Tourist Information in North York Moors
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Thirsk Town Information

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North Kilvington Sunset - Photo © Sandy Holland
North Kilvington Sunset - Photo: Sandy Holland CCL

An interesting market town a few miles north of Northallerton, Thirsk (or should that be Darrowby?) is where a Scot named Alf Wright began his career as a vet in the dark days of 1939. Now better known as the creator of the TV veterinary surgeon James Herriot, his life and work are celebrated at the ‘World of James Herriot’ at Skeldale House. This museum takes the visitor back in time and is also dedicated to veterinary science.