Category: House

Christmas Cheer!

Since arriving in August, I’ve repeatedly been told how wonderful Christmas at Godinton is, and so I was greatly looking forward to experiencing my first one. Fortunately, my high expectations … Continue reading

Not quite Christmas yet…

Christmas may be on everyone’s minds (and the smell of Christmas cake wafting through the house a few weeks ago didn’t help), but the house team are still hard at … Continue reading

In focus: Chinoiserie

Visitors to Godinton will be familiar with the ‘Chinese Room’, and as it’s my favourite room in the house, it seemed to make sense to write a blog post about … Continue reading

Keeping Time

The house closed to the general public at the start of October, which means the conservation work has begun for the house team. A lot of what happens when our … Continue reading

Learning from the experts

A busy September here in the house – we’ve organised several specialists to give workshops for our guides and staff, as part of our ongoing desire to continually learn more … 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

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