South Yorkshire is a ceremonial county in the southernmost part of the region of Yorkshire and the Humber, in England. It comprises the metropolitan boroughs of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield, being the last the regional capital and one of the most populated urban areas in the country.
The region is known for its industrial heritage that stretches back to the medieval period. Museums and landmarks related to Yorkshire’s industrial history can be explored throughout South Yorkshire, namely at the city of Sheffield, and along Yorkshire Industrial Heritage Trail. In the region’s cities and towns you will also find impressive modern areas, established cultural hubs, many family attractions, excellent shopping options and nightlife. As you will see on the live webcams, South Yorkshire has also beautiful pieces of nature, gardens and wildlife.
Population: estimated 1,4 million people
Administrative centre: Sheffield
Other major cities: Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham
Main attractions: Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, Sheffield Botanical Gardens and Winter Garden, Industrial Museums, Peak District National Park, Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Elsecar Heritage Centre, Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, Cannon Hall Farm, Wentworth Woodhouse, Woodlands Model Village, Conisbrough Castle
Nearest Airports: Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA), Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA)