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Christmas is coming to Godinton

We might be in our closed season but it is busy here with Christmas just around the corner. Our events schedule started with the success of the Ashford Visual Artists … Continue reading

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Specialist Cleaning

Since the house closed its doors after a very busy and successful season the important cleaning and conservation work has begun. This year we are to deep clean our 2 … Continue reading

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Discovery in the Attic

During a routine check of the items in the attics we came across a worrying sight, our 1920’s wireless had been attacked by pests. We managed to manoeuvre the wireless … Continue reading

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Specialist Repair

Scaffolding has been erected to carry out essential work to the north-east gable to repair structural cracks in the high level masonry and to replace a rotten timber lintel. The … Continue reading

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Moth Mayhem

This hot weather has not only brought the gardens to life but it has also increased the number of moths we are finding in the house. We have 36 traps … Continue reading

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Friends of William Harvey AGM

The Friends of William Harvey Hospital recently held their AGM in our Billiard Room followed by a Godinton special of cream teas for all. It was an extra special year … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Crumble Cake

It has been a busy couple of weeks since the House and Tearoom reopened its doors to the public on Good Friday. Visitors have admired the newly refurbished Tearoom floor … Continue reading

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Pre-Season Treat

As visitors to the house are aware, tours are conducted by our knowledgeable volunteer guides. As a thank you for all their hard work over last season we decided to … Continue reading

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Tearoom undergoes some TLC

 Evellina Peltola, is a furniture restorer with a workshop on the Godinton Estate, and two members of the house staff spent a week sanding the rather tired looking Tea Room … Continue reading