The Brontė Trail
Walking Tour of Yorkshire and Derbyshire, the lands that inspired "Wuthering Heights" and "Jane Eyre".
Wild, heather-clad moorland, ruined farmhouses and the remote parsonage where the young Brontės' creativity was nurtured make a stark, striking backdrop to this Walk in one of Britain's most evocative literary landscapes.
In Yorkshire we explore Haworth village and have a private tour of the Brontė Parsonage Museum, trek to Top Withens Farm (Wuthering Heights), walk along the Pennine Way and learn more about the Brontės ' lives at a pre-dinner talk by expert Ann Dinsdale.
In Derbyshire we enjoy spectacular views from Stanage Edge, passing several locations from Jane Eyre including North Lees Hall, before a guided tour of Haddon Hall (the BBC's location for Thornfield Hall).
***Please note that the 2012 Dates have been updated since the publication of the paper brochure.
|Dates||Download walk schedule|
The walk begins in Haworth, with arrival at Keighley Railway Station and ends in Hathersage, with a departure from Chesterfield Railway Station.
This itinerary represents a typical Walk. We prepare itineraries well in advance of the trip and therefore we reserve the right to make changes due to weather, local events or other circumstances - but always to improve the experience of our guests.
To see the complete list of hotels, please login or register.
This hotel list is a provided as an example. We may use different hotels of the same quality and style on specific trips. The Wayfarers will notify confirmed travelers of any changes to the hotels.
To see more Travel Information and a list of our recommended tips please register or sign in. Once you confirm a booking for this walk, as a registered website member, you will be able to access detailed Joining Instructions including exact arrival and departure points and times as part of the Travel Information.
Are there any hidden costs?
Our Vacations do not include the cost of air or rail fares to and from the destination or tips for your walk leader and manager.
How large are the Groups?
Our maximum group size is 16, but groups average between 8-12 people.
Will I feel welcome as a single traveler?
Yes! Our walks are the perfect environment of comfortable camaraderie for the single traveler.
Can you accommodate special diets?
How physically fit do I have to be to do a Wayfarers Walk?
If you are in good health and reasonably fit you will be comfortable participating in a walk.
Ask a question
Please do not hesitate to ask us a question about this walk.
At this point we would like to thank you for looking at our website, we hope you will have seen a little of the places we walk to, hotels we stay in and that we have answered some of your questions.
For more information contact our team who are waiting for your questions. Alternatively we suggest you choose one of the following:
Join us on our no obligation, no hassle website. The benefits include viewing full Hotel lists, FAQ's, and Walk Reviews from previous walkers, offering a world of extra information about The Brontė Trail.
Save this Walk
By registering you can 'save this walk' to your Wayfarers account, allowing you to share your vacation ideas with friends and family before making any commitments, you can also save walks to your favorite websites such as Facebook and Windows Live!
Ask a question
Take part in our online FAQ's, we are delighted to receive and share feedback about our walks and website with others. This is your website and we welcome your contribution to improving it.
As always with The Wayfarers, there is plenty to see and explore on this website, we love to hear from any Wayfarers and look forward to tempting you to join us on the trail!