Visit and fall in love with Haworth
Haworth is a quaint, little village, clinging to the edge of the Yorkshire moors.
It has picturesque cobbled streets with shops, pubs and cafes where friends visit to unwind over coffee or rest after taking to the hills for a rugged moorland adventure.
Haworth is best known for being the literary home of the Brontes and the majestic steam trains of the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway. It’s where Cathy and Heathcliffe embraced and where local folklore says passing through ‘The Fairy Cave‘ will bring marriage within a year – dare you!
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7 Top Tips When Visiting Haworth Village
If you are planning a trip to the village of Haworth, here are some tips to help you plan your visit!
1: Book your accommodation early to avoid disappointment as Haworth village can become very popular during peak season, or when events are planned.
2: If planning your stay during the winter and want to visit The Bronte Parsonage Museum, check their opening dates as they usually close for several weeks to refit for their exhibitions.
3: Take a trip to the picturesque hamlet of Wycoller. Park at The Atom, with lovely views into Lancashire and Pendle Hill, then walk down the hill to explore the ruins and nature trail of Wycoller. If you’re lucky, the cafe may be open!
4: Haworth village is the perfect base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales and nearby towns and cities of Bradford and Leeds.
5: Visit Gillson’s quarry which is still active and cutting stone blocks and bricks. It’s fascinating to see the process of taking the raw stone from the hillside, slicing and carving it. You’ll see the quarry location by spotting the single wind turbine on the edge of the village.
6: Walk to Hebden Bridge, approx 9 miles and if you have time, visit Gibson Mill in the woodland of Hardcastle Crags along the way. You can return by bus which runs hourly.
7: If you want a local guide for the day so you get to see and experience everything, book us and we’ll help plan a full, action-packed itinerary, depending on your preferences.