Thirsk is filled with

A traditional market town, with a lot going on!

Why not treat yourself in some of our fantastic independent shops; from interiors and fashion, to art and craft supplies and florists.


Indulge in everything from delicious bakeries and cafes, sourdough pizza specialists and incredible restaurants including Thai, Italian and Indian cuisine.

Thirsk offers a variety of places to stay including renowned hotels, quaint B&Bs, lots of options on AirBnB and more…

Host to a wealth of museums, churches, blue plaque walks, galleries and gardens Thirsk has plenty to offer anyone wanting to know more about this historic market town.

Situated on the edge of the North York Moors National Parks Thirsk offers an amazing wealth and variety of scenery and amazing views for cyclists, walkers and adventurers to enjoy.


Thirsk & Sowerby Festival 2022

As with all thriving communities, Thirsk wouldn't be as welcoming and as friendly if it wasn't for the generosity of it's local population. Here are just few welcoming words from just a handful of the residents that make up this 'thriving market town with a lot going on'. Click on the images below to hear their testimonials. Alternatively visit our YouTube channel and the press the subscribe button for our latest videos.

  • David Duffey | Thirsk Councillor

  • Sue Calvert | Calverts Carpets

  • Tony Jordan | Rotary Club

  • Ian Hunter | Thirsk Bowmen

  • Wayne Chadwick | YO1 Radio

  • Sarah Beckerlegge | Skeldale Vet

  • Micheal Kinder | N Yorks Birds of Prey

  • Liz Rowe | Inklings

  • Wendy Gibson | Artist Palette

  • Stuart Mountford | First Aider

  • Jake Roberts | Carlton Lodge

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Thirsk Town Council
1, Roses Yd, Market Pl, Thirsk YO7 1LH

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"A traditional market town nestled between the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors"