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World of James Herriot Ltd

Museum - Farm

World of James Herriot Ltd, 23 Kirkgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1PL

Tel: 01845 524234

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World of James Herriot Ltd

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Visit the “World of James Herriot”

Like millions worldwide, you’ve probably read his books or watched All Creatures Great and Small on TV. Now 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.

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 car he drove, step into the TV set, try your hand at being a vet and even experience what it was like to hide in a World War 2 air raid shelter.

Set in the heart of stunning Herriot Country, World of James Herriot is a multi award-winning, all-weather attraction. We are open seven days a week offering visitors of all ages so much to see and do.

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Opening Times

* Please visit our website for seasonal opening times: www.worldofjamesherriot.com

Guide Prices

Adult £8.50
Child (5-15) £5.00
Family £24.00(2 adults & 2 children)

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for groups

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed
  • WiFi or internet access - We have WIFI covering most of the attraction. Please enquire at the gift shop for details.

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Awards

  • Yorkshire AwardsYork Tourism Awards Finalist York Tourism Awards Finalist 2016
  • Yorkshire AwardsYorkshire's Herriot Country Attractions Group Member Yorkshire's Herriot Country Attractions Group Member 2016

Road Directions

By Road:Situated on Kirkgate in the centre of Thirsk just off the Market Place.By Public Transport:Approximately 2 miles from Thirsk station and a few minute walk from the bus stop in Thirsk Market Place.The nearest railway station is Thirsk, which is 2 miles away.

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