James Herriot & Brontë Country - The Yorkshire Dales
Combine the dramatic scenery of Brontë Yorkshire, the softly rolling
Yorkshire Dales and James Herriot Country. The hills that inspired Wuthering
Heights along with beloved scenes from James Herriot's novels await you
amongst the moors, heather, sheep-dotted fields and atmospheric ruins.
from morning till evening on a bank of heath in the middle of the moor,
with the bees humming dreamily among the bloom, and the larks singing high
up overhead, and the blue sky and bright sun shining steadily and cloudlessly."
Linton Heathcliff "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte.
Yorkshire Dales - Herriot & Brontë Country
A " reet" warm welcome to Yorkshire. Before a week exploring in
Herriot & Bronte country, a sumptuous meal, wine and a chat about the
treats in store
Start your tour amongst the atmospheric ruins of Fountains Abbey. A beautiful
walk culminates in the thriving but tiny city of Ripon with its ancient
Look around thriving Ilkley - a former spa town before heading for a fine
day's walk in the Yorkshire Dales. End up on the cobbled streets of pretty
Grassington in Wharfedale.
Canal locks, traditional longboats and the old mullioned windows of weavers
cottages. Pass the fine church ruins of cobbled Heptonstall village, former
home of Poet Laureate Ted Hughes. Walking high in the wild heather-clad
moors to the tiny mill town of Haworth and the Brontë sisters parsonage
Discover the memorable Wensleydale countryside walking through remote
farms, beautiful little villages and heather covered grouse moors. Explore
the roman village of Bainbridge and enjoy an English cream tea in Hawes.
Move to the eastern dales of Herriot country. See King Richard III`s childhood
castle by the cobbled streets of Middleham. End in the historical market
town of Richmond, with its Norman Castle, Georgian architecture, and breathtaking
Why not extend your stay with a trip to the glorious medieval city of
Arrival & Departure:
Arrival & departure transfer from NorthallertonStation.