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Wroxham

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Capernwray

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Pictures of West Yorkshire

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

Golcar

Golcar (2 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire

Sturdily built of stone, this small hill town is perched north of the River Colne and the now restored Huddersfield Narrow Canal...

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Hebden Bridge (43 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of West Yorkshire

This beautiful old town grew up close to the River Hebden at the point where a stone bridge was built as part of a pack-horse route in the 16th century...

Huddersfield Station.

Huddersfield (98 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire

Huddersfield is a lively and interesting town that offers a rich cultural experience...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in West Yorkshire

Front view of East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley, West Yorkshire

East Riddlesden Hall (5 Pictures)

For a glorious day out amongst spectacular countryside where you get an evocative glimpse into the past there are few properties.....

Harewood House in West Yorkshire - Terrace Gardens, June 2005

Harewood House (25 Pictures)

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Holme Moss Radio and T V mast

Holme Moss (10 Pictures)

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Pontefract Castle Chapel in Autumn. West Yorkshire.

Pontefract Castle (101 Pictures)

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