In the Coffee Shop
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Archie and JJ enjoying a break in Canine Corner

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Emily ready for the day

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Our first 'Poem of the Month' in 2013

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Log burner lit ready for customers on a cold morning

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Primrose Emily outside our door

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Emily's carrot cake, always a favourite

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Bill's cheeky (vegetable) pasties

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Christmas biscuits

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Old suitcases, with surprises inside for younger customers

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Frosty leaves - brrrr it's cold out there

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Soup of the day - fresh tomato with basil

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Cherub on the Christmas tree

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Emily's coffee and walnut cake - Bill's favourite

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Emily's shape biscuits - orange flavoured

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Our first harvest of crab apples from under the pergola

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Preparations on the platform for 'War weekend'

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More 'War weekend' features

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Emily in front of our 'utility' menu - for the duration

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Emily in her 1940s (ish) outfit for the WW2 weekend

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1940s family outing

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Celebrating - maybe it's VE day

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Customers in 1940s dress

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Officers and other ranks

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Lewis, Chloe and Chris, our weekend staff

Grosmont School 1983

Grosmont School 1983, Mr Liddle headteacher

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Train passing signals on the way out of Grosmont to Pickering

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The ford - perhaps not today though

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The Murk Esk in spate in September downpour

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Model engine on display in the coffee shop

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Will makes another latte

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Will relaxes after his shift at the Dalla Corte

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Shepherd's delight

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Emily's sunflowers grown from seed

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Emily, Emily, Sunflower, Amy

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Amy and Emily on duty at the servery

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Amy and Emily relax with cups of mocha coffee after their shift

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Little 'Eric' and big "Nigel' on the platform at Grosmont

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Engine and tender in reflective mood

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Autumnal sunset

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Our first crop of crab apples under the pergola

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Emily's tomatoes ripening

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New (old) engine on the line

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Sorted! - two of our customers organise our wild animal collection

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Dominic helping with pre-opening tasks

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Poem of the week: Caedmon's song by UA Fanthorpe

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Emily with one gecko biscuit left

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Coffee Shop before the day's service starts

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Portuguese custard tarts

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Grosmont's 'new' bus service

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Janey & Abbi with the cakes they baked

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Sign out, ready for business

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Alex, our nephew, the newest member of the Old School team

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Hanging basket in bloom

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Nasturtiums blooming in the raised bed

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Two new covers in place

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Tony puts the 'tin hat' on top of the vent for the woodburner

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replacing missing and slipped tiles

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Tony gets ready to mend our roof

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One of our younger customers enjoying the ambience

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Banana cupcakes

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Elspeth's maple and pecan cupcakes

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Sunlight after rain

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The Murk Esk after lots of rain

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Water like treacle

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The ford below us - too fast flowing to wade through

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The Murk Esk in spate over rocks below us

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Our first 'Ena Harkness' rose in bloom

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Elspeth with her savoury bakes

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Emily admires her handiwork

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We're open for customers

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The grapevine comes in to leaf

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Poem of the week

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Young customer enjoying our rocking horse

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Intense father and son chess game

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Old book cover greeting card selection

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Old railway poster 'Yorkshire' selection

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Savoury tartlets

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Customers settled in 'canine corner'

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Watching the trains go by

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Tea in the sunshine

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Poem of the day

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Lambs gambolling nearby

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Entrance gate painted

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Sir Nigel passes by

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More steam - less speed

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Sir Nigel again

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Maisie with cupcakes

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Wood burning stove - cosy on a cold day

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Cup cake display

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Emily ready for business

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Coffee Shop seen from the railway

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The two tunnels

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The old school - dwelling and coffee shop

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Emily unloading our latest collection of books for the community library

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A family enjoying relaxing in our theatre seats

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Elspeth with custard tarts

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Beth with her cupcakes

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Raised bed in bloom

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The six thirty from Grosmont to Pickering passing Esk Valley

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Sunflowers

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The entrance gate with sunflowers behind

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Two customers enjoying Goldilocks

Pictures of our day-to-day