Once again filming of 'All Creatures Great And Small' commenced late March in our beautiful village of Grassington, with a return visit due Mid May.
Here's just a few facts you may or may not know
In Grassington, the Devonshire Inn was rebranded as the Drovers Arms, while the pub interiors were shot at The Green Dragon Inn at Hardraw. The village bakery, Walker's, was used for the Darrowby Cycles property; a private residence was used for the exterior of Skeldale House (the vets surgery). The Stripey Badger book store became the greengrocers G F Endleby, the shoe store Helen Midgley was used for Handleys Booksellers and the Rustic Rabbit gift store became Higgins Bakers.
The home of Mrs Pumphrey, the owner of Tricki-Woo, was filmed at Broughton Hall in Broughton Craven the character was based on Marjorie Warner, a client of Alf Wight, who lived at Thorpe House near Thirsk. Many of the scenes for the series were filmed in a studio. Parts of the first episode (with the waterfall and pool) were filmed at Janet's Foss near Malham. Other locations included the Barden Bridge at the Bolton Abbey Estate and the Ripon Racecourse. The church featured in the Christmas special is St Wilfrid's at Burnsall, near Grassington, the crossroads are "on the roads above Pateley Bridge in Nidderdale and the farm is in Airton.
Keighley & Worth Valley
train at Oakworth Station.
The steam train in the first series was filmed on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway line; Keighley Station stands in for a Glasgow station in the first episode, and Oakworth Railway Station appears in both the first and second episodes.
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