All Creatures Great & Small

Ever fancied being a Vet-on-a-Trike? James Alfred Wight OBE FRCVS, better-known by his pen name James Herriot, was a British veterinary surgeon and writer. Born in Sunderland, Wight graduated from Glasgow Veterinary College in 1939, returning to England to become a veterinary surgeon in Yorkshire, where he practised for almost 50 years.. These tours are undoubtably the best oppotunities to get up close and experience the 

All Creatures Great & Small theme. Treat yourselves to the sights, sounds and smells, with a bucket load of gorgeous Yorkshire fresh air available, in abundance up here in the place better-known as  Gods own Country.

Lunch at the Drovers

Price per trike carrying 2 passengers: £650 inc lunch at Drovers Arms

Start from: WhiteBearHotel Masham HG4 4EN

Duration: 6+ hours

Route: Masham, Wensleydale, Wharfedale with lunch & photos at Grassington, Langstrothdale, Nidderdale & back through Wensleydale to Masham.

Following some of the NEW Channel5 TV locations used in the making of the iconic TV series All Creatures Great & Small telling the story of the fictitious Yorkshire Vet James Herriot. Many of the views we will encounter. Remember to bring your camera, there will be plentry of time for photographs at some of your favourite spots.

Herriot Trail Darrowby & Beyond

Price per trike carrying 2 passengers: £650 inc lunch at Darrowby Country Club

Start from: WhiteBearHotel Masham HG4 4EN

Duration: 6+ hours

Route: Masham, Swaledale, Arkengarthdale, Wensleydale with lunch at Simonstone, Wensleydale to Hawes and a slow cruise back to Masham.

Following some of the ORIGINAL BBC TV locations used in the making of the iconic TV series All Creatures Great & Small telling the story of the fictitious Yorkshire Vet James Herriot. Many of the views we will encounter. Remember to bring your camera, there will be plentry of time for photographs at some of your favourite spotsMillions of people have been fascinated by the tales of a Yorkshire Dales vet in the books by James Herriot (real name Alf Wight). His novels If only they could talk and It shouldn’t happen to a vet tell tales of the many characters and wonderful locations found around the fictional Darrowby in North Yorkshire.

 

The TV series All Creatures Great & Small helped bring the story to life further showing the places in the books that James Herriot and his boss Siegfried Farnon and his brother Tristan frequented. 

 

We have put together a fantastic Photo Memory Board showing images of so many screen set locations taken from the 1980's TV series. Next, we recommend that you visit the famous World of James Herriot museum in Thirsk.

Please note all our trike tours can be and are based on two customer guests sharing the trike. As a business we are also passionate and pride ourselves on being able to offer Accessibility to All
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