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World of James Herriot

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Having read the books and watched the Herriot and Yorkshire Vet programme this was on the list of places to visit. It’s a lovely small attraction which is clearly loved by all. It takes you right back in time and creates a lot of conversation...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PapaGrizzly
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having been a fan of James Herriot's books and the TV series based on them for many years, I've been wanting to visit this museum for a long time. Although I had an idea of what to expect after seeing numerous pictures of the place,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank NYsquirrel
Reviewed 1 week ago

the world of james herriot if your a fan of the series a.c .g.and s.and the yorkshire vet this is for you

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A true insight into Alf Wight or James Herriot’s life. A great little museum that is full of information about his life and times as a vet in the Yorkshire Dales

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank andreagillan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always wanted to visit James Herriot Museum and the home of Alf Wight and his family. There is something there for all ages. I use A mobility scooter and there was another gentleman there on his. The only place we couldn't see was the air...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank larraine72
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been a James Herriot fan since I was a child. I remember me and my mam reading the books and us watching the TV series together. As a now almost 40 year old woman who has always had a passion for animals and a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank lynzied
Reviewed 1 week ago

This little museum is jam packed with artifacts and information about James Herriot. I loved every bit of it and would highly recommend you visit if in Thirsk or the surrounding areas!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank BurnleySharon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was somewhere we had always wanted to visit and we weren't disappointed, it brought back lots of happy memories, it's well worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank lesleyparkerp78
Reviewed 1 week ago

This attraction is a hidden gem. Interesting for all ages. Combining the real person and his nom de plume. Rooms with different themes and lots of fun.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is very deceptive. The outside suggests you won't be in there for very long - think again! When we started our tour we were amazed at the size and fantastic content. Those of us of a certain age will be enthralled by the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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August 17, 2019|
Response from andreagillan | Reviewed this property |
You can park just off the square in a carpark that you can pay for all day. I think this was £3.20
August 14, 2019|
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Response from larraine72 | Reviewed this property |
No but there are plenty close by. I would recommend the White Rose cafe and book shop.
August 5, 2019|
Response from bernadette m | Reviewed this property |
It might be a bit difficult as it’s basically a house with narrow hallways. Best contact the attraction direct