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For sale: home that inspired Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights

Ponden Hall, a nine bedroom house in Stanbury, West Yorkshire, England, is considered to be the inspiration for Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights and sister Anne's Wildfell Hall. The Brontës spent a great deal of time on the property in the early 1800s. Now it could be yours. Current owner and Brontë superfan Julie Akhurst and her husband have put it on the market for £1.25m. In their twenty years of ownership, they've completed a major, yet careful, renovation and opened it as a B&B for other Br...
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Wuthering Heights house is for sale

You might have used SparkNotes for Wuthering Heights in high school, but if you’re in the market for a charming house in the English countryside, you should give Emily Brontë’s only novel another read. Ponden Hall, the mid-16th century home that is said to have inspired the classic novel by Emily Brontë, is now for sale. Located in West Yorkshire, the property was the site of many visits from the Brontë sisters in the 19th century. Now, the 5,000-square-foot building serves as an award-winnin...
Tags: Travel, Books, England, West Yorkshire, Shakespeare, All, Emily Bronte, Anne Brontë, Bronte, Wuthering Heights, Ponden Hall, Ponden Reservoir

Real places for book fans UK

FOR SUCH A SMALL ISLAND, the United Kingdom produces a lot of incredible literature. Just walking around London alone, you can stumble through settings from Dickens, Shakespeare, and J.K. Rowling. Black Prince, a service that does narrowboat tours around the UK, has picked out some of their favorite spots for book fans to visit. The scenic Lake District was home to Peter Rabbit creator, Beatrix Potter. The much-loved children’s author was inspired by the English landscape in her writing. Potte...
Tags: Travel, UK, London, Southampton, United Kingdom, House, Oxford, Northern Ireland, Yorkshire, Jane Austen, Harry Potter, West Yorkshire, Royal Hotel, William Shakespeare, Edinburgh, Belfast