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July 2013

Gregory's Guest House

Written on June 25th, 2013

Written by  Gregory's Guest House.

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Well July is here and the weather has certainly turned a corner a perfect time to have a City break here in York. As always there is lots to do in York we have some great Visitor Attractions historical sites and not forgetting the shopping. York has some great places to eat and for our famous cafe you must visit Bettys a step back in time you should try the fat rascals they are divine !!!! You can check out our availability on our website.

Anyone for a Full English? Our ingredients here at our B&B in York for our traditional Full English breakfasts are sourced locally. We believe that it is worth that bit extra to provide our Guests with good quality local ingredients. When this picture  was taken we had quite a few double yolks that week the chicken must have been very happy !!!!! We make our own breads along with our jams and marmalade and again this year we have been recognised by Deliciously Yorkshire for sourcing local quality ingredients. Our breakfast trifle eggy crumpets and black pudding delight are just a few alternatives to a Full English that we offer our Guests here at Gregorys. So what are you waiting for!!!!

Our Deliciously Yorkshire Award is sitting pretty with our other awards from Visit Britian a 4 star and silver award. We have just been notified by Tripadvisor that we have been awarded a rating of 5 along with a Certificate Of Excellance. So a big thanks goes out to all our Guests who took the time to write a review. To check out our availability just visit our website.

Our floor tiles in our hallway our over 100 years old. These Minton tiles were developed by a man called Herbert Minton along with his Business Partner Michael Daintry they sucessfully took over the family business from  Thomas Minton (Herberts Father). The Minton factory in Stoke upon Trent  began production of encaustic tiles during the 1840’s when Herbert Minton died in 1858 his Nephew Colin Minton Campbell took over production. Thank you Herbert Minton for your wonderful eye catching designs we know there are many Minton patterns around but we absolutely love ours. Our claim to fame is !!!!! A Guest that stayed with us said his Grandfather worked on the production line at Mintons. !!!!!!!! Oh and can you spot my feet on this picture. Lol !

July brings with it The Races here in York. The first meeting is on Fri 12th and Sat 13th of July which is known as the John Smiths Cup. The Musical Showcase Weekend is on Fri the 26th and Sat 27th of July. On Fri the 26th it is the evening meeting followed by live music from The Kashier Chiefs and then on Sat the 27th July Little Mix performs after the Race meeting. A couple of great weekends here in York. Just check out our availability at our bed and breakfast here in York

For those of you who like Ken Dodd your in for a real treat he is playing The Grand Opera House here in York. Dont forget to bring your tickling sticks !!!! The York Theatre Royal is hosting 3 plays Harry The Sixth The Houses Of York And Lancaster and The True Tragedy Of The Duke Of York. All 3 plays will be in their orginal seeting – Towton Battlefield. Just check  out our availability  at our bed and breakfast  here in York for these exciting events.

And finally we had to finish our July 2013 Blog with our wonderful Icecream Boat located on the river its only a five minuite walk away form our B&B we have timed it lol !!!! Its seems to be a real crowd puller its just amazing to see you have seen an Icecream Van but its an Icecream Boat we just love it !!!! 

Thanks for reading our Blog so until the next take care and enjoy our summer and we hope to see you soon.

Martin & Bev

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