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45 Places to Visit in South Yorkshire | Directory

Yorkshire is a county of massive contrasts from the urban south famed for its collieries, the expanses of the coastal east, the wild moors of the west and the north and the rolling countryside in the middle. Much of Britian has been shaped here and although home to some of the UK's more modern and vibrant cities the rural parts remain essentially what Britain is all about.

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Birthplace of: John Arden, John Hoyland, John McLaughlin, Kevin Keegan, Michael Palin, Juda Quastel, Diana Rigg, John Roebuck, Sir Frederick Russell, Sir Michael Sadler, Arthur Scargill, Leonard Smithers, Alison Smithson, Fred Trueman, George Porter, Gordon Banks, William Bennett, Dickie Bird, Brian Blessed, David Blunkett, Malcolm Bradbury, Alastair Burnet, Antonia Byatt, Bruce Chatwin, Margaret Drabble, Lesley Garrett, Michael Parkinson, William Hague, Sean Bean, Naseem Hamed, Roger Taylor, Harry Godwin, Robert Hadfield, Jeremy Clarkson, Darren Gough, Oona King, Peter Stringfellow, Barry Hines, Harold Hobson, John Krebs, Joseph Locke, Kenneth Martin, Helen Sharman, Henry Sorby, Jessica Ennis, Derek Simpson, Ed Clancy, Joe Root,

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If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future - Winston Churchill
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Wedding of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York - 1486, Henry Morgan Sacks Panama City - 1670, Cook reaches Hawaii - 1778, Precedent for Cremation Set - 1884, Bentley Motors Formed - 1919, Deptford Fire Kills 13 - 1981
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