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
Due to weather conditions and forecast for the coming days, sadly the Longbow Archery event in the park for the weekend has been cancelled.
With the heavy rain that we have experienced over the last few weeks, many of the lower fields of the estate have become very flooded. The footpaths are passable but … Continue reading
On the first sunny afternoon of the year the Hamamelis is looking cheerful and smelling fabulous.
Godinton played host to Mr Punch and all his friends for a Christmas celebration in the Great Hall. Up to his usual mischief with Baby Bill, the Police Officer, a … Continue reading
We are very sad to report the theft of two of our statues from the gardens.
Now that the house is closed the house staff can begin the annual conservation cleaning of the collection and furniture. Care is taken to only clean as neccessary and delicately to avoid … Continue reading