Goddards House and Garden

Red brick arts and crafts house and part of the formal garden
Relax and enjoy a gorgeous view of the house from the garden at Goddards National Trust/Rebecca Burton

An intimate Arts and Crafts style family home and complementary gardens

Goddards House and Garden

Things to see and do

Goddards House and Garden

What's on

Snow and sun on the south side of Goddards a red brick arts and crafts house
Make tracks in the snow covered garden in winter at Goddards National Trust/Kate Gibson

What's On 

Come and indulge yourself at Goddards this autumn and winter season. From November 14th until 20th December, we're open at weekends for cosy dining in this homely arts and crafts house. Whilst you are here, stock up on your chocolate orange stocking fillers and have a breath of fresh air with a stroll in the gardens. Find out more about what's going on at Goddards at the link above.

Goddards House and Garden


Two ladies sitting and eating tea and chocolate orange cake
Anyone for tea? National Trust/Clare Alton-Fletcher

Indulge yourself at Goddards 

From delicious lunches served in the Terry’s dining room, afternoon tea on the terrace with a view of the garden, to morning coffee served in the drawing room, enjoy the opportunity to feel like a guest of the Terry family.

Goddards House and Garden


Dragonfly at Goddards in the sunshine
Can you spot a winged or furry creature in the gardens? National Trust/Rebecca Burton

Unearth our wildlife 

Visit our 1930’s greenhouse, discover the dragonflies, flowering water lilies and tadpole that call our two ponds home and Meet the northern most colony of Midwife toads in Britain.

Goddards House and Garden

Get involved

Man in stripey top juggling chocolate oranges in the gardens with the house in the background
Got a skill? Why not consider volunteering with us? National trust/Rebecca Burton

Join our team 

From juggling to gardening, baking to chatting and lots more besides - come and volunteer with us in one of the many roles and help make Goddards special. Help create the warm and welcoming atmosphere in this beautiful arts and crafts house and garden and join the friendly team and enjoy laughter, fun and learning new skills!

Goddards House and Garden

Venue hire

wo woman sat on a couch with a tiered afternoon tea tray on a table before them
Make your celebrations and meetings extra special with fine dining and service National Trust Images / Chris Lacey

Hire our special place 

Hire the drawing room or gardens for your special event and step back as our team helps create your perfect day.

Goddards House and Garden

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