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Gomersal Lodge Hotel
Spen Lane
West Yorkshire

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The Gomersal Lodge; formerly named High Royd; was built for Mary Taylor on her return from New Zealand in 1860. Mary Taylor became famous because of her friendship with Charlotte Bronte which lasted until Charlotte's death in 1855. She was an inspiration and a driving force to Charlotte Bronte; encouraging her to go to Brussels which provided the experience on which her novels 'Villette' and 'The Professor' were based.Local Attractions: You'll find a variet of attractions; in and around the local area e.g. The National Museum of Photography; Eureka! The Museum for Children; Tropical World; National Coal Mining Museum For England; Oakwell Hall; Cartwright Hall Art Gallery; Yorkshire Sculpture Park and the Bradford Industrial Museum and Horses at Work. As well as enjoying a well rounded and lovely break; you can enjoy with the family; partner or friends.location: You will find we are located in the very beautiful; peaceful retreat of the countryside; where you can enjoy loavely walks and pleasant strolls; whilst taking in the fresh countryside air. Please Note: Pets are allowed on request; but charges may be applicable; Non-smoking; free public parking is available; All Children Welcome and Check-in time: 13:00 Check-out time: 11:00

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