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35-37 St James Green, Thirsk YO7 1AQ, England
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St James House
Ranked #10 of 25 Thirsk B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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17 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

It is so good to be back in Thirsk at St James house with host barry. We have been coming for 15-20 years and everything is the same . Great location, good parking, excellent ground floor room and the charm of Barry. And top that off with a very good full English breakfast. Thirsk is James Herriott's town and is... More

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BarryThirsk, Owner at St James House, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review Larry. It is always a pleasure to have you visit us at St. James House. Look forward to your next visit. More

Vigodarzere, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed there for 5 days: a very cosy and nice place (have a look at the fornitures...), a great landlord and a lovely cat. It's a good base for exploring the North Moors and the Dales, York and the coast.

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BarryThirsk, Owner at St James House, responded to this review

Hi Paolo and Roberta, Ciao. Eccomi. lol. Still practicing and learning the lingo. Thank you for your review. It was a great pleasure to meet you both. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We hope that you come and visit and stay with us again. North Yorkshire is a wonderful county with so much to see. Ecco fatto.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We have stayed at st james house for a number of years, usually the May bank holiday weekend (early May) every time we visit we are always made very welcome by our good friend Barry, who is very knowledgeable regarding the local area and life. The breakfast is always of superb quality presented by his friendly staff. If your looking... More

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BarryThirsk, Owner at St James House, responded to this review

Hi Tess. and Pat. (The Halifax contingent lol.) Thank you for your great review. It is always a pleasure to have you all visit us each year for the racing and your wedding anniversary. As you say, we all have a very enjoyable time. Look forward to your visit next year. Cheers. More

Halifax, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Another enjoyable stay at Barry's! Beautiful guest house and lovely rooms always nice and clean with an excellent breakfast! Barry, as well as his staff are very friendly with nothing too much trouble and are very knowledgable about the local area. Can't wait for our next visit!!!

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BarryThirsk, Owner at St James House, responded to this review

Hello Bec. Thank you for your kind response. It is always a great pleasure to see you all again each year. Look forward to seeing you next year. Thank you. Best regards. Barry and the girls. More

Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

What a wonderful experience staying at St James House! Barry the host was so helpful in accommodating our large group visiting Thirsk for a wedding party, he welcomed us in and shared his beautiful quirky house full of history and interesting stories. The rooms were clean and comfortable (the most amazing turquoise tiled bathroom on one of the floors!) A... More

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BarryThirsk, Owner at St James House, responded to this review

Hi Roanna and all your lovely friends. It was a pleasure to meet and accommodate you all. You are a good fun crowd and artistic at that. What a wonderful way to spend ones life immersed in art. Thank you so much for your glowing review. I was thinking about revamping the turquoise bathroom but after your comments I now... More

Halifax, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stay here every year and look forward to a chat with Barry our host. He is very informed about the local area and always has a good tale to tell. A great breakfast awaits to set you up for the next day.

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BarryThirsk, Owner at St James House, responded to this review

Hi Wendy. Thank you for your excellent review, We always look forward to your visit each year. Long may they continue. You are a good fun crowd. More

Jackson, Mississippi
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

St. James House is a wonderful, quaint B&B close to the center of Thirsk. The house and guest rooms are loaded with antiques. Barry is a wonderful host and a fount of knowledge of the village and the Dales. I doubt if we would have found all the James Herriot sites without his help. Breakfast was quite good, with local... More

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BarryThirsk, Owner at St James House, responded to this review

Hi Margaret and Paul. Thank you for choosing to stay at St. James House and for your excellent review. We hope that the dales and the moors will have wetted your appetite to come back time and time again. This is a wonderful county and there is just so much to see. One simply never tires of it. I want... More

Northampton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Have just returned from a four night break at St James' House Thirsk. It's easy to see why so many guests are repeat visitors. Location is peaceful yet close to town centre and our host, Barry, made us so welcome. He runs a very busy guest house [full of beautiful antique furniture] but is never too busy to chat to... More

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BarryThirsk, Owner at St James House, responded to this review

Hello Stella and Bill. We are pleased that you enjoyed our lovely house. Thank you for your great review. We enjoyed having you as our guests and look forward to you visiting us again in the future. More

Tallahassee, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

During our trip to England we stayed three nights at St. James House so we could visit James Herriot country. What a wonderful stay! We had a spacious beautiful room which looked out over St. James Green and the B&B is very convenient to the town center, James Herriot Museum, St. Mary's Church, restaurants, etc. The B&B is exceptionally clean... More

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BarryThirsk, Owner at St James House, responded to this review

Hello Shelia and David. Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased to have met you both and that we have helped to make this the best part of your first trip to England. We hope this is the first trip of many. We are thinking of you. Good luck and best wishes in every respect. Take care.... More

Spokane, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We stayed at this lovely B&B two nights in April. Barry was so friendly and knowledgable about the area - he and his staff made the stay so enjoyable. And Barry gives the best directions ever!The rooms were very clean and comfortable and breakfast was excellent. This B&B is the perfect base for seeing some of the great sites in... More

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BarryThirsk, Owner at St James House, responded to this review

Hi Maureen. Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here. It was a great pleasure for us to meet you all. We look forward to you staying with us again in the future. More

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Address: 35-37 St James Green, Thirsk YO7 1AQ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Thirsk
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
St. James House is a large imposing Georgian Grade 2 listed building situated on St. James Green, which is a conservation area and only a few minutes walk from the town centre.We have excellent free parking outside of the property.We are conveniently situated within a few minutes walk of visitor attractions, shops, restaurants etc. The North Yorkshire Moors National Park is only 10 minutes drive away to the East and the Yorkshire Dales National Park 25 minutes drive to the west.York is only 25 minutes drive to the south.We are open all the year round.Our friendly staff look forward to you visiting us. ... more   less 
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