Grays Court Meetings and Events Venue

Conference non-residential venue

Chapter House Street, YORK, North Yorkshire, YO1 7JH

Tel: 01904 612613

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For unique events that showcase the incredible history of York whilst providing a warm and welcoming service, Grays Court is the perfect choice. Voted 'Hotel of the Year' in the 2018 Visit York Tourism Awards and shortlisted as 'Hospitality Business of the Year' in the York Press Business Awards 2018, the team at Grays Court have years of experience in offering a truly bespoke service for each and every client.

Our city centre location in the exclusive Minster Quarter allows easy access from York Station - just a 10-15 min walk - whilst our half-acre of walled garden gives the relaxed feeling of being in the country, with all the convenience of a city space. Our beautiful garden is the ideal spot to unwind after a hard day's work in one of our characterful private rooms, and if the weather isn't cooperating, our Jacobean oak-panelled Long Gallery offers plenty of soft seating with direct access to our well-stocked bar. Eleven well-appointed bedrooms are also available with stunning views of the Minster and City Walls.

Grays Court is one of York's most sought-after wedding venues. As a family-run business, we understand that each couple is different and everyone has their own vision, and with that in mind we tailor every package to suit the individual. That's why we work alongside you to create the perfect bespoke day.

Grays Court is one of the most historic buildings in England. This ancient house was the residence of the Treasurers of York Minster from the 11th century until the latter was despoiled by Henry VIII in 1547. From 1788 to 1945 it was the home of the distinguished York family, the Grays from whom the name is derived. It was sold to the Dean & Chapter of York Minster in 1945 who in turn sold it to its present owners in 2005.


Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments


  • Baby changing facilities


  • Facilities for groups - By prior arrangement

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Free broadband internet in bedrooms
  • Grounds for outdoor activities
  • Meeting venue type - Historic
  • Mobile phone coverage
  • Sole use of venue - By prior arrangement
  • Total bedrooms - 11
  • Total delegates - 60 (theatre-style) 40 (cabaret-style) 20 (boardroom-style)
  • Venue approved for civil marriage
  • Venue exhibition space
  • Wedding planner available
  • Wedding receptions


  • Parking with charge - £15 per car per night for hotel residents only

Property Facilities

  • WiFi or internet access

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups - By prior arrangement

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Located near York Minster.The nearest railway station is York, which is 1 mile away.

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