World of James Herriot Museum
An unforgettable experience and chance to see the veterinary practice that was at the heart of the much loved stories.
Other things to do nearby
Discover this Norman castle’s fascinating past before taking a peaceful stroll round the secluded Cockpit Garden.
The National Trust are lucky to preside over a number of superb properties and points of interest within the county of Yorkshire, and one of the most notable is Fountains Abbey.
Set within 1000 acres of breathtaking landscape, the estate houses the Arboretum Trust - a collection of botanically important trees. Visit the website
This medieval castle’s impressive ruins stand on a rocky outcrop overlooking the River Rye and still dominate the town.
YHA Osmotherley has introduced a new range of activities, available for visitors to come and enjoy throughout the summer of 2018.
3.4 miles This unusual monastery is the best preserved Carthusian priory in Britain. Don't miss the reconstructed monk’s cell and herb plot. Visit the website
Helmsley is the start of the Cleveland Way, with beautiful heather moorland views of the North Yorkshire Moors. There are plenty of walks in and around Helmsley for people of all abilities.
Situated between the North York Moors, The Howardian Hills and the Vale of Pickering, YHA Helmsley is one of the best locations in the country for mountain biking. The variety of the ar
Situated between the North York Moors, The Howardian Hills and the Vale of Pickering, YHA Helmsley is one of the best locations in the country for cycling.
Set in the ancient woodlands of Duncombe Park, the centre houses the largest collections of birds of prey in the north of England with daily flying displays and winter owl evenings.
Explore the displays that brings to life the lives of ordinary people from pre-historic times to the present day.
Rievaulx is one of the most atmospheric and complete of all the ruined abbeys. Don't miss the 18th century Terrace. There are also special events, such as falconry displays.
In a sheltered walled garden by the River Rye, this National Trust run 17th century manor house has a fascinating collection of period miniature rooms.
Built in 1759, the beautiful five-acre walled garden is within the grounds of Duncombe Park and beneath Helmsley Castle.
2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the nation’s favourite national trail that starts here in Helmsley.
Helmsley and Ryedale have an enviable reputation as a foodies destination. The town’s market square is home to a wonderful selection of cafes, delicatessens, pubs and restaurants.