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You’ve probably read the books written by James Alfred Wight or watched “All Creatures Great and Small” on TV. Now come and see where James Herriot, the world’s most famous vet, lived, worked and relaxed. See his home and surgery in Thirsk; travel...more
All reviews tv series alf wight air raid shelter short film well worth a visit his life excellent museum tv set tv studios couple of hours interactive games all ages hands on activities brought back memories happy memories skeldale house actual house
Looking at the building from the front, you think that it’s just a tour of the house itself but there is do much more to this attraction.
The house is fabulously furnished, it feels like going back to my granny’s with the dark furniture and...More
Visited with four children aged between 11 & 15. There were a few nostalgia type things that interested them and a few interactive exhibits. I really enjoyed the museum having watched the 'All Creatures Great and Small' series in the 70s/80s and having read the...More
Visited here for a very interesting afternoon on Friday. My husband who is not a fan of museums in general was very impressed! It is well laid out and we were particularly impressed with the interactive displays...wished we had had our grand-children with us!
This museum was the highlight of our Dales trip. It is simply a must for those who love the books. There is even a section devoted to the filming of the tv series which tv fans will enjoy. I loved seeing the rooms in which...More
Worth every penny for both adults and children. Very amusing interactive room. Film show in barn? Yes barn. Can’t go to Thirsk without about 1 ½ hours here. Friendly helpful staff. Shop for souvenirs if you are that way inclined.
This museum is great i went here with my dog when James Herriot was alive he was then training Peter wright it's exactly as i remember it so anyone wishing to visit can be reassured it is just the same all the rooms and setting...More
I’ve read all the books and would have enjoyed this experience whatever the weather or style of displays. It is laid out very tastefully and some rooms have things set out as when it was lived in etc. Some rooms are set up with display...More
So much to see and much bigger than we thought. Everything is well presented and information about the exhibits is excellent. Relived my childhood favourite books. Great to see educational activities for the children.