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World of James Herriot
World of James Herriot
Owner description: You’ve probably read the books written by James Alfred Wight or watched “All Creatures Great and Small” on TV. Now come and see where James Herriot, the world’s most famous vet... more Owner description: You’ve probably read the books written by James Alfred Wight 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 relaxed. See his home and surgery in Thirsk; travel back in time to what life was like when James was a vet in Yorkshire. 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! less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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White Horse of Kilburn and Sutton Bank
White Horse of Kilburn and Sutton Bank
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Lookouts
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Falconry UK
Falconry UK
Owner description: Enjoy the thrills and excitement of falconry at the Birds of Prey and Conservation Centre, with over 70 birds and 30 species.Eagles, falcons, hawks, kites, vultures and owls will... more Owner description: Enjoy the thrills and excitement of falconry at the Birds of Prey and Conservation Centre, with over 70 birds and 30 species.Eagles, falcons, hawks, kites, vultures and owls will swoop and dive around you as you sit in a beautiful arena. Our skilled handlers will explain why the birds hunt and fly as they do, where they come from in the wild and how they are trained.We also provide falconry experience days for both adults and children, experiences days start from £30.. less
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Sutton Bank National Park Centre
Sutton Bank National Park Centre
Owner description: For a fun free day out, head to Sutton Bank National Park Centre, less than 30 miles north of York. Soak up England's finest view on easy walking trails, including the popular... more Owner description: For a fun free day out, head to Sutton Bank National Park Centre, less than 30 miles north of York. Soak up England's finest view on easy walking trails, including the popular White Horse, while thrilling bike rides set off straight from the door - there's year-round bike hire and a mix of family cycle routes, which follow the spectacular Sutton Bank cliff edge, or more adventurous off-road thrills. Kids can go wild in the natural adventure play area, with stone castle and huts, swamp, tree house and mud kitchen. Inside, a fascinating hi-tech exhibition will take you on a journey through time to discover how this iconic landscape was created and the influence it's had on people through the ages. There's an Information Centre, gift shop specialising in local produce and crafts, and tearoom. We also run children's events in the school holidays. Admission is free. Pay & Display parking. less
Attraction type: Biking Trails; National Parks
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St Mary's Church
St Mary's Church
Attraction type: Churches & Cathedrals
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Dog and Gun Knayton
Dog and Gun Knayton
Ranked #1 of 66 Restaurants in Thirsk
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Bliss Cafe
Bliss Cafe
Ranked #2 of 66 Restaurants in Thirsk
Price: $3 - $9
Cuisines: Cafe, British, Healthy
Good for: Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Black Lion
Black Lion
Ranked #3 of 66 Restaurants in Thirsk
Price: $6 - $25
Cuisines: French, British, Pub, Gastropub
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Henna Spice Lounge
Henna Spice Lounge
Ranked #4 of 66 Restaurants in Thirsk
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Bangladeshi
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Old Oak Tree
The Old Oak Tree
Ranked #5 of 66 Restaurants in Thirsk
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Laburnum House
Laburnum House
$51 - $88 (£40 - £70)
Ranked #1 of 23 Thirsk B&B and Inns
St James House
St James House
$45 - $75
Ranked #15 of 23 Thirsk B&B and Inns
York House Holiday Park
5.0 of 5
York House Holiday Park
$49 - $134
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Fantinos Restaurant with Rooms
3.5 of 5
Fantinos Restaurant with Rooms
$107 - $215
Ranked #2 of 23 Thirsk B&B and Inns
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The Gallery Bed & Breakfast
4.0 of 5
The Gallery Bed & Breakfast
$91 - $99 (£72 - £78)
Ranked #3 of 23 Thirsk B&B and Inns
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The Poplars - Rooms & Cottages
4.0 of 5
The Poplars - Rooms & Cottages
$88 - $106 (£70 - £84)
Ranked #4 of 23 Thirsk B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Carpenters Arms
5.0 of 5
The Carpenters Arms
$90 - $206
Ranked #5 of 23 Thirsk B&B and Inns
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Newsham Grange Farm Bed & Breakfast
4.0 of 5
Newsham Grange Farm Bed & Breakfast
$104 - $117 (£82 - £93)
Ranked #6 of 23 Thirsk B&B and Inns
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Meadowcroft Bed and Breakfast
4.0 of 5
Meadowcroft Bed and Breakfast
$87 - $112 (£69 - £89)
Ranked #7 of 23 Thirsk B&B and Inns
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