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The Local Area

Our cottages are in the heart of the historic and attractive village of Haworth, West Yorkshire. The area is often called Bronte Country because of its association with the Bronte authors – Emily Bronte, Charlotte Bronte and Anne Bronte. The family moved to the Haworth Parsonage in 1820, which is now the Bronte Parsonage Museum.  Haworth Main Street retains many original features including a cobbled Main Street lined with stone cottages. Many are converted to independent shops, cafes and restaurants. There are several pubs in the village including the Black Bull which Branwell Bronte is reputed to have frequented on a regular basis.  Haworth also has it’s own micro brewery Haworth Steam Brewery located on the Main Street.

Haworth hosts themed weekends throughout the year, including the hugely popular 1940’s weekend, 1960’s weekend, Steampunk weekend, Scroggling the Holly and the Torchlight Procession.

Haworth also provides an excellent base for exploring both the Bradford, Leeds and Harrogate areas, which boast a wide variety of museums, galleries, and shopping centres. With the Yorkshire Dales National Park less than a 20 minute drive away, you can soon be in rolling countryside.

There is lots to see and do in Haworth and surrounding areas:

Haworth

Bronte Country

Haworth Georgian Parsonage Museum

Haworth 1940s Weekend

Keighley & Worth Valley Steam Railway

Gawthorpe Hall (Bronte Country)

Haworth Village (Bronte Country)

Oakwell Hall (Bronte Country)

Ponden Hall (Bronte Country)

Top Withens (Bronte Country)

Settle to Carlisle Railway

Skipton

Skipton Castle

Ilkley

Hebden Bridge

Yorkshire Dales National Park

Welcome to Yorkshire

Spofforth Castle

Hardcastle Crags

Bolton Abbey

Heptonstall

Malham Cove

Grassington

National Science and Media Museum

Newby Hall and Gardens

RHS Harlow Carr Gardens

Brimham Rocks

St Ives Estate, Bingley

Hesketh Farm Park, Bolton Abbey

Billy Bobs Ice Cream Parlour and Play Area

Eureka Children’s Museum, Halifax

Leeds

Bradford

Cycle Yorkshire

Websites for walks in the area:

Worth Valley Walks

Haworth Walks

Guided Walks with Bronte Walks

Walking Englishman

Walking in Yorkshire

Penistone Hill Country Park