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About the county of West YorkshireThe 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.
See our recommended West Yorkshire towns and villages below, along with our listed West Yorkshire attractions, and West Yorkshire hotels and holiday cottages.
Recommended towns & villages to visit in West Yorkshire
This is a large Northern town with roots stretching back to the Romans and beyond, as proven by the recent finding of a Bronze Age male skeleton and his chariot...
Harden lies in the famous countryside area between Cullingworth and Bingley surrounded by rivers and meadows. It is a favoured commuter base for those working in nearby Bradford...
This is a place that will forever be associated with the gentle, romantic comedy "Last of the Summer Wine" which has graced our TV screens for more than a quarter of a century...
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...All West Yorkshire towns & villagesHistoric Market TownsPicturesque VillagesHistoric CitiesAll towns in England
Recommended attractions in West Yorkshire
Home of the wicked Prioress who bled the unsuspecting Robin Hood to death. All that remains today is the Priory Gatehouse and.....All West Yorkshire AttractionsCastles in West YorkshireWest Yorkshire Beauty SpotsAll England Attractions
Random England fact:
Sir Walter Scott (Scottish lawyer, poet and novelist) 1771-1832 built Abbotsford House, and started the trend for the "Baronial" style of Scottish Country Houses. The armoury includes Rob Roy's sword and gun together with many other arms and armour. There is a fine library with more than 9000 books. Other noteworthy artifacts to be seen at Abbotsford House include a pocket book of Flora MacDonald, Napoleon's cloak brooch and a lock of Bonnie Prince Charlie's hair.
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