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Pictures of Thirsk

a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire

Town square, Thirsk, North Yorkshire

Take a picture tour of Thirsk..

About Thirsk

A small market town in North Yorkshire, famous for its 15th century church, racecourse, Thomas Lord, and from being the place Darrowby was based on, which is the town featured in the James Herriot books.

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Cod Beck, Osmotherly, North Yorkshire

Osmotherley (5 Pictures)

in the county of North Yorkshire

(9.7 miles, 15.5 km, direction N of Thirsk)

Osmotherley is a beautiful unspoilt village on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors, it lies surrounded by moors and pastureland between the Cleveland and Hambleton Hills...

Ripon Cathedral, Ripon, North Yorkshire

Ripon (195 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of North Yorkshire

(10.1 miles, 16.3 km, direction SW of Thirsk)

Every night Ripons market square is the scene of a 1,000 year old custom when the city Wakeman blows his horn...

Helmsley

Helmsley (160 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire

(11.4 miles, 18.3 km, direction E of Thirsk)

The town itself is very pretty with lots of interesting stone buildings set around a market square where visitors can find attractive craft and gift shops, as well as cafe's and no less than four former coaching inns...

Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

Knaresborough (131 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of North Yorkshire

(16.3 miles, 26.2 km, direction S of Thirsk)

This attractive market town lies in the high reaches of Yorkshire above Harrogate. It is overlooked by the peaceful waters of the River Nidd which is spanned by a magnificent.....

St Peter's Church

Harrogate (184 Pictures)

in the county of North Yorkshire

(18.6 miles, 29.9 km, direction SW of Thirsk)

One of the chief town's in Yorkshire's old West Riding, Harrogate acheived early fame as a Spa resort...

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Inside the Wight Home. - Heriott Museum

The World of James Herriot Museum (15 Pictures)

(0.1 miles, 0.2 km)

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The White Horse at Kilburn. North Yorkshire.

The Kilburn White Horse (5 Pictures)

(5.2 miles, 8.4 km, direction E)

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Another view of this wonderful ruin... Yorkshire

Byland Abbey (12 Pictures)

(7.9 miles, 12.7 km, direction E)

It would be hard to find a more perfect setting for the gracious ruins of centuries old Byland Abbey than this remote valley spot.....

Arches in Winter

Rievaulx Abbey (99 Pictures)

(9.2 miles, 14.8 km, direction E)

Rievaulx Abbey is situated on 15 acres in the valley of Rye approximately 3 miles from Helmsley in Northern Yorkshire and was.....

Ripon Cathedral, Ripon, Yorkshire.

Ripon Cathedral (26 Pictures)

(9.9 miles, 15.8 km, direction SW)

The present Cathedral at the heart of Ripon is built upon the spot of a monastery founded by Bishop Wilfrid of York in the year.....

Great House Duncombe Park, Helmsley, North Yorkshire

Duncombe Park (2 Pictures)

(10.6 miles, 17.1 km, direction E)

This magnificent historic mansion has a rich, colourful history. The house is an impressive Baroque style building overlooking.....

Helmsley Castle, North Yorkshire

Helmsley Castle (19 Pictures)

(11.3 miles, 18.2 km, direction E)

This is a fascinating site where you can explore the 12th century ruins of a once great castle and spectacular earthworks cut.....


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