Full Day: All Creatures Great & Small Tour

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Explore the beautiful landscape of the Yorkshire Dales and discover the breathtaking landscape that inspired James Herriot, creator of All Creatures Great and Small.

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  • Visit the filming location of All Creatures Great and Small
  • Bolton Castle where James Herriot proposed to his wife
  • Explore the scenery and locations that inspired James Herriot.


Welcome to the All Creatures Great and Small tour from York, where we will take you on an unforgettable journey through the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, visiting the most iconic filming locations from both the old and new series of the beloved TV series. Our adventure will take you to many locations, including Grassington, which was used as Darrowby Village in the new series, and where you can see the Drovers Arms and Skeldale House. We will also explore the breathtaking landscape scenes filmed in Wharfedale. The tour will visit St Michaels in Hubberholme, where James and Helen get married in the show. This beautiful location was also used in the new series and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. Yockenthwaite is also known for it’s incredible views, the location of Helen's farm and where James and Helen first kiss in the new series. This beautiful rural area is surrounded by stunning scenery. As we continue our journey, we will visit Wensleydale and Swaledale, where a lot of landscape scenes were filmed in the old series. We will also stop by Bolton Castle, the location where the real-life James Herriot proposed to his wife. See the scars of its 600-year history, including its involvement in the Pilgrimage of Grace, Mary Queen of Scot’s imprisonment, and a Civil War siege. Our next stop will be the Wheatsheaf Inn in the charming village of Carperby, where you can soak in the idyllic countryside surroundings in the spot that James and his wife had their honeymoon in real life. As we make our way back to York, we will stop by Askrigg, which was used as the Darrowby Village in the old series. Here, you will see the iconic Drovers Arms and Skeldale House, and we will also visit the Holy Trinity Church in Wensley, where James and Helen got married in the old series. Our final stop will be in Hawes, where you can see the Darrowby cattle market and country club from the old series. This beautiful town offers stunning views of the Yorkshire Dales and is the perfect place to conclude our tour. Join us on this unforgettable journey through the Yorkshire Dales and immerse yourself in the world of All Creatures Great and Small. *Please note, you will not stop to get off the bus at all locations.


Entrance to Bolton Castle grounds Transport in 16 seater Commentary from our knowledgeable driver-guide in English

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  • Minimum age: Travelers need to be at least 5 years-old

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