Category: Estate


Final Estate Walk of the Year

After the popularity of the previous estate walks with the Estate Manager, Nick Sandford took a final group of visitors around the Godinton parkland and showed them areas that are … Continue reading


Extra Activities in Godinton’s Park

September has seen Godinton host some exciting activities including Longbow Archery and School Cross Country. The longbow archers enjoyed the unusually mild September weather in the picturesque parkland. The Longbow … Continue reading


House martins leave the nest

The private picturesque courtyard at Godinton has been home to the house martins since April. These chatty birds have built impressive mud nests below the eaves of the buildings where … Continue reading

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Forth Bridge Size Task

We’ve likened the ongoing painting of the park fencing around Godinton House and Gardens to that of the Forth Bridge. The old park fence was renewed with traditional iron railings … Continue reading


Owl Watch

With the hay in our fields only recently cut, we have been incredibly fortunate to have a pair of barn owls hunting in the fields. Walkers were able to watch … Continue reading

Bee swarm

Swarming weather

 After a bit of hot weather followed by some strong winds it’s time to keep an eye out for bee swarms from the hives in the orchard.  This gang had … Continue reading


Estate Walks

This year we had a new item on our events calendar, the Estate Walks. Nick Sandford, Estate Manager, has hosted two walks so far this year with the third and … Continue reading