (1.6 miles, 2.5 km, direction W)

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...

Roche Abbey

Maltby (70 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (1.6 miles, 2.6 km, direction SW)

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...

A picture of Tickhill

Tickhill (34 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (2.2 miles, 3.6 km, direction E)

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

Wadworth church, Wadworth, South Yorkshire

Wadworth (7 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (2.3 miles, 3.7 km, direction N)

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

All Saints Church, Laughton en le Morthen, South Yorkshire

Laughton en le Morthen (25 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (3.9 miles, 6.3 km, direction SW)

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

Kingfisher at Sprotbrough Flash

Sprotbrough (112 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (5.5 miles, 8.8 km, direction N)

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 (5.6 miles, 9.0 km, direction W)

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...

Christ church in central Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Doncaster (118 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (6.3 miles, 10.1 km, direction N)

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. Mary Magdalene's Church, Whiston (nr Rotherham), South Yorkshire.

Whiston (11 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (6.5 miles, 10.5 km, direction W)

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

A picture of Rotherham

Rotherham (107 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (7.9 miles, 12.7 km, direction W)

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

Church

Worksop (237 Pictures)

in the county of Nottinghamshire (8.9 miles, 14.3 km, direction S)

The dense spread of Worksop in Nottinghamshire meets with some seriously picturesque countryside, it is fortunate to be ringed by two rivers, the Clumber which borders Clumber Country Park, and the River Ryton...

St Peter & St Paul Church  - Gringley on the Hill, Nottinghamshire

Gringley on the Hill (4 Pictures)

in the county of Nottinghamshire (11.5 miles, 18.5 km, direction E)

This charming hill-top village lies in spacious countryside close to the Chesterfield Canal. It shows an abundance of picturesque red-brick properties including out lying farms with ancient barns and dovecotes...

Peace Gardens

Sheffield (126 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (13.0 miles, 21.0 km, direction W)

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Exterior Bolsover Castle, Derbyshire

Bolsover (89 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire (15.0 miles, 24.1 km, direction S)

Bolsover is a small town lying 5 miles east of Chesterfield. It occupies a picturesque valley setting, watched over by 17th century Bolsover Castle which stands on the site of a former fortress of Norman times...

Monk BrettonPpriory in winter

Barnsley (154 Pictures)

in the county of South Yorkshire (15.2 miles, 24.5 km, direction NW)

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...

All Saints Church, Gainsborough

Gainsborough (172 Pictures)

in the county of Lincolnshire (16.4 miles, 26.4 km, direction E)

The lovely market town of Gainsborough flourishes along a sweep of the River Trent which opens up pleasant riverside walks revealing much of the areas flora and fauna as well as interesting pieces of modern sculpture...

This is the front of Sutton Scaresdale Hall, Derbyshire

Sutton Scarsdale (18 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire (16.8 miles, 27.1 km, direction SW)

This is a village noted for the romantic ruins of what was once one of the grandest houses in Derbyshire...

A picture of Edwinstowe

Edwinstowe (14 Pictures)

in the county of Nottinghamshire (17.0 miles, 27.4 km, direction S)

In the heart of Sherwood Forest sits the historic village of Edwinstowe. Legend has it that it was here in Edwinstowe that Robin Hood married Maid Marian at the local Church of.....

picture of Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Chesterfield (75 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Derbyshire (17.4 miles, 27.9 km, direction SW)

Chesterfield is an attractive town close to the dramatic peaks of the Peak District National Park. It is well known for its strange landmark, the crooked spire of its parish.....

Countryside 5 minutes out of Featherstone, West Yorkshire

Featherstone (2 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (18.3 miles, 29.5 km, direction NW)

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...

Recommended attractions near Stainton

Roche Abbey, Maltby

Roche Abbey (68 Pictures)

(2.2 miles, 3.6 km, direction S)

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

Conisbrough Castle, 5 miles west of Doncaster

Conisbrough Castle (16 Pictures)

(4.3 miles, 6.9 km, direction NW)

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

Thrybergh Country Park in South Yorkshire, England

Thrybergh Country Park (18 Pictures)

(5.1 miles, 8.2 km, direction W)

Thrybergh Country Park evolved out of Thrybergh Reservoir built in the 1800's to supply the borough of Doncaster with water. .....

A picture of Doncaster Minster

Doncaster Minster (4 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.4 km, direction N)

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

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

Cusworth Hall & Museum (40 Pictures)

(6.5 miles, 10.5 km, direction N)

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

Brodsworth Hall at night

Brodsworth Hall (118 Pictures)

(9.1 miles, 14.6 km, direction N)

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Wetlands Waterfoul Reserve at Lound near Retford, Notts.

Wetlands Waterfoul Reserve (2 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction SE)

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July 2010

Clumber Country Park (148 Pictures)

(11.9 miles, 19.2 km, direction SE)

The peaceful landscape of this delightful country park gives visitors lovely summer memories of time spent ambling around.....

A picture of Sheffield Cathedral

Sheffield Cathedral (1 Pictures)

(13.0 miles, 20.9 km, direction W)

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

at Monk Bretton Priory, Cudworth, South Yorkshire

Monk Bretton Priory (8 Pictures)

(13.7 miles, 22.1 km, direction NW)

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Botanical Gardens fountain 24th Feb 2005

Botanical Gardens, Sheffield (5 Pictures)

(14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction W)

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The Senses

Bolsover Castle (100 Pictures)

(15.1 miles, 24.3 km, direction S)

The early morning sun streams down on a piece of Derbyshire's proud heritage, as into view come the magnificent ruins of Bolsover.....

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

Wentworth Castle (50 Pictures)

(15.8 miles, 25.4 km, direction NW)

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

Gainsborough Old Hall, Gainsborough

Gainsborough Old Hall (55 Pictures)

(16.0 miles, 25.8 km, direction E)

Gainsborough Old Hall is one of the largest and most outstanding surviving examples of a late medieval house in the country. It.....

This is the front of Sutton Scaresdale Hall, Derbyshire

Sutton Scarsdale Hall (15 Pictures)

(16.7 miles, 26.9 km, direction SW)

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1983 - Sundown Kiddies Adventureland - Then known as Pets Corner. - At the tudor houses

Sundown Kiddies Adventureland (16 Pictures)

(17.1 miles, 27.5 km, direction SE)

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A picture of Pleasley Pit Country Park

Pleasley Pit Country Park (8 Pictures)

(18.3 miles, 29.5 km, direction S)

Pleasley Pit Country park is a reclaimed colliery site, which now offers nature lovers the chance to see record numbers of.....

Pontefract Castle Chapel in Autumn. West Yorkshire.

Pontefract Castle (101 Pictures)

(18.9 miles, 30.4 km, direction N)

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

Newmillerdam Country Park (20 Pictures)

(19.1 miles, 30.8 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.....

Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire

Hardwick Hall (134 Pictures)

(19.3 miles, 31.1 km, direction S)

This magnificent Elizabethan house was begun by Elizabeth, Countess of Shrewsbury (Bess of Hardwick) in the year 1591. For the.....


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