How to Get Here

The World of James Herriot welcomes and appreciates visitors from the UK, Europe and all over the world.


Thirsk is found in the heart of Herriot Country in North Yorkshire. Accessible from neighbouring York, Harrogate, Darlington and Teesside, we’re close to the A1(M) and on the East Coast mainline.

The World of James Herriot is a short walk from the Thirsk town centre. 23 Kirkgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1PL.

Tickets are available to purchase from the shop on arrival 

By Bus

Our bus travel partners are Reliance (Route 30).

Regular York to Thirsk timetable (Monday to Saturday).

By Road

By Road Thirsk is just off the A19 and close to the A1(M). Save YO7 1PL in your sat nav.

There are a number of nearby car parking sites in Thirsk town centre.

By Rail

By Rail Our rail travel partners are Grand Central. Regular London to Sunderland route (seven days a week).

You may require a taxi from Thirsk Railway Station to World of James Herriot in Thirsk town centre (around 1.5 miles). Contact our taxi partners Chapman’s Taxis, Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 1FH. Tel: 01845 609957

Wheelchair access

Wheelchair access to all floors and gardens with the exception of the Air Raid Shelter.