This year marks 200 years since Patrick Brontë was invited to become the vicar of Haworth. But who was he, what impact did he have on his children, and are his beliefs still relevant today?

Learn more about Patrick and his famous family in this fascinating tour, led by Brontë enthusiast Christa Ackroyd. Journey by vintage coach to the Brontës’ childhood home in Thornton village and lunch at Branwell Brontë’s favourite local spot, the Lord Nelson pub. All the while, you’ll be treated to marvellous views of the same moors that called to Heathcliff and Catherine, as well as intriguing historical insights on the family from our knowledgeable guide and host. The tour also includes admission to the Brontë Parsonage Museum, located in the house where the sisters penned their beloved novels.

Don’t miss your chance to celebrate Bradford’s famous sisters on this one-of-a-kind adventure where you’ll get to be a Brontë for a day.

About The Journalist

Christa Ackroyd

Christa Ackroyd is a British journalist and broadcaster, best known as a former presenter for the regional TV news programmes Calendar and Look North. From the age of 9, Christa has always had a passion for the Brontes. So much so that if ever she was asked her favourite place to visit, it would always be Haworth, the Parsonage and the moors so loved by Yorkshire’s most famous literary family.