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Bronte Walks

Church St, Haworth, Keighley BD22 8EF, England
+44 7749 108105
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History Comes Alive Through a Bronte Walk

One of the highlights of our trip to England was our visit to the Parsonage, home of the Bronte... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Concord, New Hampshire
Birthday break!

My husband and I took the Bronte tour on the 10th of May, during a three day break to Haworth! We... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Leven, United Kingdom
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The Passionate Brontes is an inspiring and entertaining stroll through the lives and times of Rev Patrick Bronte's remarkable family.The guide uses their poems, letters and novels to weave their story into the fabric of the village.This is a gentle stroll with a relaxed pace that lasts just over an hour and covers less than half a mile around the top of the village and finishes the story in the Bronte Chapel.
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Church St, Haworth, Keighley BD22 8EF, England
+44 7749 108105
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the highlights of our trip to England was our visit to the Parsonage, home of the Bronte family. Experiencing the environment and walking the steep cobbled street where the Bronte sisters, 19th century literary icons, walked was magical. At the Information Center, however,...More

Thank ionaspirit
Reviewed 12 May 2017

My husband and I took the Bronte tour on the 10th of May, during a three day break to Haworth! We booked for just the two of us, as we can't be bothered with crowds of people jostling to hear the guide, as in previous...More

1  Thank Joan426
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous Guided tour we had on Saturday. At one point I noticed that you could have heard a pin drop as everyone hung on Johnnie's words. Johnnie is a winning combination of being a great communicator, an interesting story teller and passionate about...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Johnnie Briggs is a treasure, as are his expert associates. If you are passionate enough to visit the places that inspired the Bronte books, it stands to reason you would want a guide to help bring it all to life. Johnnie Briggs is that man....More

Thank MBGoGo
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We splashed out a bit to pay for a tour just for the two of us, and it was the most wonderful part of our visit to Haworth, museum aside. We learned an incredible amount, but it was also great to be able to ask...More

Thank happygirl189
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We highly recommend that if you want the real Bronte experience to try and squeeze in a tour with Johnnie - it is excellent and will greatly enhance your trip to Haworth. Johnnie amused and enthralled our whole group (even those who hadn't read a...More

Thank rbaker66
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We met Johnnie Briggs in the visitor information centre (superb facility right on hand in the main street). He was relaxed, friendly and had a twinkle in his eye, all of which told us we were in for a treat. Was it really two hours?...More

2  Thank benharris474
Reviewed 23 January 2017

A very interesting chap, Johnnie Briggs, with an amazing memory for detail, and a great story teller. He kept us enthralled for a couple of hours and we probably didn't walk more than a mile in total. It was a private tour being low season,...More

2  Thank Tim G
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Wish I had recorded all Johnnie had to say, there was simply no way my husband & I could take it all in, what an amazing mine of information, names & dates. A thoroughly pleasant few hours with a really charming man. Highly recommend

2  Thank Dinah G
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner had the most amazing Bronte experience in Haworth , and all due to Johnnie Briggs inspiring knowledge about this famous family. I recommend this to everyone who is interested in history and books.

Thank pavlina n
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Valerie I
Hi, we are in Haworth on Saturday and wonder if you can do a bronte walk for me and my husband, and our dog. Can you advise the cost, thanks Val
5 November 2015|
Response from Johnnie B | Property representative |
Hello Val, I hope all is well. Yes, we are doing a walk on Saturday at 11.00am. We meet by the Parish Church of St Michael and All Angels at the top of Main Street, right by the Parsonage Museum and the Visitor... More
Aloha, I'll be in Haworth during Christmas week and would like to know if you have Bronte walks or walks to Top Withins during that time. Thank you. Summer
1 September 2015|
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Response from Johnnie B | Property representative |
Hello Summer, yes, we run all year and would be happy to guide you up to the high moors during your visit. Best wishes, Johnnie Briggs MITG Blue Badge Guide for Yorkshire Bronte Walks
Rebecca Anne B
Hello! I recently went on the tour of Haworth with Johnny and it was fantastic! I heard that you also do walks up to Top Withins--is that true? Is it possible to book for just one or do you only do larger groups to Top Withins? Thank you!
26 June 2015|
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Response from Johnnie B | Property representative |
Hello, my apologies for the delay in replying to your question. The answer is yes, we are always delighted to guide people up onto the moors, individually or as a group. Please telephone 07749 108 105 for more... More