Bronte tour: the places in Yorkshire that fans must visit

Yorkshire is famed for many things, but one the county's greatest prides is being the birthplace of the legendary literary family, the Bronte's.

There are a wealth of locations fans can visit around Yorkshire to gain a little insight into the Bronte world

The three sisters, Charlotte, Emily and Anne, remain some of the best-loved authors and poets to this day, with their works of Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall considered to be among the greatest literary masterpieces. Born in the village of Thornton and later associated with the village of Haworth, the family took much inspiration from their rural surroundings and poured it into their writing. Luckily, there are a wealth of locations fans can visit around Yorkshire to gain a little insight into the Bronte world. Here are a few must-visit spots.

This beautifully preserved museum houses a fascinating display of clothes, furniture, literature and personal possessions, as well as hosting regular exhibitions and events, offering an intriguing insight into the famous family.

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Tucked away on Market Street in the village of Thornton sits the Bronte Birthplace, where all three sisters, and their brother Bramwell, were born. Now known as Emily's, it serves up coffee, teas and locally sourced food.
Thought to be the inspiration for the Earnshaw family house in Wuthering Heights, the ruined farmhouse sits surrounded by miles of countryside near Haworth and is a popular walking destination.
Covering the West Yorkshire and East Lancashire Pennines, Bronte Country marks a stretch of rugged moorland which is reminiscent of that described in Wuthering Heights - ideal for soaking up where Emily's inspiration came from.
Reputedly inspiring Thrushcross Grange, the home of the Linton family in Wuthering Heights, this cosy bed and breakfast near Stanbury sits surrounded by rolling countryside, overlooking Ponden reservoir.
Located around a mile from Stanbury, near Haworth, this wild spot is mostly moorland but is thought to have served as literary inspiration for all three Bronte sisters, and it can be easily reached on foot from Top Withens.
Thought to be the house which inspired Mr Rochester's Thornfield Hall in Jane Eyre, this medieval manor is situated in Wensleydale, and is open to the public 28 days per year.
St Michael and All Angel's Church (also known as the Bronte Church) in Haworth is best known for its association with the Bronte's, with all of the family except Anne, being buried here in a crypt beneath the east end.
Once a working boarding school when Charlotte Bronte visited in the 1830s, this Elizabethan manor house in Birstall later went on to serve as the basis for the fictitious Fieldhead in her novel Shirley.
This old school house was built by Patrick Bronte in 1832 and taught at by all his famous children, and sits nestled between Haworth Parish Church and the Bronte Parsonage. Today it is managed by a small local charity.