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Birstall is a large historic village in Yorkshire, home to over eight thousand seven hundred people, set betwixt Bradford, and Leeds. There's a Victorian Market Place where the statue of Joseph Priestley who discovered Oxygen proudly stands, and a chance to follow in the footsteps of Charlotte Bronte as she also visited Elizabethan Oakwell Hall where fascinating rooms show what life was like. Museum lovers will be enthralled at Dewsbury Museum where toys and exhibits reverse time, or possibly the Moravian Museum housed in two 17th Century cottages will please with it's intriguing Parlour and Weavers Chamber. Perhaps the promise of a rainforest, and Butterfly House will tempt a visit to the Victorian Manor House of Bagshaw Museum. Brave hearts can venture deep underground at the National Coal Mining Museum which is situated in the Caphouse Colliery. If shopping is yearned for maybe the Mill Shopping Village will tick all of the boxes, or there is always the 300 colourful stalls to choose from at Dewsbury Market. For glorious scenery Wilton Park has acres of grounds with a beautiful Lake reflecting Mother Nature's beauty, and Woodland Walks, if that's not enough choose your club for a round of Crazy Golf, or even feed the ducks - Sharon

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Visitors to the excellent Brontė Parsonage Museum are close to other significant sites. Adjacent to the Parsonage is St Michael and All Angels church where Emily and Charlotte Brontė are buried in the family vault. And you can raise a glass to the sisters' brother Branwell in his old local pub, the Black Bull, which reputedly still keeps his favourite chair - Carol
Haworth Village is situated at the edge of the Pennine moors in West Yorkshire, England. The area made famous by the Bronte sisters; Charlotte, Emily and Anne who wrote their famous novels Wuthering Heights and Jayne Eyre.Its attarctions include one of Britain's best preserved steam railways the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway and many notable walks in the superb surrounding countryside - Tony

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Pennine Yorkshire encompasses some of the region's most beautiful countryside. From the moorlands of Haworth and Todmorden and the culturally diverse cities of Huddersfield and Halifax to the bustling bohemian town of Hebden Bridge, Pennine Yorkshire's distinctive and diverse landscape offers a beautiful and unique destination for short breaks or a romantic getaway. Huddersfield is a colourful market town showcases an impressive legacy that includes award-winning Victorian architecture, the ancient Iron Age Castle Hill monumentpeaks, canals, valleys and reservoirs, Marsden has it all - why not visit the beautiful Colne Valley and explore a wealth of outdoor delights and a rich industrial heritage, and musical excellence - Courtesy of Woods End B&B

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The shopping choices in Leeds are fantastic whether it’s designer labels in the Victoria Quarter or the terrific Kirkgate Market all are near each other and the White Rose Shopping Centre has excellent facilities for disabled customers an absolute must on any visit to Leeds - Sharon

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Pudsey is an ancient market town on the foothills of the Yorkshire Pennines, famed for it's woollen production and more recently 'Pudsey Bear', it offers a buffet of delights whether it's the Market held three times a week, or discovering the narrow cobbled lanes and mellow stone buildings from a different era. The pages of history are turned at 12th Century Kirkstall Abbey, visitors may see Open Air Theatre, and artists can follow in the footsteps of Turner. Or possibly the magnificent 15th Century architecture of Bradford Cathedral will be favourite. For a thought provoking experience the site of the Battle of Adwalton is where a bloody battle was fought in 1643, or how about the Royal Armouries Museum which has eight thousand unforgettable exhibits. The ancient woodland of Chevin Forest will please the soul, and on a smaller scale Pudsey Park has a Play Area, Aquarium, and even a Pets Corner to enjoy, for animals of a different kind it has to be Tropical World, which has Fireballs in the Aquarium, butterflies, lizards, whistling Ducks, and even a Water Dragon, if that's not enough the Eureka Museum For Children is where science is explored through interactive exhibits that answer the questions of how and why..

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