Local Attractions & Events

January 15, 2015

Sutton Bank National Park Centre

James Herriot declared the tremendous view from the top of Sutton Bank over the Vale of Mowbray and the Vale of York, the "finest in England". So why not stop at the top of the bank, visit the Centre and blow away the cobwebs with a walk or cycle ride?
September 17, 2013

World of James Herriot

You’ve probably read the books written by James Alfred Wight or watched “All Creatures Great and Small” on TV. Now come and see where James Herriot, the world’s most famous vet, lived, worked and relaxed.
September 9, 2013

White Horse of Kilburn

A Victorian businessman, and was cut in 1857. A native of Kilburn, he worked for a London merchant. He had seen the famous chalk hill figures of southern England and wanted to create something similar for his home village.
September 6, 2013

Falconry UK

Enjoy the thrills and excitement of falconry at the Birds of Prey and Conservation Centre, with over 70 birds and 30 species. Eagles, falcons, hawks, kites, vultures and owls will swoop and dive around you as you sit in a beautiful English garden.
September 5, 2013

Thirsk Racecourse

Experience the beauty and excitement of a great Yorkshire day out at Thirsk Racecourse in North Yorkshire. Located between the North Yorkshire Moors and the Dales, Thirsk is a picturesque country racecourse with excellent facilities.
September 5, 2013

Thirsk Museum

Eight rooms full of exhibits, featuring local life and industry, cricketing memorabilia, farming equipment, furniture, costumes and toys. Marvel at the bones of our Saxon Giant and shudder at the legend of the Busby Stoop Chair!