The Estate

The Inn is a privately owned estate used by its members, tenants and licensees. The substantial estate consists of Hall, the Treasury Office, the Library and Chapel (sometimes known as 'Domus') and commercial and residential lettings set around squares and gardens known as the Walks.

Pedestrian and vehicular access (subject to parking charges) is permitted for those with business within the Inn. Members of the public may use the private roads within the Estate with the consent of the Inn under section 31 of the Highways Act 1980.

Lettings

The Inn offers opportunities for both commercial and residential lettings (subject to availability) across the Estate. Residential lettings are only available to members of the Inn.

Parking

The Estate contains approximately 240 unreserved car parking spaces. Annual permits and daily tickets can be purchased.

Tenant facilities

All tenants have access to various facilities at the Inn including the Bridge Bar and Hall for lunch.

On site rules

Please note that cycling on the Estate is restricted. Two cycle racks are provided and motorcycle couriers are prohibited from entering South Square, Gray’s Inn Square and the roadway by Raymond Buildings. Non-residents of the Inn must not bring dogs into the Inn and are not allowed to bring dogs into the Walks (except guide dogs). Residents of the Inn must register their dog with the Inn and should refer to the Inn’s Rule Book for further information.

The Head Porter will remove all hawkers, disorderly people and those causing a nuisance.  CCTV is used on the Inn’s estate and images are monitored and recorded for the purposes of crime prevention and detection and the safety of persons within Gray’s Inn.  The system is controlled by the Inn.

Enquiries

Please contact the Estates Department should you have any general enquiries regarding the Estate.

If you would like permission to make extraordinary vehicular access arrangements, or for any enquiries regarding access to the Inn please contact the Head Porter or Deputy Head Porter. You may also speak to the Head Porter or Deputy Head Porter in person at the Porters’ Lodge located at the High Holborn entrance.

Find out more

  • History of The Buildings

    Historical information about the Inn's Buildings

    History of The Buildings

  • The Walks

    The Inn's gardens open for members and the general public

    The Walks

  • Find Us

    Getting here and our opening hours

    Find Us