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The World of James Herriot Visitor Centre strikes Gold at the 2015 VisitEngland Awards

The World of James Herriot Visitor Centre strikes Gold at the 2015 VisitEngland Awards

The World of James Herriot has been awarded Gold in the Small Visitor Attraction category at the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2015 Ceremony. The Gold Award is the highest Award for Excellence in Tourism in England which VisitEngland can bestow. The […]
Visit York Awards 2015

Visit York Awards 2015

We are thrilled to have been nominated for another prestigious award!  
Recycling!

Recycling!

We are doing our bit to look after the planet and it’s many diverse inhabitants…. are you doing yours?  
2015 is the year to visit the World of James Herriot!

2015 is the year to visit the World of James Herriot!

 2015 is the year to visit the World of James Herriot! If you’ve never visited us before… or you haven’t visited for a while… Then there has never been a better time than NOW! Our enthusiastic staff have worked very hard […]
Why not take a peek inside?

Why not take a peek inside?

 Why not take a peek inside?    
New for 2015 – The James Herriot Statue

New for 2015 – The James Herriot Statue

New for 2015 – The James Herriot Statue A bequest of £25,000 by the late Mr Thomas Frank Blinks and the idea of a statue in honour of Alf Wight/James Herriot provided the opportunity to establish the James Herriot Legacy […]
Educational Visits

Educational Visits

Educational Visits The Education Program at The World of James Herriot offers children the opportunity to learn in a fun and interesting way outside the classroom. Please discuss your requirements when booking. Groups of approximately 25 pupils can be accommodated. […]

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We’re Number 1 on TripAdvisor

We’re Number 1 on TripAdvisor

We are consistently voted the number 1 visitor attraction in Thirsk –  and here’s why… “Such a great museum for Herriot fans.” 5 of 5 stars We highly enjoyed the tour. We are Herriot fans and loved all the exhibits. […]
Group Visits

Group Visits

Calling all group organisers, tour operators and coach companies! The World of James Herriot is a perfect place to visit in North Yorkshire and will take your guests on a nostalgic journey through the former home and veterinary surgery where […]