Category: House

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

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

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

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

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

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

Winter Work

While the house is closed over the winter the opportunity is taken to catch up on maintenance work. This winter the building team are redecorating the wood panelling in the … Continue reading

Christmas Arrives at Godinton

All the staff enjoy getting involved preparing the Great Hall for Christmas Events. This year staff made fir cone decorations for the tree and festive swags for the Great Hall. … Continue reading

Christmas wishes

Delightful Christmas Carols, raise much needed funds for The Pilgrims Hospices.  Thank you to everyone for their support for this worthy charity on Saturday, the Great Hall with festive swags … Continue reading