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

About the county of West Yorkshire

A county in England

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.

Or see below for all the magical places West Yorkshire has to offer, including the best accommodation for those wishing to stay in an historic property or picturesque setting..

Recommended Towns & Villages to visit in West Yorkshire

Deanhouse, West Yorkshire

Deanhouse (3 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire

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The Dumb Steeple Plaque, Cooper Bridge.

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.....

The Fleece Pub - Wakefield

Wakefield (47 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire

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...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in West Yorkshire

Pit head gear at Caphouse Colliery

National Coal Mining Museum (33 Pictures)

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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.....

Nostell Priory

Nostell Priory (27 Pictures)

18th-century architectural masterpiece with Adam interiors, Chippendale furniture, fine collections and landscape park and.....

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.....

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