Brontë Country

We love to show people Brontë Country.

These are day tours for those who would like to have a Brontë experience as an essential part of their visit to Yorkshire, or England.

Arriving

The best way to arrive is by rail, there are excellent national links from London, York and Edinburgh to Leeds and then, with a simple platform change, to Keighley.

We can meet you at either Leeds, or Keighley railway station and then take you up to Haworth to have morning coffee and to begin your day.

Arriving in style

There are times when we can link your visit to the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway and this means that you can arrive in Haworth on a wonderful heritage steam train.

The key components of a day in Brontë Country are:

An exploration of Haworth village with the story of the Brontë family told through their letters, poems and writing.

A guided tour of the Parsonage Museum

A walk onto the heather moorland that inspired the sisters’ writing.

Then a short drive to the edge of the Yorkshire Dales and a visit to Bolton Abbey.

This is where Charlotte took her friend Ellen Nussey on one of her first visits to Haworth.  It is the ruins of an Augustinian Abbey which sits on the banks of the River Wharfe in a landscape painted by J.M.W. Turner.  It will take your breath away.

We will then return you to the train that will take you back to your starting point with the memories of a wonderful day.

This is your day and we will do our best to meet your needs and interests.  We will punctuate the day with lunch in one of Haworth’s famous cafes or restaurants and take afternoon tea either overlooking the Abbey or in the Devonshire Arms.

The cost

These tours start from £400 and include entrance to the Parsonage Museum and Bolton Abbey.

Booking

Please telephone Johnnie on 07749 108 105, or email info@brontewalks.co.uk for further information and to discuss your requirements.