Thirsk Tourism

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Thirsk is a small market town and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the North Riding of Yorkshire, it is 8 miles (13 km) south-south east of the county town of Northallerton. According to the 2011 UK Census, the population was 4,998. Thirsk is a popular tourist destination close to the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors. It has a variety of small and medium-sized businesses. It was the home of author James Herriot and birthplace of Thomas Lord, after whom Lord's Cricket Ground is named. Thirsk racecourse is on the western edge of the town.

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If you are looking for travel information of Thirsk in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. Thirsk is located at a short trip away from Manchester a major city in United Kingdom. Add Manchester to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village. Also, to reach Thirsk, you'll have to take a flight to Manchester; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A vacation to Thirsk can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Thirsk*

  • Pollution Statistics in Thirsk

    Know the pollution level of Thirsk before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 9.38 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Thirsk: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Thirsk for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Thirsk.

    • Burglary and Theft 48.08 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.62 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.46 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 32.69 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 35.42 (Low)
    • Attacks 40.38 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 63.46 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.46 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 38.46 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47.92 (Moderate)
  • Living in Thirsk - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Thirsk is 184.35 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 60.57 (High)
    • Climate Index 85.06 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 8.84 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 21.67 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.68 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 70.37 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.23 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 93.15 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Thirsk

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Thirsk

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.96 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.76 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 71.19 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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