World of James Herriot

World of James Herriot, Thirsk, Yorkshire, England

Welcome to The AWARD WINNING World of James Herriot one of Yorkshire's top visitor attractions! For a great family day out.

The World of James Herriot set in the heart of Yorkshire, gives visitors a chance to step back in time and experience the life and times of James Herriot. With the picturesque Yorkshire National Park not far, the attraction offers visitors a great day out in North Yorkshire.

With so much on offer at The World of James Herriot the visitor attraction makes for a great day out. With a great interactive room for the kids through to the fully restored Austin 7 there's something for everyone.

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.

Walk through his fully-restored 1940's 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, plus so much more including interactive games for Herriot fans of all ages. A visit to the World of James Herriot is something you will never forget.

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