The South Pennines Walk & Ride Festival 2012 begins tomorrow September 8. Several Brontë-related walks and events can be found:
Haworth Park and village
Date: 8 September
Haworth Park, Butt Lane, Haworth, West Yorkshire, BD22 8QL
The Haworth Starlight Hike will take Sue Ryder Stars like you, on a journey through some of the main attractions of the area. Home of the Bronte sisters, Haworth is nestled in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.
Our night kicks off at with entertainment and a fun warm up before our walkers set off under the stars at 11pm. The 10k route will pass through a candle lit Manorlands Hospice so you can see where the funds you raise are spent. Once finished walkers will be rewarded with a delicious hot breakfast, and well deserved goody bag.
A walk through South Pennine gritstone landscape to the famous locations of Brontë Bridge, Waterfalls and Top Withins.
Explore the landscape made famous by the Brontë sisters.
The Brontë Bike Challenge, sponsored by Walkers Chartered Accountants, has been freshened up for 2012 with a new 26 mile Charlotte route as well as keeping the existing Emily and the Anne routes which have proven so successful in previous years. The three routes are named after the Brontë sisters who took inspiration for their famous written works from the stunning landscape that the riders encounter. The event is ideal for both mountain bikers and X bikers so whatever your style why not sign up, take the challenge and tackle the Brontë Bike Challenge in 2012?