A Unique Destination in the Heart of Brontë Country

Congratulations to Yorkshire!

With the success of the Brownlee brothers in the men’s triathlon yesterday in London, this now brings Yorkshire to “10th in the medal table”! The county, known as “God’s own country”, were it competing as individual nation, would rank 10th –  above the Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa and Australia. Now that’s impressive!

Full details can be found in this great article from the Huffington Post UK edition.

Music at Walshaw

Music at Walshaw

Music at Walshaw is proud to present The Mont Blanc Trio, performing live at Walshaw Lodge on Saturday 7th July and Sunday 8th July 2012.The programme includes music by Schubert, Chopin, Tucapsky, Mozart, Brahms, Schumann, Debusssy and Ravel. For ticket information, please email: info@margaretbruce.com      

Wuthering Heights 2011

Wuthering Heights 2011

The latest much anticipated version of Emily Brontë’s classic 1847 novel Wuthering Heights is out in cinemas this November (2011). The film is directed by Andrea Arnold and the screenplay by Olivia Hetreed. The film stars Kaya Scodelario, Nichola Burley and James Howson. Walshaw Lodge is located right next to the very moors where the film, and indeedContinue Reading

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

Hebden Bridge History Group – Hebden Bridge Town Centre Trail

Hebden Bridge History Group – Hebden Bridge Town Centre Trail

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The Pennine Way from the Air

See Britain’s first long green trail from the air on a stretch across the Pennines from Middleton in Teesdale to the jaw-dropping HIgh Cup Nick.

Short Walk from Peak to Plain

Short Walk from Peak to Plain A new website was launched today dedicated to helping people get fit by taking short walks in some of the most outstandingly beautiful countryside in the United Kingdom. The Peak District attracts over 22 million visits each year and is one of the most popular National Parks in theContinue 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