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The World of James Herriot

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The world of James Herriot

The World of James Herriot museum in Thirsk, Yorkshire, England is introduced by his son Jim.

The museum pays a unique tribute to the life and times of Alf Wight, otherwise known as James Herriot, author of ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ and many other stories about his work as a vet. It lets visitors see a snapshot of life in the 1940s and of the man who captured the hearts and minds of so many people, both in the UK and abroad. Brief James Herriot biography.

Come to Thirsk and you can step back in time. Experience the life of a vet and see what has made James Herriot into a global phenomenon.

If you are a coach driver who will be visiting Thirsk as part of a tour, we would like to mail
you a free 8 minute DVD to show to your passengers before they arrive in Thirsk.
Ring 01845 522755 or ENQUIRE HERE.

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James Herriot wrote ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ and other books about his life as a country vet.

The World of James Herriot museum encompasses the very essence of the world renowned vet. It offers visitors an unforgettable experience of the life and times of a man who became an international celebrity after the publication of his books.

James Herriot in Wikipedia