South Yorkshire is a county in the north of England. With an industrial history steeped in the mining of coal and the production of steel in the area, many of the county's towns and cities- such as Doncaster and Sheffield- bear the marks of their Victorian past, full of gorgeous and gothic architecture. But it's not all cities in South Yorkshire- the region also boasts scenic villages such as Skellow and Burghwalls, plenty of rolling, rural scenes, containing its share of the Peak District. Those looking for a quiet life in beautiful surroundings can opt for any one of the lovely, historic villages dotted throughout South Yorkshire, whilst those looking for a busy, bustling atmosphere and fantastic nightlife can choose from Doncaster or Sheffield. Featuring Michelin Star restaurants and a host of fantastic food markets throughout its towns and cities, South Yorkshire is a foodie paradise. Lovers of the great outdoors, meanwhile, can enjoy exploration of the Peak District or the county's rugged and breathtaking landscape. Sporty types will delight in the range of gyms and leisure centres dotted throughout the country. Families will love the range of excellent independent and state schools throughout South Yorkshire, whilst professionals will be well-served by Sheffield. Properties to rent in South Yorkshire range from fantastically affordable Barnsley terraces, perfect for young professionals and growing families, to chic apartments in Sheffield to expansive family homes in the county's rolling countryside, and everything in between.