Railway Children Walk

Distance: About 2.5 miles 

Pram friendly: No 

As well as being famous for the home of the Brontë sisters, Haworth has another claim to fame: the village and surrounding area was used as the location for the film The Railway Children.

This two-and-a-half-mile walk takes in part of the Railway Children Walk through some glorious countryside beside the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.

Follow the railway line and stream and you will eventually find yourself on the Haworth Cobbles – and if you’re too tired to walk back you can jump on the train and gently chug through the countryside.

Full details of the walk can be found here.

Visit Bradford

National Railway Museum

Brontë Birthplace walk

Thornton, just outside Bradford, is a hidden Yorkshire gem. Not only is it the birthplace of the Brontës, it has some stunning scenery and beautiful countryside.

This walk takes in historical sites, the village centre, a lovely wooded area and the Great Northern Trail with its imposing Thornton Viaduct offering views across the village.

Having a 10 month old baby with me I need something that is totally pram friendly and this is.

There is also the option of a cafe stop along the way. Distance-wise it’s about 2.5 miles but there is plenty to see and you will definitely feel you have more than stretched your legs by the time you have climbed that final hill. 

Full details of the walk are here on my blog   https://busymumlifestyle.co.uk/walkshire-the-bronte-birthplace-walk/

Picture by Helen Broadbent