Herriot Country

Welcome to Hambleton, the birthplace of Herriot Country

Herriot Country covers some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK. From the grand sweeping hills and rich valleys of the world famous North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales to the charming market towns and picturesque villages of ThirskNorthallertonEasingwoldGreat Ayton & Bedale, expect stunning scenery and a warm welcome to ‘God’s Own Country’.

Herriot Country is ideal as a base to tour and explore the Moors and Dales of North Yorkshire, as well as the market towns and nearby historic city of York.

The unspoilt landscape is perfect for cycling or walking – either a gentle stroll to the nearest pub or a memorable adventure on one of many trails.

The exceptional beauty of the unspoilt landscapes reveals a distinctive natural ruggedness and endearing character waiting to be explored.

Accommodation in Herriot Country

Chequers Bed and Breakfast

Chequers, Osmotherley, Nr Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL6 3QB

Cornfield Lodge

South Thornborough Farm, Thirsk Road, North Yorkshire, DL6 3SA

Old Oak Cottages

High House Farm, Little Thirkleby, North Yorkshire, YO7 2BB

Attractions in Herriot Country

Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum

101 High Street, Great Ayton, North Yorkshire, TS9 6NB

Joe Cornish Gallery

Register House, Zetland Street, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL6 1NA

Mouseman Visitor Centre

Robert Thompsons Craftsmen Ltd, Kilburn, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO61 4AH