Author: Issi

Our last owner, Alan Wyndham Green, was always keen on sharing this unique estate with the local community. Today, we still share the beautiful house, gardens and parkland with booked … Continue reading

A Big Change

Over the last 22 years major changes have happened to the Godinton Estate, overseen by our Estate Manager Nick Sandford. While there have been many changes in the Sandford family’s … Continue reading

New Arrivals

If you came to visit us towards the end of last season you may have seen the sheep grazing on the parkland. We now have more new arrivals, with lambing … Continue reading

Open House

Godinton House re-opens on the 5th of April. Thanks to a closed season spent deep cleaning and other areas getting much needed restoration, it looks spectacular. Although all the porcelain … Continue reading

Heights in the Hall

Sometimes during the winter clean we need a helping hand to reach some of the harder to get to areas, especially in the Great Hall with its vaulted ceiling. For … Continue reading

First Aid

This month at Godinton we have all been brushing up on our first aid skills, with every member of staff completing a one day course. After exploring first aid boxes … Continue reading

1790 to 2019

Godinton has been the subject of many paintings over the years, and you might spot one or two around the house when you come for a guided tour. One such … Continue reading

Conservation

During the winter months when the house is closed we take a closer look at the condition of some of the more fragile pieces of the collection. We then begin … Continue reading

A happy and healthy 2019

As the new year commences it’s time for the house to get some much needed extra attention in areas we can’t always get to during the open season, starting this … Continue reading

December Walks

If you have some spare time over the holidays, why not take some time to enjoy the great outdoors? The circular walk around the estate here offers some beautiful views, … Continue reading