Category: House

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Fire Prevention

At Godinton we take fire safety very seriously with quarterly inspections of our fire detection system as well as weekly fire tests. Some areas within the house with high ceilings prove … Continue reading

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Jackdaws Wreak Havoc

With spring in full swing, one of the most pleasant sounds is the birds’ song around the estate. However, the jackdaws have made themselves quite at home at Godinton nesting … Continue reading

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A House in Bloom

  If you have ever visited Godinton you may have noticed the aroma of fresh scones when you walk through the door, but as you tour the house, we hope … Continue reading

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Great Chamber Repair Work

During the closed season, we take the opportunity to complete any major building repair work. This season we replaced one of the window frames in the Great Chamber that had … Continue reading

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Portraits and Piano Return!

This week marked the return of our Steinway grand piano and beautiful portraits following their restoration work after September’s storm damage… Just in time for Christmas! Make sure you come … Continue reading

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Home in time for Christmas

At the beginning of September, during an almost tropical storm, the gutters above the Great Hall overflowed causing water to flood through the ceiling. This caused damage to the portraits … Continue reading

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Flower Friday

Every week the house is filled with magnificent flower displays arranged by our own florist Sheilagh. All the flowers are freshly cut from our gardens. See photos below for the … Continue reading

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Our New Sculpture Bench

Gardens visitors can now admire and enjoy our new sculpture bench situated in the Wild Garden. The new sculpture bench is made of a giant sweet chestnut tree that fell … Continue reading