Grays Court awarded third AA Rosette

Grays Court, a beautiful country house hotel in the centre of York, has today (Weds 27th Oct) announced that they have been awarded 3 Rosettes from the AA in recognition of the continued excellence of their restaurant, The Bow Room, led by Head Chef Adam Jackson. Voted the Best Small Hotel in England 2020 by…

Blues & Blue cheese with Love Cheese

For all the pain and difficulty it undoubtedly caused, the lockdowns of the last 18 months pushed businesses into new ways of operating, some of which have been sub-optimal for the businesses concerned but some of which have proved an enduring way to broaden appeal. With an impressively enterprising spirit, Love Cheese sprang into action…

A Light Spectacular railway journey

North Yorkshire Moors Railway is deservedly iconic in this region, winding its way from Pickering toward Grosmont and even heading as far as Whitby on some services. It can trace its history as far as the early 19th Century and has since then served a variety of roles throughout a varied life that has seen…

York-based Vegan Fried Chick*n startup to launch In Tesco

York based Vegan fried chick*n startup VFC has announced that its first major retailer listing will be with Tesco, which will stock three of its products across 370 stores nationwide from November 1st – World Vegan Day. This long-awaited retailer announcement follows hot on the heels of the company’s recent expansion into North America, with VFC now available…

Michelin dinner with Andrew Pern

Dare I say it, but doesn’t it feel a touch like things are coming back to “normal” a little? The centre of York has a buzz about it again, in contrast to other cities I’ve recently visited, events have returned and we’re looking forward to Halloween, Bonfire night and Christmas. Whether or not this all…

Thor’s Tipi to return for Christmas 2021

What could be more festive than Christmas in an Alpine Hall, surrounded by good friends, fine food and the crackling of a real log fire? Visitors to York’s latest Christmas experience are soon to find out as they are welcomed into the Grand Alpine Hall of THOR’S tipi. “To say we are pretty excited about…