I’m lucky to live only half an hour’s drive from the home of the Brontë sisters in Haworth, West Yorkshire, one of my favourite places in the world. (If you’re a Brontë fan, you might like to visit my post containing new photos of the parsonage, or my article on a writers’ workshop held at the Brontë parsonage by the poet Jackie Kay.)
We recently heard the great news that the Brontë Society has succeeded in acquiring an incredibly rare ‘little book’, written by the teenage Charlotte Brontë, and that this will be returned to her home in Haworth.
I follow the author Annika Perry’s blog, and today she has a lovely post on a visit of hers to Haworth, and about the ‘little books’. I’m sharing it here. I hope you enjoy as much as I did!
One of my favourite outings as a young girl was just an hour’s drive from home.
Nestled in a valley on the West Yorkshire moors, Haworth is an idyllic village, always bustling with visitors. On the top of the Main Street, a misnomer for the rambling cobbled lane, was the house of our regular pilgrimage. The Parsonage was for over forty years the home to Patrick Brontë and his family and later turned into a museum…