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Skipton 10 miles; Hebden Bridge 10 miles.
The small village of Haworth was home to the famous Bronte sisters, who were inspired by the surrounding moorland to pen their novels which have become classics of English Literature. Haworth is a village that time almost forgot, with its myriad of curiosity and antique shops, alleyways and cobbled streets creating a wonderful period atmosphere and all this against a backdrop of countryside famously described in the novel Wuthering Heights as wild, rugged and barren. Nearby the famous Worth Valley Railway, an authentic steam railway brought to prominence in the film ‘The Railway Children’, provides a lovely day out with a regular service to the old village of Oxenhope. The area abounds with popular places to visit, including the Bronte Parsonage Museum, East Riddlesden Hall, and the National Railway Museum in York. The market town of Skipton, Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, is just a short drive away, and also within reach are elegant Harrogate and vibrant Leeds and Manchester.
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Haworth 1 mile. Nestling in an elevated position, with panoramic views of the surrounding area, the Yorkshire holiday cottages at Westfield Lodge are a group of twenty individual properties located one mile equidistant of the quaint cobbled streets of Haworth and Top Withens (reputed to be "Wuthering Heights"). With the Pennine Way running close by, these Yorkshire cottages make an ideal base from which to walk amongst the famous wild and rugged scenery. A serene and tranquil location, and comfortable, well-equipped Yorkshire cottages, ideal for those wishing to get away from it all in peace and comfort. The owners live in the farmhouse on site and offer a warm, friendly welcome. These Yorkshire cottages can be booked individually or as a group to accommodate larger gatherings.
A semi-detached ground floor lodge a mile from Haworth on the famous moorland Top Withens, of Heathcliffe and Catherine fame. With lovely views of the surrounding countryside, this Haworth holiday cottage comprises an open plan living area, a modern bathroom and two comfortable bedrooms. This Haworth cottage has its own patio, and guests also enjoy shared use of a grassed paddock. Haworth has much to offer, including traditional pubs, restaurants and cafes, and a variety of walks, allowing visitors to follow in the footsteps of Catherine and Heathcliff and wander the fantastic rugged moorland. There is also a steam railway and the Bronte Parsonage Museum. Skipton is nearby with its cobbled streets and delightful castle and further afield is the Victorian spa town of Harrogate, with fabulous shops, an excellent theatre and the fantastic Royal Pump Room Museum. A wonderful Haworth cottage hideaway, perfect for exploring all this lovely area has to offer. Note: Can be booked with Ref 4000 & 4001 to sleep 9.
All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with fitted kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
Full gas central heating. Electric cooker, microwave, fridge, shared laundry on site (small charge), colour TV/DVD, radio, small library of books/games. Fuel and power inc. in rent, Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Ample off road parking. Patio area with furniture and BBQ, shared grass paddock. well-behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shops and pubs 1 mile.
Open until 9.30pm
Previous visitors' comments about Thornton (No. 6):
We loved the peace and lovely views from our windows. The accommodation actually exceeded my expectations. It was a safe place for children to play. The staff were friendly and helpful but not intrusive. The walks were literally on our doorstep. It is a fantastic location and great for exploring the area.
Mrs White, Chelmsford, July 2012
I particularly liked the dog friendly culture of the holiday home. The location to the moors and Haworth was excellent. The staff and owners were very helpful and friendly and gave a personal touch to the experience. The standard of the accommodation was pleasantly good considering it catered for pets. The whole experience was fabulous, fabulous, fabulous.
Miss Irish, Hull, June 2012
The utter friendliness of everyone was just wonderful.
Mr Green, Congleton, May 2012
The views from the property are stunning and it was a treat to be able to eat at the breakfast bar and see such a view.
Mr Irvine, Nelson, November 2011