All Creatures Great and Small

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I'm starting from: York
I'd like to be picked up from: Duncombe Place, YO1 7EF
  Estimated Pickup Time: 9:00AM
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Please note: We do not allow children under the age of 5

Tour Highlights

Join fellow fans on an All Creatures Great and Small Tour where you will venture to sites from the original 1970s BBC series, alongside locations from the most recent Channel 5 TV adaptation.

Enjoy more than 15 famous film locations in the glorious Yorkshire Dales as well as local attractions known for their links to the show. Inclusive of visits to all of James Herriot's main film sets from the original show as well as entry to the 'World of James Herriot' visitor attraction, this tour enjoys the beauty of the countryside whilst exploring the home of All Creatures Great and Small.

Tour Itinerary

Prices

Winter 2022/23

30th October 2022 - 24th March 2023

Adult Senior Student Child
£75 £55 £75 £55

Summer 2023

25th March 2023 - 28th October 2023

AdultSeniorStudentChild
£75£55££55

Tour Days

Winter 2022/23

30th October 2022 - 24th March 2023

Mon Tues Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Summer 2023

25th March 2023 - 28th October 2023

MonTuesWedThuFriSatSun

Duration

Full day 09.15 - 17.30

Activity Level

Easy

Language

English

Group Size

16 Maximum

Includes

  • Transport in a 16 seater mini-bus;
  • Knowledgable & friendly driver-guide
  • On-board commentary in English

Main Departure point

Duncombe Place, York, YO1 7EF

How to find us

Pickup Service

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This tour will start opposite Dean Court Hotel in Duncombe Place next to York Minster, Y01 7EF.

The pick up point is in the heart of city, aproximately 10 minutes walk from York Railway Station.

Restrictions

Passengers must be 5 years old or older to join our tours and must have their own seat. 

Please be punctual as the bus will leave on time. 

Luggage on board

Hand luggage only. Luggage Storage is available at York train station, 2 minute walk. 

Lunch

Lunch is not included, however there will be time in the village of Reeth to purchase something in a local shop or cafe. 

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel 48 hours prior to departure to receive a full refund. After 48 hours no refund will be issued.

For the full terms and conditions, please see our partner's website.

Leaving York we will make our way to the original home of All Creatures Great and Small- the World of James Herriot. Included in the tour, you will see where the world’s most famous vet, James Herriot, lived, worked, and wrote his incredibly successful series of books based on his experiences as a young North Yorkshire vet.

Following your visit, you will take a short break at the Drovers Arms. Shortly after, you will see where James proposed to Helen and where they got married, Darrowby Station and Bus Stop- all from the original series.

The next stop is Hawes where we will visit multiple locations from the original TV series including Darrowby Church, Darrowby Cattle Market, Darrowby Country Club, and Skeldale House. You will also get to see the veterinary practice in which the character James Herriot worked.

Featuring in many episodes of the newest series, your lunch stop is at Hardraw, the pub that has been used as the interior of The Drovers Arms.

After lunch, we will head to a remote village that has been doubled as the fictional village, Darrowby. Central to the latest version of James Herriots’ screen adaptations, you can grab some refreshments before exploring this quaint village. Additionally, your driver guide will lead a short walking tour that uncovers sites famously known from All Creatures Great and Small- the exterior of the Drovers Arms, G F Endleby, Grocers, Handleys Booksellers, Darrowby Cycle Shop, Darrowby Hardwares, Skeldale House and J. A. Dean, Drapers and Hosiery.

After a full-day tour of scenic countryside and memorable film locations, you will be taken back to central York to draw the day to a close.

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