Property: Three To View In TV Country

Thirsk, the Yorkshire market town, is right in the middle of what the local tourist authority likes to call James Herriott country. The late author and vet wrote his All Creatures Great and Small stories from his home and practice in the town and dales, which were featured prominently in the TV series. Their popularity drew massive numbers of visitors and second home buyers.

Despite this, a two bedroom property such as The Little Cottage still costs less than the national house price average (pounds 72,248); it is selling for pounds 60,000. It is in the village of Topcliffe, seven miles south west of Thirsk, and is 200 yards from the local pub, The Angel Inn. Grade II listed, it was part of a coaching inn, and has original ceiling beams. The gardens are small and there is one parking space at the back. For sale through GA (01845 522503).

The peak District - Matlock, Bakewell and the Derbyshire Dales - was the site for the filming of Peak Practice. Just outside Matlock is Darley Dale, an area popular with walkers. Number 4 Stanton View is a stone-built, turn-of-the-century, end-of-terrace cottage. It has a 12-ft sitting- room with open fireplace, separate dining room and a 15ft fitted kitchen with walk-in pantry. There are two bedrooms, one with views across the moor, and a large rear terraced garden and parking for three cars. pounds 49,995 through Fidler Taylor (01629 580228).

The quirky TV series starring the pre-Full Monty Robert Carlyle, Hamish Macbeth, was filmed in and around the West Highland village of Plockton, seven miles from the Kyle of Lochalsh. When it's not full of tourists, it's one of the most peaceful spots in Wester Ross. Number 5 Ceann an Uib ("head of the loch") is in a small development next to the local High School. The two-bedroom house has a modern fitted kitchen with views to the bay, a 15-ft sitting-room and a separate dining-room. pounds 47,500, GA (01463 221166).

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