Easter Eggstravaganza at Grim’s Dyke!

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As Spring blossoms and the weather warms up, Easter is the perfect occasion to gather with friends and family and indulge in some delicious treats. Whether you’re looking for a cosy afternoon tea, Easter Friday Dinner, a family-fun filled trail through the gardens or scrumptious traditional Sunday lunch, at Grim’s Dyke we’ve got you covered. Read on to find out … Read More

Top 10 Tips For Organising Your Wedding

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Wedding planning

Your wedding day is one of the most important and memorable days of your life. However, planning a wedding can be stressful, time-consuming, and overwhelming. With so many things to consider and decisions to make, it can be difficult to know where to start. To help you organise your wedding day with ease, here are 10 top tips that will … Read More

Top 10 Gilbert & Sullivan Facts

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Gilbert and Sullivan Facts

The wonderful partnership of Gilbert & Sullivan produced memorable comic operas. Although the partnership wasn’t always smooth sailing, it was a lasting friendship. This continued throughout the mens lives right until the end. Theirs was a partnership that had a massive impact on boosting the career of both men. And helped shape the future of musical theatre.  Discover our ten … Read More

Winter Gardening – 7 Essential Tasks

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Gardening Tools

Whether you’re a casual gardener or green fingered expert, there’s always a job to do even in the winter months. And winter gardening, in actual fact, can make a huge difference to your success come spring and summer. Here are our seven essential gardening tasks to get ahead in the winter months: #1: Clean Pots The quieter winter months give … Read More

Afternoon Tea Delights

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There is nothing more quintessentially British than a much loved afternoon cream tea. Henry James said it best, “There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” This delightful English tradition started, when a lady felt a little peckish one late afternoon before dinner in 1840! Waiting from lunch until … Read More

It’s Back…The 6th Harrow Whisky Festival!

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Whisky Glasses

It’s just over two weeks until the popular Harrow Whisky Festival returns to the Grim’s Dyke Hotel on Friday 6th & Saturday 7th January. With the festival delayed in previous years due to the global pandemic, excitement and anticipation is high. The featured distillers and bottlers are ready to make this a wonderful event you’ll truly remember. The Festival This … Read More

Incredible cutlery of the Victorian era

Samantha PillingEntertainment, Food and Drink, History

We all know that the Victorian era was an age of incredible ingenuity. The industrial revolution was changing the way in which materials were produced. The first photographs were taken. The world got its first taste of ice cream and people were, for the first time, getting on their bikes – although they were called ‘velocipedes’ at first. The Victorian … Read More

10 Tips for hiring the right wedding DJ for you

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Planning your perfect wedding can be exciting, but it can also be a little overwhelming. When it comes to the music on your big day, having the right DJ is important. When you’re deciding who to hire to create the soundtrack to your day, keep these top 10 tips in mind. #1: Choose an experienced DJ Being a DJ may … Read More

10 Reasons Why We Love Tulips

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Take a look outside your window. Summer is well and truly here! And that means balmy evenings in beer gardens, gathering round the barbecue with friends and giving our gardens the TLC they’ve been sorely missing in the colder, wetter months. And if you’re looking to inject some quintessential summer cheer into your garden, you could do much worse than … Read More