Category: Education

Learning Beyond the Classroom

It is always a pleasure working with Lauren from Kentish Stour Countryside Partnership on our learning days. This month she has shared her passion and knowledge about the river stour to inspire a group of children from a local primary. To support learning within the classroom, we have run a couple of sessions on different typesFind out more

Return of school children

Finally, after nearly an absence of a year, we welcomed our first group of school children back to Godinton last week.  Wyvern School in Ashford brought their delightful Year 2 children to see us.   The sound of children exploring, learning and enjoying the great outdoors was heaven-sent, as they spent the morning in theFind out more

Merry Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching we are missing the usual bustle of wreath-making workshops and decorating the Great Hall with garlands and greenery for parties and carol singing.  Big sighs all round.  Instead, I have been trying my hand at some willow weaving to keep me busy during dark winter evenings. In the garden, we haveFind out more

Autumn at Godinton

The seasonal changes in the garden are moving on apace now with deciduous trees and shrubs dramatically colouring to beautiful reds, oranges and yellows. Mushrooms and fungi have appeared with the rain and geese have been flying over in long, noisy skeins. You may have noticed that the red colours are particularly strong this year.Find out more

Garden re-opening

Garden Opening from Tuesday 30th June We are delighted to be able to offer pre-booked tickets for the garden from Tuesday 30th June. The garden will open Tuesday to Sunday from 1pm to 6pm (last booked entry 5pm). Please complete the on-line form on our website with your preferred date and time, you will then be sentFind out more

Covid-19 Statement, 5th June 2020

Friday 5th June 2020 It has been heart-warming to welcome our Garden Season Ticket holders back this week and at last be able to share the beautiful gardens again – albeit on reduced opening hours. We thank them for their feedback, which has helped us improve our procedures for opening safely. From Tuesday 9th June, openingFind out more