Welcome to Hotel Grays Court York, With views across York’s medieval walls, Grays Court is a beautiful historic house with leafy gardens, a quaint tearoom and free Wi-Fi. The grand house is situated beside York Minster, and was once home to King James I. The stylish bedrooms feature fine linens and antique furniture. Rooms also have an iPod dock and flat-screen satellite TV, and all offer scenic views of the gardens or ancient city. The Parlour serves lunch, and there is also an evening restaurant. Hearty full English breakfasts are served daily. Guests can relax in the pretty gardens, or in the Bow Room with its impressive art collection. The Jacobean Long Gallery with oak panelling, sofas and original paintings is a delightful place to unwind. This country house is steeped in history, and set within the York walls. Grays Court Hotel is a 5-minute walk from the picturesque Shambles shopping streets. The Theatre Royal and York Museum and Gardens are within a 10-minute walk. (Hotel Grays Court York hotels booking).