JAMES HERRIOT 
All Creatures Great & Small

Fancy 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. Our trike tours are accompanied with 'LIVE' commentary by your experienced chauffeur tourguides, via ear pieces discretely located in the helmet linings. Further enhancing the customers experience and knowledge of the area are the funny stories, anecdotes and legends you hear as you pass by.

YTT08 Lunch at the Drovers

(TV locations used around the new My5 series 2020)

Duration: Full Day

Price per trike carrying 2 passengers: £495.00 including lunch at the Drovers

Start location: White Bear Hotel Masham

Route: Masham, Hawes, Ougthershaw, Yockenthwaite, Buckden, Kettlewell, Kilnsey Crag, Grassington, Broughton Hall, Barden Towers, Pateley Bridge, Lofthouse, Masham

Following some of the 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.

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YTT07 Herriot Trail Darrowby & Beyond

(TV locations used around original BBC series 1980's)

Duration: Full Day

Price per trike carrying 2 passengers: £495.00 including lunch at Darrowby Country Club 

Start location: White Bear Hotel Masham

James Herriot Watersplash

Skeldale House ACGS Veterinary surgery 

Wensley Church where James married Helen 

Route: Masham, East Witton, Middleham, Leyburn, Ellerton Hall, Reeth, Arkle, Langsthwaite, James Herriot Watersplash, Low Row, Muker, Buttertubs Pass, Simonstone, Hardraw, Hawes, Askrigg, Carperby, CastleBolton, Redmire, Wensley, Masham.

Following some of the 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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