Author: Sarah

In Focus: The Great Chamber Frieze

Those who have visited Godinton will almost certainly have been shown the carvings of The Great Chamber. The room itself dates back to the 1630s, when the house was rebuilt … Continue reading

Protecting the Stour

Godinton works in partnership with the Kentish Stour Trust and their dedicated volunteers in order to help conserve the natural environment – and in this case, especially our waterways and … Continue reading

Hay Harvest

The sunny spells this month have been provided the perfect opportunity to ‘make hay while the sun shines’. The hay harvested will be stored away at the farm ready for … Continue reading

Intern Incoming

It is that time of year again where one internship ends and another one begins. As I come to the end of my year at Godinton I would like to … Continue reading

Amazing Arrangements

Every Friday morning one of our volunteers, Sheila, comes in to create the beautiful flower arrangements that you will see around the house and in marmite jars in the Stables … Continue reading

Shearing Sheep

You may notice that the sheep who graze the parkland around the estate have recently all had a haircut. After all, no one wants to be wearing a billy woolly … Continue reading

Oriental features

As you go around the house you may notice two beautiful Oriental cabinets. If you’ve been on a tour, it’s likely the guides have told you that although they look … Continue reading

Gurkha Peace Foundation

The lovely weather has been encouraging people to enjoy the great outdoors and explore the circular walk around the Estate. If you completed a lap on Sunday 2nd June you … Continue reading

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