On the outskirts of the 1880's historic Victorian English village of Rugby,Tennessee Grey Gables offers the best of Victorian English and Tennessee Country heritage. The 10 bedrooms decorated with country and Victorian antiques, reflects the grace of the English and the comfort of country. Our fare includes: Lodging, Plateau Gourmet Dinner, Country Breakfast. In the tradition of our forebear, guests will receive a warm welcome, a restful bed and a full table. Tennessee's Cumberland Plateau offers to those who come a potpourri of historic landmarks, recreation attractions, and the best of Nature's Splendor. It is a place that calls to all ages, incomes and interest.
4.4 on July 01, 2010
We stayed at Grey Gables in 2009...in November I think. We absolutely loved it and have stayed in two other B&B's since. Bill and Linda were soooo sweet and they took such good care of us. The food was wonderful and plentiful. We loved the rooms and hope to stay there again soon. The porch was so relaxing. My ONLY suggestion would be a new mattress.
5 on November 06, 2009
The early Victorian lifestyle of rugby is a theme carried out in this delightful bed & breakfast. The food is unsurpassed and Linda and Bill are both the perfect host & hostess.
Thank you for your kind comments. It is our hope you will return and we pledge to make your stay a positive memorable experience. My sincere regards, Linda
- Linda Brooks Jones (innkeeper)
4.8 on September 15, 2009
My husband & I just spent a weekend at Grey Gables and I can't recommend them enough. Linda & Bill are friendly, warm, and sincere people. The inn is beautiful & the setting more-so. The bed was squeaky, but that was minor compared to the spacious room & comfy setting. The food was outstanding & more than enough at each meal. We hope to return to Grey Gables within the next few months. I highly, highly recommend Grey Gables!
Thank you for your kind comments and review. We appreciate your presence and pledge to do our best to make your time with us a positive experience. Please come again. Let me know which bed squeaked and we will see what we can do to eliminate the sound. My regards, Linda
- Linda Brooks Jones (innkeeper)
4.8 on October 30, 2008
The accommodations were great; innkeeper were a delight.- bright,informed, and most accommodating- helped with everything from shopping to history info. this was one of our best experiences.
Thank you for your kind words. We will endeavor to live up to your fine comments. Linda
- Linda Jones (innkeeper)
Big South Fork River and Recreation Area, Countryside, Small town
Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee-Tyson) 80 miles
From I-75: Exit 141 onto 63 to 27. Turn left or south on 27 to flashing signal and 52 Turn right on 52. Eight miles on left. From I-40: Going East Take Monterey Exit 300. Turn right on 62 to 127. Turn left or North on 127 to 296 East. Right on 296 which becomes 52. At three-way stop, turn left. 1 mile on right. From I-40 Going west. Take highway 27 exit at Harriman. Follow 27 to 52. Turn left. Eight miles on left
Antique Shopping, Historical interests, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, Historic Rugby English Village, Frozen Head State Park, Scott County Museum and WWII Remembrance Museum, Big South Fork Scenic Railroad, World War I hero Sgt. Alvin C. York Home, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery
Air conditioning, Piano, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities
Alarm clock, Bath robes, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, Telephone
Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing
Bill & Linda Brooks Jones
Linda has written two cookbooks with historic narration, pictures, poems and recipes. Bill is storekeeper of R.M. Brooks General Store which is on the National Record of Historic Places and has been in Linda's family for four generations.
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian
Chicken with Sherry
Pounded Chicken breast, dipped in beaten egg and rolled in Italian bread crumbs is browned in melted butter or margarine until golden. Transfer to casserole dish. In drippings add chopped garlic, cooking sherry and chicken broth. Cook until flavors are blended. Pour over chicken breasts. Cover tightly and cook in 300 degree oven 35 to 40 minutes.