Car based walk suitable for new walkers, with John Ireland.
A walk out of Haworth towards the ruins Top Withins, the site of a house that inspired the fictional 'Wuthering Heights' in Emily Bronte's book of the same name.
Meet & Travel arrangements - Car Sharing
For car share walks, we meet at a convenient Manchester location and drive to the walk start using as few cars as possible. This keeps fuel costs and emissions down. Passengers please remember to contribute towards fuel costs at the end of the day.
Itinerary is below - click links for map and further information.
09:30: Meet at Ferguson House, 11 Blackfriars Road, Salford for lift share organising.
09:40: Cars will leave for the walk start (Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth).
11:00: Walk starts at Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth.
If you are driving, please make every effort to attend the Ferguson House, 11 Blackfriars Road, Salford meet point as some people may depend on a lift to get to the walk start. For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, especially if you intend to drive there directly.
Waypoints: Sladen Bridge, Lower Laithe Reservoir, Stanbury, Hob Hill, Duke Top, Upper Heights, Pennine Way, Top Withins, Bronte Bridge & Waterfalls, Bronte Way, Penistone Hill Country Park, Haworth
Walk start postcode is BD22 8DR, several council-run car parks are available in Haworth including one adjacent to the Parsonage.
To get to Haworth, there are several routes, one suggested route is A56 Bury new Road to M60, then M62 to Jn22, turn off for A672, then A58 towards Halifax. In Hailfax take A629 towards Skipton and Keighley, the left onto A6033 at Cross Roads with takes you down into Haworth. Alternate routes are via Hebden bridge to take the A6033 over the tops or via Colne, turning off at Laneshawbridge.