Your chance to stand on the moors and imagine the sounds of Heathcliffe and Cathy on the wind.
Immerse yourself in stories from Haworth, The Brontes and the Industrial history of the Worth Valley with a fascinating day out.
We’ll explore the cobbled streets of Haworth, discover St Michael and All Saints Church, visit the Bronte Parsonage Museum where the Bronte Sisters lived before heading out onto a the Moors for brief stroll to find out more about some of the inspiration for those famous Bronte sisters novels. if you are feeling energetic we can attempt the 7 mile round walk and visit Top Withens and the Bronte Waterfalls.
We will be joined on the day by a professional Blue Badge qualified guide, who specializes in the Bronte Country. He will, through their letters, poems and stories lay their achievements and passions before you, weaving them into the fabric of the village and the social history of the time.
Our wish is to bring the Bronte story to life and to inspire you to discover more about the Reverend Patrick, his wife Maria and their wonderful children (as well as the black sheep of their family - brother Bramwell).
The recent BBC drama To Walk Invisible - told the story about Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte and their poetry and novels, published originally under the pseudonyms of Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell. The novels Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights and The Tennant of Wildfell Hall have all since become classics of English Literature. Come and see locations from the drama and step back in time.
There will be plenty of time to explore the many gift shops and café’s along the cobbled streets and perhaps take a short ride on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.
NB - If you are looking for accommodation when staying in Haworth - Stay at our friends beautifully restored Victorian holiday cottages close to the historic cobbled main street of Haworth, in the heart of Bronte Country. Visit the village’s charming independent shops, pubs and restaurants as well as venture out into the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.
They have full availability calendars and weekly rates on their website www.haworthholidaylets.co.uk. Should you like a rate for a short break, please get in touch with them detailing the dates you would like.