Category: House

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

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

Open House

Godinton House re-opens on the 5th of April. Thanks to a closed season spent deep cleaning and other areas getting much needed restoration, it looks spectacular. Although all the porcelain … Continue reading

Heights in the Hall

Sometimes during the winter clean we need a helping hand to reach some of the harder to get to areas, especially in the Great Hall with its vaulted ceiling. For … Continue reading