The home of cities, valleys, moorland and thriving culture – West Yorkshire’s place in the history of literature and art go back hundreds of years. Visit for modern art & fashion against a backdrop of historic architecture.
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Villages, Towns & Cities of West Yorkshire
Hotels in West Yorkshire
West Yorkshire FAQ’s
Which areas are in West Yorkshire?
The West Yorkshire Combined Authority comprises the West Yorkshire local authority areas of Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield, plus the City of York. This area is the UK’s largest economic area outside London with a population of over 2.3 million.
What are the 5 towns in West Yorkshire?
The district is indeed made up of Wakefield and the Five Towns (Pontefract, Castleford, Knottingley, Featherstone and Normanton).
Is West Yorkshire nice?
West Yorkshire is a beautiful county with a lot to offer to both professionals and families alike.
What is the capital of West Yorkshire?
Leeds – After London and Birmingham, the third-largest city in the United Kingdom is Leeds. It is a city located in the northern county of Yorkshire and is the largest city in West Yorkshire.
What is West Yorkshire famous for?
Rhubarb – The Rhubarb Triangle between Wakefield, Leeds & Bradford had a brief commercial success with the mass cultivation of rhubarb, owing to the nitrogen rich soils and the “frost pocket” of cool growing conditions. The darkened finishing sheds for the rhubarb helped to sweeten and de-toxify the end product with harvesting done by candlelight.