Herriot Country

Like millions worldwide, you’ve   probably read his books or watched All Creatures Great and Small, or maybe you’ve heard of James Herriot on the TV series The Yorkshire Vet. Well why   not come and see where James Herriot,   the world’s most famous vet, lived, worked and wrote his incredibly successful   series of books based on his experiences   as a young North Yorkshire vet.


There’s so much to see & do… Walk   through his fully-restored 1940s home and   surgery in Thirsk; travel back in time to what life was like when James was   practicing. See the two famous cars, one from the TV series and the other from the   movie “It Shouldn’t Happen to a Vet”, step into the TV set, and try your hand at being a vet. There really is something for everyone, including: The dining room and practice office, the Yorkshire Vet and All   Creatures Great & Small rooms, the   original dispensary, Herriot memorabilia, TV Studios, the foldyard and Farrier’s   Workshop, the gardens & Alf Wight   Statue, and even an interactive gallery   featuring onscreen quizzes for Herriot fans   of all ages. It’s easy to see why the World of James   Herriot visitor attraction attracts visitors   from all over the world; it’s not just for   fans of the books! A visit to this multi-award winning visitor attraction is   God’s Own Country, something you will never forget. Herriot Country covers some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK.


From the   grand sweeping hills and rich valleys of the world famous North York Moors and   Yorkshire Dales to the charming market towns and picturesque villages of Thirsk, Northallerton, Easingwold, Great Ayton &   Bedale, Where you can expect stunning scenery and a warm welcome to 'God's Own Country'.

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