If you’re arranging an off-site meeting or away day, consider the lovely, historic city of York. It’s easily accessible by LNER from Kings Cross and The Grand, York offers everything you need from spacious conference rooms and comfortable accommodation to a cookery school perfect for team-building and a beautiful spa and gym.
Housed in the former North Eastern Railway Headquarters, the iconic Edwardian building retains much of its original architecture and provides an idyllic setting for a break or a base to explore the region. As the city’s only accredited five-star hotel, The Grand offers unrivalled service, elegance and style with a warm Yorkshire welcome and fantastic views across the city walls and York Minster. It should come as no surprise that today it boasts some of the finest meeting rooms in Yorkshire. The magnificent Grand Boardroom and adjoining Chairman’s Suite offer splendid settings for your meetings, with fabulous views of York Minster and the City Wall as a backdrop. A further series of immaculate meeting rooms provide a range of options for smaller gatherings and each offers natural daylight, plasma screens, free Wi-Fi and air conditioning.
The Cookery School at The Grand, York offers classes, with a host of international cuisines and speciality classes to choose from. With 16 fully equipped stations, and an adjoining dining area, The Cookery School offers a unique experience.
Housed in the building’s atmospheric former vaults, the luxury spa features an indoor pool, sauna, steam room and gym.