Tourism accounts for much of the local economy, with the major attractions
being the heritage railway and Brontë Parsonage Museum. In Haworth there are
tea rooms, souvenir and antiquarian bookshops, restaurants, pubs and hotels
including the Black Bull, where Branwell Brontë's decline into alcoholism and
opium addiction allegedly began. Haworth is a base for exploring Brontë
Country, while still being close to the major cities of Bradford and Leeds.
On 22 November 2002 Haworth was granted
Fairtrade Village status. On 21 October 2005 Haworth Fairtrade officially