Private Tour – Haworth, Bolton Abbey and Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from Leeds

Private Tour - Haworth, Bolton Abbey and Yorkshire Dales Day Trip from Leeds

For group sizes of up to 4, 8 or 15 passengers, this Private Day Trip from Leeds, just for your party, provides the opportunity to explore Bronte Country and the Yorkshire Dales National Park, including the West Yorkshire Pennine Village of Haworth (made famous by the Bronte sisters and home to the Bronte Parsonage Museum), Bingley Five Rise Locks (the most spectacular feature of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal), the traditional Yorkshire Dales village of Linton (with its stone bridges and limestone falls), Bolton Abbey (where you will see the stunning setting of the ruins of the 12th Century Augustinian Monastery); and enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
* Duration: 8 hours 15 minutes
* Starts: Leeds, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Day Trips & Excursions >> Day Trips




For group sizes of up to 4, 8 or 15 passengers, this Private Day Trip from Leeds, just for your party, provides the opportunity to explore Bronte Country and the Yorkshire Dales National Park, including the West Yorkshire Pennine Village of Haworth (made famous by the Bronte sisters and home to the Bronte Parsonage Museum), Bingley Five Rise Locks (the most spectacular feature of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal), the traditional Yorkshire Dales village of Linton (with its stone bridges and limestone falls), Bolton Abbey (where you will see the stunning setting of the ruins of the 12th Century Augustinian Monastery); and enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Blubberhouses, Blubberhouses, North Yorkshire, England

We head off for Bronte Country, with your Tour Guide telling you about the history and features of the area as you cross Marston Moor, pass through the traditional market town of Wetherby and see the spectacular Arthington Viaduct over the River Wharfe.

Stop At: Bingley Five Rise Locks, Bingley, Bradford England

Our first stop is at the Bingley Five Rise Locks where you will see the highest Staircase Lock in the UK, a spectacular feat of engineering constructed in 1774 as part of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. You can explore and photograph the working locks, or just enjoy a leisurely Yorkshire Brew and soak up the local atmosphere in the nearby cafe – the choice is yours!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Haworth, Haworth, Keighley, West Yorkshire, England

We leave Bingley for the short journey to our main stop at Haworth, on the edge of the rugged Pennine Moors, where the Bronte family lived from 1820 and the sisters wrote their famous novels, for a two-hour​ stopover lunchtime. You can visit the Bronte Parsonage Museum and the Bronte Memorial Chapel in the nearby Church where their father preached, or just explore the quaint shops on the cobbled main street and have a leisurely lunch in one of the traditional cafes – the choice is yours!

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Top Withens, Pennine Way, Keighley England

We leave Haworth and head up Penistone Hill for a photo stop to admire the moorland views towards Top Withens, where the Bronte Sisters walked to gain inspiration​ before we head north for our afternoon in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Linton Falls, Station Rd, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Grassington England

You will arrive in the picturesque, traditional Dales village of Linton, where we will stop for photographs of Linton Falls before continuing our journey through the National Park.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Bolton Abbey, Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England

The main afternoon stop is at Bolton Abbey, where entry is free and you will be able to explore the Priory Church and ruins of the 12th Century Augustinian Priory in its beautiful riverside setting, or maybe take the stepping stones challenge if you are feeling more adventurous!

Duration: 45 minutes