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Cow and Calf, Ilkley.

Ilkley

in the county of West Yorkshire

Portreath Harbour

Portreath

a Seaside Town in the county of Cornwall

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in the county of Cumbria

Towns in South Yorkshire

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Barnsley, 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.

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Bolsterstone, 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...

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Braithwell, South Yorkshire

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.

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Doncaster, South Yorkshire

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.

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Laughton en le Morthen, South Yorkshire

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

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Maltby, South Yorkshire

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.

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Rotherham, South Yorkshire

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

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Sprotbrough, 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.

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Stainton, 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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Stannington, South Yorkshire

A picturesque village in South Yorkshire

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Swallownest, South Yorkshire

Swallownest is a village near Rotherham (4 miles) and Sheffield (7 miles), South Yorkshire.

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Thorpe Salvin, South Yorkshire

This pleasant, harmonious village, was first mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086, thus it has a history lost in the mists of time. It is home to the ruined Thorpe Hall, an...

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Thrybergh, 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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Tickhill, South Yorkshire

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

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Wadworth, South Yorkshire

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

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Whiston, South Yorkshire

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

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