The World of James Herriot in Thirsk is one of the finalists in the Yorkshire Post Rural Awards 2018. Read more at: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/ruralawards/

More than 3,000 votes were cast In a major poll, conducted by Dalesman magazine to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of regional television in Yorkshire

The restored Austin Seven that became famous for its appearances in the BBC TV series All Creatures Great and Small was on show recently at the Stokesley Rotary Club Classic Car Show.

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

World of James Herriot, Thirsk continues to punch above its weight in tourism Awards following the presentation of ‘Best Coach Friendly Welcome 2018’ by the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT).

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.