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{"LocationDetails":{"Id":630,"Name":"Haworth","Description":"\u003ch1\u003eOur guide to Holiday Cottages in Haworth\u003c/h1\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eA visit to Haworth is about as close as it\u0026rsquo;s possible to get to turning back time to days gone by. This quiet village in the gorgeous Yorkshire Dales has changed little since it was home to the famous Bronte sisters, and its attractions make discovering more about its history great fun for the whole family.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Bronte Parsonage Museum is the former home of the Bronte\u0026rsquo;s, and as it\u0026rsquo;s pretty much as it was when it was the family home it\u0026rsquo;s a lovely way for fans to get a glimpse into what life would have been like for the sisters. Bronte Walks operate guided walks throughout the year for those keen to learn more about the village\u0026rsquo;s connection with the writers, and it\u0026rsquo;s easy to imagine them wandering the village streets while they were growing up.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWho remembers The Railway Children? Well those of you that do will recognise quite a lot of the landscape as you make your way around the area as it was the setting for the classic film, and if you hop aboard the Keighley and Worth Railway you\u0026rsquo;ll chug your way back in time to the golden era of steam.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","Alias":"haworth","MainImageLocation":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/emily.judge/2018/11/Haworth.jpg/carousel.jpg","PointOfInterests":[{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Bronte Parsonage Museum","Body":"\u003cp\u003eSet in the gorgeous Georgian building the Bronte\u0026rsquo;s called home, The Bronte Parsonage Museum now offers visitors and fans a fascinating insight into the lives of the famous family. The building still has the character of a family home, and houses the world\u0026rsquo;s most extensive collection of rare Bronte manuscripts, prints and artefacts, and visitors get to experience them right where the sisters lived and wrote.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eSee the straight-backed chair in which Mr Bronte would sit beside the fire and reflect, study the desk at which the girls practiced their German and wander the gardens that have altered little since the days when the Bronte\u0026rsquo;s called this home. If you\u0026rsquo;d like to make sure you don\u0026rsquo;t miss a thing, ask for a VIP tour from one of the experts who will tell you the stories behind the items as you make your way around.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe museum is also the home of the Bronte Society, so the friendly team of volunteers are always more than happy to bring the house to life with anecdotes and information, and there are even guides around the village available for those who want to know more about how life would have been for the literary family.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf your group is larger than ten you\u0026rsquo;ll need to book in advance, and if you want to make your visit extra special phone ahead and arrange a private tour which may include the chance to enter private rooms.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":53.8313,"LocationLongitude":-1.95683,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/06/quills.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/oxenhope/bronte-parsonage-museum","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/06/quills.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Drop Farm Tea Rooms","Body":"\u003cp\u003eStepping inside Drop Farm Tea Rooms was described by one happy reviewer as like \u0026ldquo;stepping back in time\u0026rdquo;, and it sits on a quiet road at the heart of Oxenhope\u0026rsquo;s peaceful countryside. This is the kind of tea room where you can pass the time of day with the staff, tuck in to a good old roast dinner and even request half portions if you\u0026rsquo;re not feeling too hungry (or you want to make sure you\u0026rsquo;ve got room for a pudding!).\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe menu covers everything from light snacks, hot drinks and hearty main courses, and we should mention that many of the desserts are homemade. The treats on offer depend on what\u0026rsquo;s been backed in the latest batch, but if you time your visit right you\u0026rsquo;ll have the choice of scones, fairy cakes and fruit cake.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe tea room only opens on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays (between 12 and 3pm) so make sure you pop in during your time in Oxenhope. Drop Farm makes the perfect pit stop during a local walk.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":53.8191,"LocationLongitude":-1.97776,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/07/scones.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/oxenhope/drop-farm-tea-rooms","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/07/scones.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"The Haworth Treasure Trail","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe Haworth Treasure Trail is a family activity that makes exploring the village good fun for all ages. You\u0026rsquo;ll need to buy the treasure trail pack before you go and then follow the trail by solving the clues along the way. You\u0026rsquo;ll have a code to crack, so you\u0026rsquo;ll all have to think like secret agents and take the mission very seriously!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe walk starts at the Haworth station on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, and the route takes its secret agents along Main Street and to the Bronte Parsonage Museum (once home to the Bronte sisters) \u0026ndash; and you\u0026rsquo;ll discover all kinds of facts and secrets as you go.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eHaworth was once home to the Bronte family, and many of its sites were the inspiration for some of the greatest literature ever written. The house was also used in the classic film The Railway Children during the 70s, if you watch the film closely you\u0026rsquo;ll recognise it as Doctor Forrest\u0026rsquo;s surgery. This trail should take around two hours to complete and is 1.5 miles long.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":53.8307,"LocationLongitude":-1.94933,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/10/Oxenhope.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/oxenhope/the-haworth-treasure-trail","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/10/Oxenhope.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"The Railway Children Walk","Body":"\u003cp\u003eOne of the best things about a visit to Oxenhope and neighbouring Haworth is that you can barely turn a corner without spotting a familiar road, track or building from the classic 70s film The Railway Children. So, The Railway Children walk takes visitors past the sites that were featured in the film, and \u0026ndash; for the most part \u0026ndash; they look just the way they did all those years ago.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eStart the walk at Haworth Visitor Centre (which was actually used as the butcher\u0026rsquo;s shop in the film) and follow the route past Main Street, Oakworth Station, Mytholmes Tunnel, Ebor Mill and on to Haworth Station. The whole walk\u0026rsquo;s around 2.4 miles, and you\u0026rsquo;ll need to wear sturdy footwear incase of any mud along the way.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eMuch of the film was shot at Oakworth Station, so it\u0026rsquo;s always a highlight of the walk (and a popular spot for a photo!), and if you look to the left once you leave the station you\u0026rsquo;ll see the pretty white cottage that was the home of Mr Perks in the film. If you want to see even more of the spots that featured in the film, there\u0026rsquo;s a longer circular walk at 6 miles that starts and finished at Haworth Station.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":53.8317,"LocationLongitude":-1.95598,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/10/Oxenhope 2.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/oxenhope/the-railway-children-walk","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/10/Oxenhope 2.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Haworth 1940s Weekend","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe village of Haworth winds the clock back once every year in May for the Haworth 1940s Weekend. The village transforms as it celebrates everything that was brilliant about the era, and everyone\u0026rsquo;s welcome in full fancy dress. The event programme includes a display of vintage vehicles, a flyover from a Dakota, dances and talks from very special guests on topics related to the 1940s.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eWhether you\u0026rsquo;ve always had an interest in the war years and history, or you just fancy enjoying something different in a beautiful setting, the event welcomes visitors and gets more popular with each year. It\u0026rsquo;s best to book your parking ahead or use the free vintage shuttle bus as the traffic can be heavy around the village, but the best way to arrive in style has got to be via steam train on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway .\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":53.8306,"LocationLongitude":-1.94921,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/JosephG/2013/05/Bunting.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/oxenhope/haworth-1940s-weekend","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/JosephG/2013/05/Bunting.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"The Dog and Gun","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe Dog and Gun sits in the countryside high above Oxenhope, and it\u0026rsquo;s a beautiful vantage point to sit back and admire Bronte country with a cold drink and a hot meal. Once a 17\u003csup\u003eth\u003c/sup\u003e century coaching inn, the pub is family-owned and offers a warm welcome to visitors throughout the year.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThis Dog and Gun has all the charm you\u0026rsquo;d expect from a classic Yorkshire inn, and the oak beams and open fires give it a cosy atmosphere that encourages its customers to sit back and take their time over their drinks. \u0026nbsp;The dining room showcases the inn\u0026rsquo;s unforgettable views of the surrounding countryside, and the menu includes a wide selection of home cooked meals and beers that have won award after award.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe inn is within easy reach of the Bronte landmarks that draw visitors to Oxenhope and Haworth, so bear it in mind if you fancy a pub lunch or a cosy evening during your time in the area. The a la carte menu is available every day of the week, and there\u0026rsquo;s a specials board too so make sure you check it before you choose.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":53.8961,"LocationLongitude":-2.01211,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/james.lund/2013/08/beer fire crop.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/oxenhope/the-dog-and-gun","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/james.lund/2013/08/beer fire crop.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"The Keighley and Worth Valley","Body":"\u003cp\u003eIf you\u0026rsquo;ve ever seen The Railway Children (and let\u0026rsquo;s face it, who hasn\u0026rsquo;t?) then the Keighley and Worth Valley will look very familiar, as the valley line steam train chugs right through the heart of the landscape that featured in the classic film.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe line was first built to serve the area\u0026rsquo;s mill trades, and these days steam trains run up and down the four and a half miles of track, giving visitors the chance to explore Bronte country in style. There are six stations along the line, and Ingrow West station is home to two award-winning railway museums. If you buy a Day Rover ticket for your journey you\u0026rsquo;ll be able to enter both museums at no extra cost too.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you love all things railway-related you\u0026rsquo;ll be in your element, and there\u0026rsquo;s even a buffet car at the Oxenhope station so if you fancy a bite during your day you\u0026rsquo;ll be welcome aboard to snack in style. There are extra special journeys held throughout the year too, including spooky Halloween trains, Santa Steam Specials and Mince Pie Specials, and there\u0026rsquo;s even a Carol Service Train so you can mark the festive season with song with the famous Yorkshire scenery as your backdrop.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":53.868,"LocationLongitude":-1.90213,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/10/steam train.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/oxenhope/the-keighley-and-worth-valley","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/10/steam train.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Bronte Walks","Body":"\u003cp\u003eDiscover the scenery that inspired the works of the Bronte sisters with Bronte Walks. There\u0026rsquo;s nothing this lot don\u0026rsquo;t know about the family and their literature, and The Passionate Brontes walk is one of the most popular guided walks in the area.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe perfect introduction to the story of the famous sisters, the tour guide tells the tale of the sisters\u0026rsquo; triumphs, their hobbies and how life in the village was during the days when they were its most influential residents. The tour starts outside the entrance to the Reverend Bronte\u0026rsquo;s church right at the top of Main Street, and it\u0026rsquo;ll last just over an hour and cover half a mile.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe walk takes fans to the top of Haworth village and to the landmarks that were important to the lives of the sisters and their work, and it even pops into the Bronte meadow. Concluding at the Bronte Chapel, the tour takes in the imposing house that was the family home, and as it still houses personal items that belonged to the family it still has the feeling of a much loved family home throughout.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":53.8311,"LocationLongitude":-1.9733,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/101/2013/11/DSCI0004_crop.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/haworth/bronte-walks","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/101/2013/11/DSCI0004_crop.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Saltaire","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe village of Saltaire was built by the grandly named Sir Titus Salt to house his factory workers back in 1851, and these days it\u0026rsquo;s a fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Site. Today, the site is still inhabited, and has become something of a living monument to the area\u0026rsquo;s industrial history, and it\u0026rsquo;s almost as it was when it was a bustling hub of activity.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eSaltaire not only welcomes curious visitors throughout the year, but it also plays host to the annual Saltaire Festival for 11 days every September. The crowds are welcomed during May too, when the Saltaire Arts Trail sees friendly residents of the village open their doors to the public as they become art galleries for the event.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eVictoria Hall (the Saltaire Institute back in its heyday) is still used for concerts and events too, and if you can time your visit to this unique village during one of its annual events you\u0026rsquo;ll get a glimpse of how things were when it was crowded with hardworking families. It all started with the textile mill, Salts Mill that was purchased by Sir Titus, and you can still visit the building every day of the year free of charge.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":53.8368,"LocationLongitude":-1.78571,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/01/Salts Mill in Saltaire.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/haworth/saltaire","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/01/Salts Mill in Saltaire.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"The Black Bull ","Body":"\u003cp\u003eYou can\u0026rsquo;t miss The Black Bull pub in Haworth. This historic, grey stone building sits in a quaint cobbled square at the top of the main street, and it\u0026rsquo;s part of the village\u0026rsquo;s history. The pub\u0026rsquo;s main claim to fame is that fact that it was the favourite watering hole of Patrick Branwell Bronte (the brother of the Bronte sisters), until he died at the age of 31. In fact, fans of all things Bronte can still see the chair that Branwell used to sit in when he visited the pub\u0026hellip;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eAnyway, The Black Bull has a reputation for its good food and friendly service, and it\u0026rsquo;s one of those pubs that makes a lovely place to spend time no matter what the season. On a sunny day, it\u0026rsquo;s the perfect stop off before or after tackling one of the local walks, and in the winter, it\u0026rsquo;s just a cosy spot to huddle up for a chat and a glass of wine.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe menu\u0026rsquo;s packed with home-cooked meals, and the traditional ales available mean there\u0026rsquo;s plenty of choice when it comes to choosing a tipple. The pub\u0026rsquo;s family friendly too, so if you have the kids in tow, it\u0026rsquo;s a great choice for that family meal between adventures.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":53.8312,"LocationLongitude":-1.95568,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/06/PINT IN PUB.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"yorkshire/haworth/the-black-bull","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/06/PINT IN PUB.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"The Fleece Inn","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe Fleece Inn\u0026rsquo;s one of those Yorkshire pubs that has it all\u0026hellip;a character that makes you feel as though the place is alive with history, great food and a warm welcome. Proud to serve quality ales right in the heart of Bronte country, The Fleece Inn has a stylish d\u0026eacute;cor that makes it one of those pubs where it\u0026rsquo;s all too easy to while away an hour or two.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere\u0026rsquo;s something about finishing a good old walk through the Dales that leaves you with a hankering for a pint of award-winning local beer or ale, and you\u0026rsquo;ve come to the right place. The Fleece Inn serves up prize-winning beers brewed right in Yorkshire, so you can unwind with the true taste of the region. And then there\u0026rsquo;s the food\u0026hellip;the menu\u0026rsquo;s painstakingly created using yummy local produce, so you can expect great food served in style. 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