Trips are arranged under four exciting, curriculum-linked themes

Imagination and Curiosity – English and the Arts - Exploring the power of imagination and how it can be harnessed to change the world

People and the Planet – Science and Geography - Empowering young people to play an active role in creating a sustainable future

Breakthroughs and Discoveries – STEM and History - Investigating the moments of genius that have enabled humanity to progress

Journeys and Adventures – PSHE & Skills Development - Celebrating the broadening of horizons and stepping outside of your comfort zone

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World of James Herriot

23 Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO7 1PL. England

Stepping through the famous red door of 23 Kirkgate, Thirsk is to step inside the World of James Herriot, the fully-restored site of his original 1940s home and veterinary practice set in the heart of stunning Herriot Country. Full of fascinating facts, the gallery gives visitors the opportunity to test their skills, knowledge and reflexes whilst learning how vets work with farmers to keep animals fit and well.

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Amplification toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Parent letter template PDF 0.18MB Download
Trip check list PDF 0.13MB Download
Risk assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
People & the Planet Content 7-11 ZIP 12.16MB Download
People & the Planet Content 11-14 ZIP 12.16MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Venue Details



23 Kirkgate, Thirsk
YO7 1PL. England

Opening Hours

Summer Season: From 1st March, First entry: 9.30am Last Entry: 4.30pm 7 days, Winter Season: From 1st October, First entry: 9.30am Last Entry: 3pm 7 days