Category: Estate

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

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

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

Open Studios

As you may already know, here at Godinton we are lucky to have some exceptionally talented artists and craftspeople with studios on the estate. On the 8th & 9th of … Continue reading

Ready, set, go!

As in years before, we have had the excitement of hosting another season of Cross Country races throughout October. Local schools gathered in the park ready to race towards the … Continue reading

Twit twoo!

When you next follow the footpaths around the estate, keep an eye out for birds and other wildlife as you go! Hidden away in private and therefore quiet areas of … Continue reading

On your marks. Get set. Bake!

The team are cooking up ideas ready to bake something delicious for our Macmillan Coffee Morning on the 28th September. Come along to help us decide who this year’s star … Continue reading

When will the heat end?

Hot dry weather leads to worry for the parkland. After weeks of this beautiful sunny weather and no rain our parkland is starting to look like the plains of Africa. … Continue reading