We knew that Grim’s Dyke hotel had been the last home of Sir William Gilbert, the librettist of the famous Gilbert and Sullivan Savoy comic operas. Hence it was a fitting venue for the 90th anniversary celebrations of the Gilbert and Sullivan Society. Together with some 80 other Society members we were warmly greeted by the friendly hotel reception staff and quickly settled into our comfortable room. Fine dining, attentive service from the efficient hotel staff and wonderful musical entertainment all contributed to a fabulous weekend.
Looking round the house we could almost imagine Sir William writing in his study (now the Library Bar) looking out onto the croquet lawn. Dodging the showers we admired the wonderful gardens with their Roses and glorious Rhododendrons. Entertainment in the spectacular Music room with its Minstrels’ Gallery included many pieces from the Savoy operas and it was very special to listen to them in the home one of their creators.
We were delighted to learn that the tradition of Gilbert and Sullivan continues to thrive at Grim’s Dyke, with costumed productions of the operas, accompanied by a splendid dinner, on alternate Sunday nights throughout the year.
Overall it was a weekend which we shall treasure. The hotel was perfect and everyone could not have been more helpful. We would recommend anyone to visit Grim’s Dyke for the enjoyment of the hotel and gardens. If you are a Gilbert and Sullivan fan Grim’s Dyke is even more special. We plan to return again and again.
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