The James Herriot Visitor Centre (Thirsk) Reviews
Description:23 Kirkgate Thirsk North Yorkshire
Newest Review: ... takes between 1.5 and 2 hours. No 23, Kirkgate, Thirsk is the actual "Skeldale House". Within the trip around the place you can visit where James Herriot worked and lived by looking into rooms featured in the tv series "All Creatures Great and Small". You can also see equipment that was used by vets and farmers in the 1940's and 1950's. There is also a souvenir ... more
Customer The James Herriot Visitor Centre (Thirsk) Reviews (1)
by - written on 02/12/01, updated on 20/06/05 (Very useful, 105 readings)
The area around the Hambleton Hills in this part of North Yorkhire is famously known as Herriot Country. The world renowned author James Herriot,( whose books are about his alias real-life vet, Alf Wright), lived and worked in the town of Thirsk. Most of his books are written through his experiences from in and around this part of the County. Visitors are very welcome in Thirsk. A trip to "The World Of James Herriot" actually takes between 1.5 and 2 hours. No 23, Kirkgate, Thirsk is the actual "Skeldale House". Within the trip around the place you can visit where James Herriot worked and lived by looking into rooms featured ... Read the complete review
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