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The Brontës Group Tour

The Brontës Group Tour

The Brontës Group Tour

In a remote Yorkshire village, surrounded by windswept moors, three sisters wrote some of the greatest gems in the literary treasure chest, including Wuthering Heights and Jane Eyre. Explore Haworth, the pretty Yorkshire village made up of quaint bookshops, tea rooms and the famous pub patronised by the sisters' brother, as well as the Brontë Parsonage where the sisters wrote their stories. Roam around the moors and see the farmhouse which inspired Wuthering Heights house. See where they are buried in the family vault at the local church.

Tour Highlights

  • The Brontë Parsonage in Haworth, where the sisters lived and their father was Vicar. The rooms where they wrote their famous works are still filled with their furniture, clothes and possessions.
  • St Michael and All Angels Church, where all the Brontës apart from Anne are buried in the family vault.
  • Picturesque Haworth, with its cobbled streets and quirky vintage and gifts shops and The Black Bull pub, frequented by Bramwell Brontë.
  • The moorland farm of Top Withens, believed to be the site of Wuthering Heights house and Ponden Hall, inspriration for Thrushcross Grange in Wuthering Heights.
  • Brontë Falls and Brontë Stone Chair on the moors, where they sat writing.
  • Thornton, where the Brontës were born. See the house where they were born, now a coffee shop called 'Emily's'.
  • Red House, the model for 'Briarmains' in Charlotte's novel Shirley, with Victorian rooms and recreated gardens.
  • Oakwell Hall, which inspired 'Fieldhead' in Shirley.
  • Shibden Hall, which is believed to have influenced Emily Brontë when writing Jane Eyre.
  • Haddon Hall, which appeared as a location in 2 film adapations of Jane Eyre.
  • Ancient Bolton Abbey, visited by the Brontë family and where they took guests, with its Priory Church and ruins of an Augustinian Priory in a beautiful riverside setting.
  • The beautiful walled city of York, proud bastion of the north, with its stunning architecture, cobbled streets and attractions such as York Minster, the Yorvik Viking Centre and Clifford's Tower built by William the Conqueror.

What Our Clients Say

I was very fortunate to be on their 70th and 75th D-Day celebration tours. The service and attention to details was exceptional. It was very moving to go back.

As a Jane Austen enthusiast, this tour was perfect - and the Jane Austen Festival in Bath was just fabulous to see!

Words fail me...The Downton Abbey was a perfectly wonderful travel experience! We did not know we would be the ONLY guests at the Abbey. When we realised how truly exclusive our tour was we were speechless! Surreal being there and actually meeting Lady Carnarvon.