Herriot Country Tours


We will take pride in showing you the best of Britain's heritage and wonderful countryside: From the rugged natural beauty of Wordsworth's Lake District on our West coast, over the Pennine Hills and down through James Herriot's glorious Yorkshire Dales, to the historic Roman city of York and the magnificent York Minster.

Herriot Country Tours is run by Peter & Christine Chilton. We have lived in North Yorkshire all our lives and have spent our working lives running our own bed & breakfasts. With our knowledge and experience of Yorkshire we can take you off the beaten tourist trail and show you the real towns and villages of James Herriots Yorkshire Dales.

Part of the Yorkshire Dales are known as 'Herriot Country' due to the books of author James Herriot, later portrayed by the TV series 'All Creatures Great and Small'. His vivid descriptions bring to life the wonderful atmosphere of the Dales.

On Your Herriot-Country Tour:

Experience the places that inspired James Herriot to write about.
Visit the sites used in the filming of All Creatures Great And Small.
Stay on the types of farms that he visited.
Relax in the comfort of your personal chauffer vehicle.
Tour the country lanes of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales.
Visit some of Englands finest country estates, castles and gardens.
Explore picturesque villages and mix with local people on market day.
Walk amongst the remains of ancient monasteries.
Spend a day in the Lake District, visit Wordsworth's Dove Cottage.
Discover the Ancient City of York.
Stay if you choose, in one of Yorkshires Luxury Country Houses.

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