Our wonderful collection of Delphiniums, which we will be celebrating with a festival later in the month, have made an early arrival, rocketing up in the mild spring weather and … Continue reading
Godinton is hosting the Hardy Plant Society plant fair with ten nurseries selling a wide range of exciting and unusual plants. Now is the time to fill those gaps in … Continue reading
At 11am on the 11th April, the Rt Hon Damian Green opened the ‘Letters from the Front’ exhibition in the stables at Godinton House. This exhibition will run for the … Continue reading
The cows are slowly returning to the park and are extremely protective of their young. Please do not approach them or get between cows and their calves.
The gardens have seen lots of visitors enjoying the activities this week making Mr Grass Head and Easter Gardens, pond dipping, willow snails and playing games. Thursday, our last day of scheduled … Continue reading
It’s cherry blossom and magnolia time in the gardens. Prunus ‘Pink Shell’ looking particularly fabulous against a clear blue sky.
The Tea Rooms will be opening this Sunday for our charity open day on behalf of the National Gardens Scheme. Gather up your Mums and treat them to a stroll … Continue reading
The Godinton carpenters, Tony and Trevor, are turning an old boiler house in the walled garden into a bijou new residence for the white pigeons. They are having to move … Continue reading
The gardens open for the start of the 2014 season this weekend which means a hive of activity tidying the areas we’ve managed to ignore for the last couple of … Continue reading
After the Christmas events, the Great Hall underwent conservation cleaning. The barrel vaulted ceiling, installed in the 17th Century by Captain Nicholas Toke complete with gold rosettes, was carefully cleaned … Continue reading