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South Yorkshire

A thriving cosmopolitan region that's also packed with history

Welcome to South Yorkshire!

South Yorkshire‘s rich industrial heritage and jaw-dropping scenery make it spoilt for things to do. Whether it’s a weekend break in the heart of England’s green and pleasant land, days out with the kids hearing thrilling tales of the past, top-class sport, brilliant nightlife, or cutting-edge art and culture, South Yorkshire’s got it all. With an industrial past, South Yorkshire has been transformed into a 21st-century playground for culture seekers. With a passion for music, sport and art, you’ll discover museums, galleries and some of the finest architecture in the UK. Enjoy some of the UK’s finest Gothic architecture, museums and Victorian monuments, and imagine the boom of industry that built a city around steel.

South Yorkshire is also the best place in Britain for pubs. They’re friendly, full of Yorkshire charm and are stocked with local ales from the likes of Abbeydale, Bradfield and Thornbridge breweries. The Fat Cat at Kelham Island was the city’s first real ale pub. From traditional roasts with Yorkshire puddings, to fish and chips washed down with a real ale, South Yorkshire is famous for many things and food is certainly one of them. You will not leave this county thirsty or hungry!

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