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Halifax YorkshireHalifax lies in Yorkshire, the largest of all England's counties. In the northwest of the county lies the Yorkshire Dales National Park, a lovely patchwork of limestone hills, gentle valleys and the high peaks of Whernside, Pen-y-ghent and Ingleborough. The classical Yorkshire Dales spread to the north from the market and spa towns of Settle, Skipton, Ilkley and Harrogate in North Yorkshire, with most of the larger southern dales such as Ribblesdale, Malhamdale and Airedale, Wharfedale and Nidderdale running roughly parallel from north to south, and the more northerly dales including Wensleydale, Swaledale and Teesdale running generally from west to east. The North York Moors is the county's other national park, with bleak upland moors and a magnificent rugged coastline. To the southeast of the region lie the Yorkshire Wolds, formed from chalk hills that arc from the Humber estuary west of Kingston upon Hull up to the North Sea coast between Bridlington and Scarborough.

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AttractionsNational Museum of Photography, Film & Television, Bradford, West Yorkshire Tel: 01274 202030 The National Museum of Photography, Film & Television was established in 1983 and attracts over 750,000 visitors each year. The museum has a collection of over three million items. www.nmpft.org.uk. About 8 miles northeast of Halifax.

National Museum of Photography

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AttractionsThe Piece Hall, Halifax HX1 1RE Tel: 01422 321002 The Piece Hall is in the centre of Halifax and consists of a large courtyard, surrounded by galleries in the classical style on three levels. As a town square it compares well with any other in Europe and is a monument to both the woollen textile and stone masonry industries. Over the years it has become home to a wide range of speciality shops. www.piecehall. In the centre of Halifax.

The Piece Hall

Attractions Shibden Hall, Lister’s Road, Halifax HX3 6XG Tel: 01422 352246 First built in about 1420, Shibden Hall, a splendid half-timbered manor house, was the home of the Lister family for over 300 hundred years. Each of the owners have left their mark on the property with furniture, decoration and personal belongings. The house is open to the public and is set in beautiful landscaped gardens and parkland. On the outskirts of Halifax.

Shibden Hall

AttractionsEureka! The Museum for Children, Discovery Road, Halifax Tel: 01422 330012 Britain's first and only interactive museum designed especially for children aged 3-12 years. More than 400 larger than life exhibits and exciting activities. www.eureka.org.uk. In the centre of Halifax.

Eureka

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