The Herriot News Blog

All the latest news and articles relating to the World of James Herriot Visitor Centre in Thirsk

BBC Antiques and Classic Car presenter’s visit to the World of James Herriot

BBC Antiques and Classic Car presenter’s visit to the World of James Herriot

  BBC antique presenter David Harper visited the World of James Herriot recently and met up with the team at the centre where a new range of memorabilia has been introduced featuring David’s painting of the Austin 7 car driven […]
Top breeder of English Springer Spaniels in Russia visits the World of James Herriot

Top breeder of English Springer Spaniels in Russia visits the World of James Herriot

Ekaterina Anikushina is the top breeder of English Springer Spaniels in Bolshaya Vruda, Russia and whilst visiting the UK in May, Ekaterina visited the World of James Herriot and posted a James Herriot post card to herself in Russia. The […]
World of James Herriot Award presented at Askham Bryan College York

World of James Herriot Award presented at Askham Bryan College York

  Ian Ashton, managing director of the World of James Herriot in Thirsk presented an award to Hayley Stephenson at the annual Askham Bryan College Graduation and Awards ceremony. Hayley has studied at the College for a Foundation Degree in […]
A tribute to Robert Hardy

A tribute to Robert Hardy

Our tribute in pictures, of the much loved actor Robert Hardy, who sadly died today.   In 1978 Robert Hardy took the part of the irascible but good natured Siegfried Farnon, the senior vet in the long running TV series […]
History of the famous blue Austin Seven

History of the famous blue Austin Seven

  A recent visit was paid to The Herriot Centre by Mrs Martha Stewart and Ms Anne Jenkins,  from the department of Archaeology at Durham University, following a talk that was given by Martha Stewart, and their interest and findings […]
Easter Holidays at the World of James Herriot

Easter Holidays at the World of James Herriot

Easter Bank Holiday is always an Eggciting time for children At The World of James Herriot in Thirsk The good news is that we are open right through the Easter Bank Holiday, with our usual opening times, from 10.00am to […]
James Herriot Memorabilia in Germany

James Herriot Memorabilia in Germany

A very special association has developed between the largest Veterinary medicine and equipment company in Germany, and ‘The World of James Herriot’, based in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Dr. Thomas Nonnewitz,  Director of WDT, Cooperative Company of German Veterinarians, exhibits at […]
The World of James Herriot is a finalist in the British Coach Tourism Awards 2017

The World of James Herriot is a finalist in the British Coach Tourism Awards 2017

The World of James Herriot is a finalist in the British Coach Tourism Awards 2017 The World of James Herriot in Thirsk is one of seven finalists for the Coach Friendly Visitor Attraction Award in the British Coach Tourism Awards […]
From Russia with Love

From Russia with Love

 World of James Herriot team to visit and meet Moscow’s Herriot Fans for James Herriot Exhibition at The State Darwin Museum Moscow in Russia   An invitation to the State Darwin Museum Moscow in Russia has been received by the […]
Feeling Low? 7 Ways Animals Can Improve Your Health

Feeling Low? 7 Ways Animals Can Improve Your Health

Watching TV shows about animals or being around animals is a great way to get rid of January blues. Here’s why animals can improve health and happiness and perk you up when you’re feeling low. The winter is really kicking […]