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Events in Brontë Country

Events in Brontë Country

Visit Bradford, one of the really useful local tourism sites has come up with a wonderful interactive map which lists many of the events taking place in Brontë Country this year. The link to the map can be found here: Visit Bradford – Brontë Country Map.

 

Let’s Connect!

Let’s Connect!

Are you on Facebook? Are you on Twitter? If you answered yes to either of these questions then we’d love to connect with you. Here are links to both our profiles. If you’ve been to stay at Walshaw Lodge, we’d love it if you could write any positive feedback on the Facebook wall or, ideally,Continue Reading

Brooding Brontë Country

Jane Austen’s patch of England is the “green and pleasant land” of the old Anglican hymn. The tears, aching hearts and (for the most part) happy endings were based on the author’s experiences in the elegant streets of Bath, the cosy villages of Hampshire and the grand estates of Derbyshire. Austen’s greatest female literary competitorsContinue Reading

Pennine Yorkshire As Seen on Screen

Pennine Yorkshire As Seen on Screen

You’ve probably already seen some parts of Pennine Yorkshire, as the settings for these successful films and TV programmes. Holmfirth – Last of the Summer Wine, the world’s longest running TV comedy is filmed in the picturesque town of Holmfirth. Visit the exhibition inside Compo’s House, where there’s a collection of photographs and memorabilia andContinue Reading

Great Things To Do In Pennine Yorkshire

Great Things To Do In Pennine Yorkshire

Heptonstall Follow the Heptonstall Trail (booklet available at shops, pubs & cafes in Heptonstall) to explore the Octagonal Methodist Church and Parish Church ruins. Don’t miss the Heptonstall Museum in the Old Grammar School building, telling the story of the infamous Cragg Vale Coiners and Heptonstall’s part in the English Civil War. Nearby ‘Weaver’s Square’Continue Reading

Country House To Rent

Walshaw Lodge is a West Yorkshire country retreat that is situated in an unforgettably picturesque environment, with views of the Pennines, while being a comfortable house with stylish interiors. The nearby wooded valley is home to a number of wildlife, including red deer, as well as having river walks and waterfalls that nature lovers willContinue Reading

Luxury Christmas Experience

Walshaw Lodge is still available to rent over Christmas and New Year this year, 2010. There are only two packages available which are being offered on a first come first served basis. To make a booking either use the enquiry form below or email us info@walshawlodge.com and we will call you back promptly. Christmas 2010Continue Reading

Country House Weekend

The country house weekend is truly one of the joys of the English tradition. Taking a country house for the weekend is a great way for large groups to celebrate a family occasion, or for interest groups to get away from it all and focus on their shared passion. Country house weekend breaks are popularContinue Reading

Self Catering Group Accommodation

If you are looking for self catering group accommodation, Walshaw Lodge could well be the perfect venue. The Lodge can accommodate up to 20 and is ideally suited for large group house parties. The kitchen is spacious and well equipped for catering for large numbers. There is an adjacent pantry which provides plenty of storageContinue Reading

New Food and Drink Pricing Structure

Check out our new  catering options page to see what great value our catered meals are.  While Walshaw Lodge does have excellent-self catering facilities, we all know how nice it can be sometimes to put your feet up and have a meal taken care of. We offer locally sourced ingredients prepared and cooked in aContinue Reading