South Yorkshire is a county located in the north of England and forms part of the larger county of Yorkshire. South Yorkshire has come a long way from its industrial past and includes such diverse places as the contemporary bars and restaurants of Eccleshall Road in Sheffield to the stunning walking country around Penistone. The major towns and cities of South Yorkshire are Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield. Sheffield has several museums which celebrate its industrial heritage, the Kelham Island Museum and the Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. Sheffield is also a thriving centre for music, sports and shopping, boasting the large shopping centre at Meadowhall. Doncaster is the home of the St Leger horse race and has been a centre for horse racing for centuries. There is a vast range of properties for rent in South Yorkshire, ranging from city centre apartments in converted industrial buildings to houses with spectacular views over the Peak District national park.