History of TurkeyRed Greytown Country Hotel

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The Forrester's Arms was built in 1870, at its current location on Main Street in Greytown.  It was a country pub offering all the services expected of such an establishment: stabling, meals, spirits and such, accommodation and transportation to and from the railway station. 

In 1999 the name was changed to The Green Man.  The Green Man is a motif which has been used throughout the ages, stemming from a legend in the Middle Ages.  

He is most commonly found carved into buildings and churches, peering out from foliage and blending in with his surroundings.  The green man has numerous meanings from man's connection with nature to a pagan god.

2010 saw a major facelift, and another name change to TurkeyRed Greytown Country Hotel. Turkey red is an ancient red dye

Your host Marilla Rankin: 53 Main Street, Greytown - Phone 06 304 9569 - Mobile 0274 994 394 - eMail: inquiries@turkeyredhotel.co.nz