‘Best Coach Friendly Welcome 2018’ Award from the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK for World of James Herriot

WoJH has received an invitation to the State Darwin Museum Moscow, Russia to view its own exhibition of James Herriot Memorabilia.

BBC antique presenter David Harper visited World of James Herriot recently where a new range of gifts has been introduced featuring David’s painting of the Austin 7 car driven by the famous vet and author James Herriot (aka Alf Wight) in the BBC TV series All Creatures Great and Small

Easter Bank Holiday is always an Eggciting time for children At 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 10am to 5pm, and last entry at 4pm each day.

A recent visit was paid to World of James Herriot 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 on 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.

Ian Ashton, managing director of World of James Herriot in Thirsk presented an award to Hayley Stephenson at the annual Askham Bryan College Graduation and Awards ceremony.

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 All Creatures Great and Small.

A very special association has developed between the largest veterinary medicine and equipment company in Germany, and ‘World of James Herriot’, based in Thirsk, North Yorkshire.

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 2017.