Even though the Brontë sisters father was from Ireland and their mother was from Cornwall they have become synomynous with the West Yorkshire Moors. From the comfort of Moorlodge Country Retreat you can explore all round the moors made famous in Wuthering Heights. We are situated within easy reach of their home at the Parsonage in Haworth which is a ten minute drive or a five mile walk. The Parsonage is now a museum run by the Brontë Society, their excellent website will give you all the information you can absorb.
Haworth itself is a Yorkshire mill village which grew up around a steep cobbled hill surrounded by dramatic moorland. It is the worlds first fair trade village and is twinned with Machu Picchu in Peru. Today it attracts visitors from all over the world and is an haven for independent shops, restaurants and bars. The villagers run events throughout the year including the very popular 1940’s weekend, The Steam Punk weekend, several food and drink festivals to name but a few. After the success of the Tour De France in Yorkshire which saw the route divert up main street itself; it has become very popular with cyclists keen to tackle the brutal climbs of the surrounding countryside.