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York: The Bronte's Parsonage Tour

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See some of the highlights of Yorkshire including Ilkley Moor, Harrogate and Bolton Abbey. The tour will also visit the famous village of Haworth.
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Duration: 8.5 hours
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  • Explore the cobbled village of Haworth, famous for its connections to the Brontë sisters
  • Take in the views on the moor famous for inspiring the Yorkshire country anthem
  • Explore the ruins of a 12th-century Augustinian Monastery and view the surrounding landscapes which inspired Wordsworth
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Leaving York, the tour will head to the famous Ilkley Moor, known for being the inspiration for the Yorkshire county anthem – On Ilkla Moor Baht 'at (on Ilkley Moor without a hat). There will be time to take in the views and a stop for photos.

From here, you will drive to your next stop, the beautiful cobbled village of Haworth, known for its association with the Brontë sisters. There will also be a chance to see the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, and time to go into the Bronte Parsonage (opening times may vary, entry extra).

The tour will then head toward Bolton Abbey. Have time to view the ruins and take in the surrounding landscapes which inspired famous artists such as Wordsworth, Ruskin and Turner. ​Before returning to York, you'll stop at Pateley Bridge. Here, you'll find coffee and local shops to browse or take an optional gentle stroll along the river Nidd. From here, travel back to your starting point in York at roughly 17:30.
  • Transport in a 16-seater minibus
  • Knowledgable driver/ guide commentary
  • Entry to Bolton Abbey
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

This tour will start opposite Dean Court Hotel in Duncombe Place next to York Minster, Y01 7EF at 9:15 AM. The pickup point is in the heart of city, approximately 10 minutes walk from York Railway Station.

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Rain gear
Know before you go
• Unfortunately tours are not suitable for children under the age of 5
• Routes are subject to change without notice and the vendor reserves the right to alter tours in the event of severe inclement weather, traffic congestion or for operational reasons

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Product ID: 110149