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The Reader's Guide to Wuthering Heights

Locations near Haworth

The area west of Haworth in 1850s showing locations that Emily would have known and may have inspired parts of the story of Wuthering Heights. Move mouse over red circles for more information.

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Eastern Moors

Locations around Haworth

Haworth Parsonage

Emily Brontë lived here almost all her life


Penistone Hill

Emily Brontë probably took the name for Penistone Crags from here

Western Moors

Locations around Haworth

Ponden Hall

Ponden Hall is believed to be an inspiration for Wuthering Heights or Thrushcross Grange


Top Withens

The location of this ruined farm is believed to be the inspiration for the Wuthering Heights farmhouse


Ponden Kirk

This rock outcrop is believed to be Penistone Crags in the novel


Brontë Waterfall

This was a favourite spot of the Brontë sisters


Images produced from the service with permission of Ordnance Survey