Pictures of Thirsk

World of James Herriot
23 Kirkgate Thirsk YO7 1PL 01845 524234
" .. in the actual 'Skeldale House' ... explores veterinary science and takes visitors on a journey back to the 1940's. .. A unique tribute to Alf Wight, famous author of the James Herriot novels and is the only centre of its kind in the UK dedicated to Veterinary science."

The Ritz Cinema
Thirsk Volunteer run cinema celebrated its 90th year in 2002

Thirsk Museum
14/16 Kirkgate 01845 527707 Open Easter - October
Mon Tue Wed Fri & Sat 10-4 Closed Thur Sun

Zillah Bell Gallery Thirsk "Often described as one of Yorkshire’s best kept secrets, the fine art gallery has over the years earned the reputation as a place to view and purchase a wide range of works by local, national and international artists.
Exhibitions change monthly and feature an extraordinarily wide range of artists, media and subject matter.

Boltby Trekking Centre
"Our rides range from 30 minute introductory rides for children, to 1 and 2 hour treks. These are rides are available all year round, in the summer we run longer trail rides."

Yorkshire 4x4 Off Road Driving Experience
Offering 4x4 off road driving, quad bike trekking on our specially-designed course, cross Yorkshire, the North East and the North of England.

Monk Park Farm Visitor Centre for Children Bagby Thirsk.
Farm Walks Picnic Areas Play Areas Fitness Trail a wide range of animals including deer, wallabies, alpacas, llamas, cattle, sheep, lambs, goats, donkeys, ponies, pigs & piglets, ducks, geese, hens, peacocks

Thirsk Furniture Trail experience the timeless beauty of craftsmanship in solid wood in an area rich with natural beauty, cabinet and furniture making skills.

Herriot Days Out
Brief details of some "Herriot Country" attractions and events

Castle Howard Stately Home
Come and see Britain's finest Stately Home!

Yorkshire Lavender Lavender Gardens and Specialist Plant Nursery set in a spectacular hillside farm of nearly 60 acres, within the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Falconry UK Bird of Prey Centre
"An excellent day out for kids and adults alike in Northern England. Situated in a country home you can see flying demonstrations or apply for flying courses."

Flamingo Land
Theme Park and Zoo Malton

The Forbidden Corner
is a unique labyrinth of tunnels, chambers, follies and surprises created in a four acre garden in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden
Britain's largest monastic ruin and most complete Cistercian abbey with 800 years' history, and a World Heritage site. There is an extensive programme of day and evening events from walks to Opera, Shakespeare and Music by Moonlight.

Shandy Hall Coxwold Shandy Hall
architecturally as eccentric as its former occupant Laurence Sterne author of Tristram Shandy & Sentimental Journey, is still a lived-in house, more than 500 years old, full of books pictures memorabilia that tell his story.

Big Sheep & Little Cow Farm, near Bedale
where visitors get the chance to bottle feed lambs, piglets, bath a pig, hold small animals and stroke cattle and sheep.

Lightwater Valley Theme Park
"Where the thrills are Family Size!"

Rievaulx Abbey
" of the most atmospheric of all the ruined abbeys of the North"

Sion Hill Hall Kirby Wiske Thirsk

Newby Hall
A Beautiful House and Gardens, A much loved Family Home, A Perfect Day

Dales Country Workshops Trail
"The best of the Yorkshire Dales Craft Workshops have combined to create a visitor trail."

Mouseman Visitor Centre
is a family run business specialising in hand made domestic and ecclesiastical furniture in naturally seasoned English oak. Also produced is a range of carvings and gifts all bearing the world famous mouse trademark.

Mount Grace Priory
England's most important Carthusian ruin, the remains of a 14th-century priory.

Settle-Carlisle Railway
England's most scenic railway

Beningbrough Hall & Gardens
"York's 'country house and garden', this imposing Georgian mansion was built in 1716 and contains one of the most impressive baroque interiors in England. Exceptional wood carving, an unusual central corridor running the full length of the house ..."

Sutton Bank Visitor centre
National Park Centre at Sutton Bank, Exhibitions Trails, Bike Hire

Sutton Park Stately Home
"with its rich collection of beautiful furniture, paintings & porcelain together with its award winning gardens is a magnificent example of an 18th Century house in Yorkshire."

Swaledale Folk Museum Reeth North Yorkshire

Thorp Perrow Arboretum
"Yorkshire's finest collection of trees, gardens, woodland walks, and falconry centre. Fantastic day out for the family"

Wensleydale Railway
much more than a train ride! Operates between Leeming Bar and Leyburn in North Yorkshire, seven days a week with a varied program of special events.

Wensleydale & Swaledale Craft Trail

Wensleydale Creamery Hawes
Enjoy the Wensleydale Cheese Experience


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