The Gomersal Lodge Hotel 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 a life time, Mary’s family lived in the Red House at Gomersal which is now known as the Red House Museum. Mary Taylor spent most of her life here at Gomersal Lodge until her death on 1st March 1893. Now owned for 35 years by Mr Hussiain,once used as his family home, the house has been restored to its former glory with modern design throughout to create a hotel and exclusive Wedding and Events venue. Consider it less a hotel, and more your own home from home country retreat!