West Yorkshire is a county in the north of England. A varied county, it contains a multitude of market towns such as Ilkley and Wetherby, in addition to the bigger cities of Leeds and Bradford. In terms of scenery the south of the county contains part of the Peak District, with the moorland around Haworth, termed 'Bronte Country' providing the setting and inspiration of the Bronte sisters' novels.
Leeds in particular is a destination perfect for those who enjoy shopping, the city's arcades house a number of independent boutiques alongside big designer names, whilst high-street brands can be found in the Trinity shopping centre. Leeds and Bradford both have lively nightlife scenes, with excellent pubs, clubs and restaurants. For those more interested in culture there are numerous museums in West Yorkshire, ranging from Bradford's National Media Museum to the Royal Armouries and Thackary Medical Museum in Leeds, in addition to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park near to Wakefield. Properties for sale in West Yorkshire reflect the varied nature of the county, from large houses with grounds in rural areas, to modern apartments in city centres and more affordable homes suitable for growing families.