The Heart of Yorkshire

Herrriot Country

 

 


Herriot Country has always been the heart of Yorkshire with lots of places to visit, including historic market towns, some of the country’s finest national parks and a range of attractions for the whole family. These, together with an array of visitor attractions, hotels and accommodation, offer visitors the ultimate getaway. 

It’s easy to see why Herriot Country is the heart of Yorkshire. So come and take the time to explore God’s Own Country, immerse yourself in all it has to offer, and make your holidays and days out truly unforgettable!

Herriot Country – East

Nestled in the foothills of the North York Moors lies a number of thriving and bustling market towns, which gives visitors a warm welcome to the area. The East of the county provides the perfect stepping stone by which to explore the range of attractions on offer in the surrounding area. Whether you want to see the sights of the county through the footsteps of James Herriot, or simply while away the days, there is no better place for you to kick start your perfect holiday than in the very heart of Yorkshire.

Herriot Country – West

Tucked away in the West of the Herriot Country lies miles of unspoilt countryside. When it comes to getting away from it all, there is no better place for visitors to stretch their legs, as it boasts some of the county’s best walking and biking trails. These blended together with some vibrant attractions and idyllic tearooms add that extra special touch to your break. So come and take in all that Herriot Country has to offer from spectacular views to outdoor pursuits, coupled with true Yorkshire hospitality, making your holiday a truly memorable experience.

Ricmond TC
Richmond Town Centre viewed from Richmond Castle.
Hawes Beck
Hawes Beck, Wensleydale.
Sheep
You never know who you'll meet in Herriot Country.
Askrigg
Askrigg, popular TV location for the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small.
Yockenthwaite, Yorkshire Dales
Yockenthwaite, Yorkshire Dales.
Daughter Rosie and son Jim unveil Grand Central's James Herriot
Herriot Country isn't far away thanks to Grand Central's James Herriot.
Dent Head Viaduct, Yorkshire Dales
Dent Head Viaduct, Yorkshire Dales.

 

Thirsk
Thirsk, home town to Alf Wight's veterinary practice.