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South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire is a populous area in the north of England. With the the 'backbone of England' Pennine range and areas of valleys and lowlands, this country has a varied geography. Sheffield is a major UK city with culture, history (think Sheffield steel), and the arts. 

South Yorkshire - The Travelling Reader

Places to visit


Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, Graves Art Gallery, Kelham Island Museum, Sheffield Botanical Gardens, Sheffield cathedral, Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, Rother Valley Country Park.


Books based in this county:

Authors associated with this county 

Authors who are associated with this county (born or lived here) or who have based their books here.

Joanne Harris

Margaret Drabble

Gervase Phinn

Barry Hines

Ian McMillan

Marina Lewycka 

Map  by Nilfanion [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons. Not affiliated with The Travelling Reader.

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