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Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in the county of West Yorkshire, England.

About the county of West 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 West Yorkshire

Cow and Calf, Ilkley.

Ilkley (35 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire

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Looking along the Canal in Mirfield

Mirfield (7 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire

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.....

Sowerby Bridge Rushbearing Festival Weekend

Sowerby Bridge (11 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire

Surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the South Pennines, with the town's gentle scenery being enhanced by the River Calder and the River Ryburn on which the town stands...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in West Yorkshire

Cliffe Castle museum, Keighley, West Yorkshire.

Cliffe Castle Museum (2 Pictures)

The approach to Cliffe Castle Museum, gives the visitor little hint of the amazing treat in store, for awaiting is a magnificent.....

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

Newmillerdam Country Park (9 Pictures)

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)

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 (29 Pictures)

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

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