'Escape to the Moor', a 5 mile guided walk off the beaten track to all Bronte landmarks and beauty spots.
Haworth Moor Guided Walks
“I wish I were a girl again, half savage and hardy, and free… I’m sure I should be myself were I once among the heather on those hills.”
– Cathy in Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte.
Walk in the footsteps of the Brontes to explore the wild Yorkshire Moor and discover the landscape that captivated and influenced their work.
- Rugged 5 mile (8km) route
- A 3.5 hour adventure off the beaten track.
SATURDAY WALKS – book an individual ticket or multiple tickets for discounts. See below for private bookings on other days.
To truly understand the passion of Cathy and Heathcliffe, you need to be with them, on the moor at Wuthering Heights.
Only then, will you fully appreciate the harsh and brutal reality of their existence and how it shaped the characters in Emily Bronte’s classic novel.
And where may be the very window that Cathy cried “Let me in – let me in!”? We’ll take you there!
There’s lots of information below about all the key Bronte locations to self-guide you, but if you want to see everything, off the beaten track and away from other visitors, consider booking our guided walk.
As well as fortnightly Saturday walks, we also run private walks for groups, schools (and individuals) on a day and time that suits you best.
We operate a ‘no-risk’ policy for booking, so if you need to cancel for whatever reason, you can either postpone or get a full refund. So if heavy rain is forecast and that’s not for you, you are in full control.
Our guided walks take away the hassle and worry of your day:
- You’ll discover the very best route so won’t miss anything.
- No maps required – just turn up and enjoy.
- You won’t get lost.
- You will be safe.
- Learn about local folk-lore, Bronte connections and local history.
There’ll be plenty of rest points, time to enjoy the views and to take photographs. We walk at a leisurely pace, mostly through narrow moorland trails and you’ll be taken to special places not usually frequented by visitors.
On our Saturday walks, we set off at 9am and are usually back in time for a well-deserved cafe/pub lunch in Haworth (not included), plus plenty of time to browse the many independent gift shops. A full, fantastic day out!
The 'Escape To The Moor' Walk Includes:
A rocky outcrop believed by some to be a place of druid sacrifice and ancient ritual, with a large stone alter. It's a lovely place to sit for quiet and tranquility with stunning 360 degree views.
This video was kindly created by one of our customers. How kind!
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Your guide, David, also has a Wilderness 1st Aid Certificate (accredited by the Fell Runners Association) and will be carrying a 1st aid kit and other appropriate safety equipment. David lives locally and has been walking Haworth Moor for over 25 years. Here’s a little bit about him.
Make a private booking for your group of friends or family on a day and time that suits you.
We take individuals or groups as required, subject to government restrictions and the route can be varied depending on the abilities of participants and your time restrictions. The group rate for up to 10 people is £120 for a morning/afternoon, or £190 for the full day.
As well as an exhilarating moorland walk, I can create an afternoon itinerary based on what you enjoy most. This could include a nice lunch, a mini-tour around the old part of Haworth village, visits to nearby attractions, ending with the best coffee & cake in Haworth! Let’s discuss.
Need a local guide to lead your school party in 2021 so it’s safe, educational and fun?
Subject to government restrictions at the time, up to 40 children plus teachers can be taken from Haworth (or the youth hostel) to wherever you want to go. The route will also be weather-dependent, with safety taking precedent. We also have an educational, fun quiz for the children to complete along the route and this can be extended for further learning.
The school day rate is £150 and includes a learning aid and assistance with your compliance and risk assessment requirements.
Need a post-pandemic team-building and strategy session? Then get your team out of the office and away from day to day activities.
There’s nothing like a 5 mile moorland walk (or longer) to clear the head and bond colleagues, especially when the weather’s not at its best!
I can also facilitate lunch and a private room in Haworth for you to address your business issues, as well as lead the session, if required.