World of James Herriot

About World of James Herriot

If you're a fan of the hit TV series "All Creatures Great & Small", then why not come and see where it all began? This is a MUST VISIT for all James Herriot fans from around the world!

The World of James Herriot family visitor attraction in Thirsk, is the ORIGINAL home of All Creatures Great & Small.

Child listening to a dog's pulse

You can: visit the real 1940s home where Alf Wight/James Herriot, lived and worked; travel back in time to what life was like when James was practicing; see the car he drove; step into the TV set; try your hand at being a vet.

There is so much more including interactive games for Herriot fans of all ages.

A visit to the World of James Herriot is something you will never forget.

Blacksmith re-shoeing a horse

Visit World of James Herriot


World of James Herriot provides the following facilities

Toilets and baby changing facilities

Upstairs, downstairs and disabled.

Dogs at World of James Herriot

Assistance dogs only.

Getting here

Contact us

World of James Herriot, 23 Kirkgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1PL
Tel 01845 524234


A short walk from Thirsk town centre at 23 Kirkgate.

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