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Bronte Walks

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Address: Church St, Haworth, Keighley BD22 8EF, England
Phone Number: +44 7749 108105
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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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
pavlina n
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

I booked Johnnie for a whole week of assorted tours both walking and driving. His deep knowledge of Haworth and other parts of Yorkshire was impressive and inspiring. I would have been lost on my own. Cannot wait to use him again on return!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Booked Mr Johnnie Briggs for the moor walk/tour and I'm so glad I did. Just the two of us, we went up to Top Withens and a little beyond, round trip 8 miles-ish, nice gentle pace with plenty of rest stops if you need them. Johnnie's head is rich in facts of course (the Brontes, the landscape, the history, the... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

My sister and I spent a lovely afternoon in Haworth with Johnnie. We met with him at noon and as it started raining too heavily to walk in the moors, he took us first around the town telling us about the Bronte family history in detail. He is such a great story teller that my sister started crying at one... More 

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Crestline, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

In all my travels I have never had the good fortune to meet a guide as likable, knowledgeable and enthusiastic about his subject as Johnnie Briggs. Johnny does not talk AT you, he has a conversation with you, at the end of which you realize you've learned a lot. We engaged his services for 3 days. The first day he... More 

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Booked this walk via tourist information. Which entitled us money off in the museum. John was fantastic told us loads of history not just about the Brontes but also that era as a whole. Very good value for money,well over an hour. Walk suitable for all physical abilities. Not suitable for uner 12's unless very keen on the Brontes. Would... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Johnnie's talk and tour was so engaging, informative and entertaining. His knowledge of the Brontë story is very impressive, he knows such a lot of detail and his delivery meant we felt quite emotional at the end of the talk when we learned what happened to all the family.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

A very pleasant, gentle stroll around Haworth with the very engaging Johnny Briggs. Brought the lives of all the Bronte's alive and gave a glimpse into their harsh environment.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Luckily overheard talk of Johnny's walk. We did the village walk, not strenuous and the time flies as you are immersed in his engaging delivery. He expertly questions you all about aspects of our lives - how we live and how we record events- then creates bridges with the past by linking to the Bronte's lives. The information is great... More 

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Centreville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I took the five-hour walking tour across the moors with Johnny Briggs and it was fabulous! It will forever stand out as one of the best things I have ever done in my life! I am an English teacher and love the Bronte's works, and Johnny told us everything we ever wanted to know about them. He is passionate and... More 

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