The Brontë Country is a name given to an area of south Pennine hills west of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England. The name comes from the Brontë sisters, who wrote such literary classics as Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë), Wuthering Heights (Emily Brontë), and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (Anne Brontë) while living in the area.
Points of interest
The area includes the village of Haworth, where the Brontë sisters lived, and where the Brontë Parsonage Museum is located today. Top Withens is said to have been the inspiration for Wuthering Heights. There is an historic factory outlet called Ponden Mill near Ponden Hall Thrushcross Grange in Wuthering Heights) about half a mile outside Stanbury. Thornton, on the outskirts of Bradford, is the birthplace of the Brontë sisters and their brother Branwell (their father was rector of Thornton church). The house where they were born still exists as the Brontë Birthplace and is open to visitors by appointment. It is located on Market Street in the centre of the village 
Other places of interest from the Brontë sisters' novels include Oakwell Hall (Fieldhead in Shirley), Red House (Briarmains in Shirley), and Gawthorpe Hall and Wycoller Hall (Ferndean Manor in Jane Eyre).
In media and culture
The film Brontë Country: The Story of the Emily, Charlotte & Anne Brontë discusses the area's geography and history, and the history of the Brontë family.
- Brontë waterfall
- High Sunderland Hall
- Shibden Hall
- "Bronte Homeland Interpretative Centre". DiscoverNorthernIreland.com. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
- "View of the Brontë Birthplace on Market Street". Google Maps.
- "Brontë Country: The Story of the Emily, Charlotte & Anne Brontë". The Great British Channel. DeltaOne Media. 21 January 2014.
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