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HAWORTH Bronte Village Yorkshire England

A novel day out.------------------CLICK ON SMALL PHOTOS FOR INFO.

DSCN0875.JPGDSCN0877.JPGDSCN0878.JPGDSCN0883.JPGDSCN0887.JPGDSCN0880.JPGDSCN0879.JPGDSCN0874.JPGDSCN0886.JPGDSCN0888.JPGDSCN0889.JPGDSCN0890.JPGDSCN0891.JPGDSCN0892.JPGDSCN0893.JPGDSCN0894.JPGDSCN0897.JPGDSCN0895.JPGDSCN0898.JPGDSCN0899.JPGDSCN0900.JPGDSCN0902.JPGDSCN0904.JPGDSCN0867.JPGDSCN0905.JPGlarge_DSCN0884.JPG Bronte Parsonage Haworth..---------------------------------------------------------------------- HAWORTH is situated at the edge of the Pennine moors in West Yorkshire England. The village is today mainly known for its association with the literary family the Bronte Sisters.--Charlotte born 1816 wrote "Jane Eyre", Emily born 1818 wrote "Wuthering Heights" Anne born 1820 wrote "The Tennant of Wildfell Hall". They had a brother Bramwell born 1817. Their father ,Patrick was a cleryman at Hawoth Parish Church. They were born in a village of Thornton near Bradford, but did their writing of novels and poems at Haworth, living in the Parsonage at the back o the Church. Their father outlived his wife and family. They are buried in a vault in the Parish Church. Today the Parsonage has a museum and can be visited. The table sat at by Charlotte to write "Jane Eyre" can be seen.----------------------------------------------------On this day out i took the bus from Keighley bus station ( B3 ). The route is called the Bronte Bus . I disembarked near the top of Haworth hill, because i wanted to walk down the hill ,to the return bus stop near the Heritage Railway station.(Ask the driver ) The bus takes 13 minutes from Keighley. The village main street is cobbled , so glad i wore sensible shoes. ----------The church and parsonage are near the top of the hill. In the lane with the entrance to the Parsonage, i noticed a sign pointing to Haworth Moor at the back of the village. This is good walking country. In the same lane is the school that the sister taught.------ --I had a tasty Yorkshire Pudding filled with thick gravy and fried onions and 3 sausages, along with a pot of tea,at Emmas Cafe in the main street near the church.---------I worked my down the hill to the Fleece Pub,for a pint of beer. Opposite this pub is a road down through a park to the heritage railway station. About 50 yards from the station is the bus stop to Keighley.-------------------- The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway is a heritage railway that runs steam trains from Keighley to Haworth and Oakworth. This train can be taken to visit Haworth.,this means you have to walk up the steep hill.-- The film "The Railway Children" was filmed along the line. The railway station is about a quarter of a mile from the cobbled main street..------------------The cycle race "The Tour De France" came through Haworth in 2014.-----------------------------------------Info . The sisters , Charlotte ( 1816 - 1855 )---Emily (1818-1848 ) Anne ( 1830- 1849 ) and brother Bramwell (1817 - 1848)

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