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Anne Brontë wrote two novels, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and Agnes Grey; Charlotte wrote two masterpieces, Jane Eyre and Villette, which depicted her experiences as a teacher, as well as several other novels; and Emily is the author of Wuthering Heights, a novel of passion and haunting melancholy. Charlotte and Emily are buried in the family vault under the Church of St. Michael (Anne is buried at the Church of St. Mary in Scarborough). Try www.visitbrontecountry.com for information.

While in Haworth, you'll want to visit the Brontë Weaving Shed, Townend Mill (tel. 01535/646217). The shop is not far from the Brontë parsonage and features the famous Brontë tweed, which combines browns, greens, and oranges to evoke the look of the local countryside. The shed is open for visitors Monday to Saturday 10am to 5:30pm and Sunday 11am to 5pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.