Guests are almost entirely repeat bookings and no one seems in a hurry to share this wonderful secret. The property drips with history; a highlight is the wood-paneled long gallery where Kings have dined. Breakfast and afternoon teas can be taken in the garden.
Address: Grays Court, York YO1 7JH, England.
Style & character
There is a palpable sense of history in the wood-paneled long gallery where Kings have dined and in the grand formal rooms; other features include a collection of rare Gyles painted glass, leaded windows, thick wooden doors and limestone fireplaces. The vibrant and diverse history of Grays Court provides the opportunity to stay, dine and relax in a building that has seen knighthoods bestowed, played host to kings and has the privilege of being the only privately owned building in York with direct access to York’s City walls.
Service & facilities
Expect quality carpets and wallpapers and period furniture – as well as Clarins toiletries in the modern en-suite bathrooms. The rooms at Grays Court have been lovingly restored to provide a mix of ageless character and modern comfort. From the William IV poster bed of the Willoughby to the double monsoon shower in the Cumberland; delight in the luxury of a stay at Grays Court. From a wonderful family get away to a romantic weekend for two, we have something to suit every occasion.
Food & drink
Access for guests with disabilities?
Children are welcome, although it might be a good idea to bring some board games for the long nights in the library.
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