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Address: Church St, Haworth, Keighley BD22 8EF, England
Phone Number: 07749108105
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Description: The Passionate Brontes is an inspiring and entertaining stroll through the...
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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First class tour !

We booked the walking tour at the tourist information office costing £5.00 each and met the tour guide johnnie by the church. He was immediately very friendly and chatty and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
Maxine W
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Coxhoe, England, United Kingdom
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Coxhoe, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We booked the walking tour at the tourist information office costing £5.00 each and met the tour guide johnnie by the church. He was immediately very friendly and chatty and continued to be throughout the tour. The tour lasted about an hour and a half and johnnie gave details of the history of the village as well as the lives... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

My daughter and I were booked on this walk with Johnnie on thurs 26 Feb 2015 On arriving in Haworth that morning our knowledge of the family was limited and confined within the boundaries of much of the population. After almost 2 hours with Johnnie we feel as tho we have walked beside the Brontes through many of their trials... More 

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Kingston, ON
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We decided to spend a day on a Bronte walk as our daughter is a huge fan of the Bronte sisters and this company did not disappoint. Johnnie Briggs was an awesome guide, with an encyclopedic knowledge of the Brontes and the history of the area. We were staying in York and Johnnie arranged to meet us there for the... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

It was a foggy, dull day in November, but we walked from Haworth church to Top Withins (allegedly the inspiration for Bronte's Wuthering Heights) and we were pleased we did. It is such a beautiful place, whatever the season, and Top Withins was really atmospheric in all the fog! We also paid for a tour of Bronte's Haworth which we... More 

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Peterborough
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Booked for the guided walking tour of Bronte's Haworth today at the Tourist Information Office, for my wife and myself. Came back at the appointed time, 11.30am, and waited....and waited, while the Tourist office staff tried to contact the guide on his mobile phone. He was unreachable. He never turned up. He never even had the DECENCY to call the... More 

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Johnnie B, Owner at Bronte Walks, responded to this review

I would like to reply to Tony's review of Bronte Walks on Saturday, January 24th. Firstly, I would like to apologise to Tony and his wife for their experience of Haworth and of Bronte Walks. This should never have happened and I can only apologise. In my defense, I was in fact in Holland, in Harlingen at at Trade Show... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I booked this tour because of the earlier reviews and it all that plus much more! Johnnie is a marvel. We took the village tour , a must for any visit to Haworth. You learn about the family, the place AND the times...fascinating . Johnnie added immeasurably to our trip . Thank you Sir !

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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

This activity is well worth the price and John is a knowledgable and passionate storyteller. The "walk" is not long in distance, but it is a fascinating 90 minutes.

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Nottinghamshire
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55 reviews 55 reviews
3 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Thanks Johnnie for your wonderful tour of Haworth. There was just the three of us, including the very nice lady from Switzerland. You gave us a glimpse of the lives the Bronte's lived in the village and elsewhere and what with the beautiful old buildings, and your enthusiastic interpretation of it made for a wonderful morning and would reccomend all... More 

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Atlanta GA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Johnnie is welcoming and passionate about his tours of this historic town. Contact him about having lunch at the Baptist Chapel if you are bringing a group. He is well-informed and a great delight.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

So pleased my husband and I did this tour.Johnnie the tour guide was brilliant. His knowledge of the Brontes and Haworth was fantastic. We learnt so much about this special place.It was very emotional and had me in tears Johnnie bought the story of the Brontes back to life.Please do this tour if you get chance you will not regret... More 

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