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Second part of the walk

My daughter then decided she liked walking and wanted to carry on from Bronte Falls to Top Withens... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gadget1950
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Good walk but not for the faint of heart

We walked from Brontë parsonage to Top Withens. Although the view was beautiful and Top Withens... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jane12410
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter then decided she liked walking and wanted to carry on from Bronte Falls to Top Withens and managed to scramble up to the top more stunning views and some stepping stones across the stream then the walk to the house on Top Withens

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked from Brontë parsonage to Top Withens. Although the view was beautiful and Top Withens itself was lovely to look at, the walk itself was exhausting and hot (when we went it was 18 degrees so best to go in slightly colder weather). It...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank jane12410
Reviewed April 12, 2019

Not very well signposted, and best to ask along the way, as my partner thought he had done the walk before, but clearly had ended up at a different ruin. The walk is between 1h30 and 2h each way. The farm is a ruin, which...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

Whenever I visit Haworth the first thing I want to do is get out on the moors and make the trek to Top Withens beautiful panoramic scenery along the way. The path will take you to the ruined farm house thought to be the area...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019

If you are a fan of Wuthering Heights then you must visit this location! A wild windswept landscape that provided the inspiration for the setting of Wuthering Heights. Simply magical place!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed March 6, 2019

It is walk through the middle of nowhere...your 360 degree is pure nature..the moor! You would only hear the wind and some lone birds...distant windmills you can see! Never to miss!

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank dikpaa
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic walk and evocative of the area and the Bronte history. Well signposted and the walk passed the Bronte falls and over Bronte Bridge makes this a gem. Suitable for all

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 8, 2019

The walk from Haworth to Top Withens is excellent with great views and good paths. Great to visit after you've been to the Parsonage.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

A long walk along narrow tracks.. OK when you get there.. it's more about the views than the remains of the building

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christopher S
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Definitely worth a walk along the top of the moors, especially on a cold, clear Autumnal day. The paths and signs are well laid out so there is no chance of getting lost. A pair of strong walking boots is a must along with a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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susannescott79
August 15, 2018|
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Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are not a problem on the walk to Top Withens, you can even have them of the lead but there are sheep around so unless sheep tested keep it on a lead and keep it safe. Hope this helps. By the way it’s amazing... More
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Jh397
February 21, 2018|
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Response from Frankie079 | Reviewed this property |
I would say about 2hrs maximum, it was quite windy on the day we were out and there was a local race on traveling in the same direction we were walking so we probably could have walked it quicker if there had been less foot... More
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karenkwhaley
I am trying to find a place I visited outside of Haworth in 2001. It was NOT in town. It was by an old building that was part of the Bronte history, NOT Top's Within. It was close to where the bus dropped me off out in the country. It was a house at the bottom of the hill. They took in guests, but I don't know if it was a real B & B. It was at the bottom of the hill that lead to Peniston Crag. I talked to the woman in this house on my way up and she asked me to CHECK IN with her on my way down, because I was traveling alone and it was a dreary day. Sure enough I fell (on totally flat land), so I spoke with her on my way home. When she found out I had fallen she took me into her kitchen and it had a HUGE stone fireplace and gave me tea. She eventually got a call and said a guest was coming to stay, so she took be back into town to get the guest, so I did not have to wait for a bus. I always wondered who she was and I didn't think to ask fro her address. Does this sound familiar to someone who has lived there a while?
March 28, 2017|
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Response from zamackie | Reviewed this property |
Hello, It could have been Ponden Guest House or Ponden Mill. Both are just outside Stanbury, which is north of Top Withens. I don't think that the people who now run Ponden Mill were there in 2001 but it is close to where... More
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