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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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Bronte with a Passion

On our visit were lucky in 3 ways. First, the sun was shinning; a beautiful day. Second, we were the only people booked on the walk, and lastly we had chosen to take this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Essex
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Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

On our visit were lucky in 3 ways. First, the sun was shinning; a beautiful day. Second, we were the only people booked on the walk, and lastly we had chosen to take this brilliant walking tour. The guide Johnny is first class. He is interesting, passionate and engaging which makes this the best walking tour I have been on.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

we had a wonderful time in Haworth. John met us off the train helped park the coach and took us for a wonderful three course lunch. Home cooked and delicious. Too cheap however. The two history tours were excellent. Thank you both John and Steve.

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Queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We started this tour as interested and finished as fans thanks to Johnnie's passion for his subject. We learned so much about this family purely because of the way Johnnie delivered the information. He involved each of us in the conversation, drawing out our feelings about the individual members of this remarkable family. We were touched to the point of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

My mother, sister, and I spent 10 days in England, several of them in London, and several in Haworth. My mother asked what the best part of all of it was, out of the Tower of London, Westminster, the museums, the theatres, etc, and my response was simply 'Johnnie.' I have been a huge Bronte fan for almost my entire... More 

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Coxhoe, England, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Address: Church St, Haworth, Keighley BD22 8EF, England
Phone Number: 07749108105
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Keighley  >  Haworth

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