Goddards House and Garden

The arts and crafts house with the pond in front and a part of the formal garden in the sunshine

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 

Upcoming events

The Terry women

Sun 01 May 2016
10:30-17:00
Discover the stories of the 'Terry women' who shaped and supported the Terry business and home - from the packers, typists, cooks, maids, to the mothers and daughters.

Behind closed doors tours

Mon 02 May 2016
14:00-14:45
Learn about the maids, cook, governess and other women who supported the Terry family household on your tour behind closed doors.

Bitesized chocolate talks

Thu 05 May 2016
12:00-12:15
Nibble on a piece of chocolate orange and find out about the Terry chocolate factory history, how the business started, why it was at one stage "Terry and Berry" and the nearly forgotten chocolate apple.

Short talk about the Terry Women

Fri 13 May 2016
12:00-12:15
Drop in to find out a little more of the stories we're telling in the current display of the Terry Women.

Father's Day fun

Sun 19 Jun 2016
10:30-17:00
Come and treat your dad to a slice of the famous chocolate orange cake with a gin and tonic on the terrace!

Bitesized chocolate talks

Fri 24 Jun 2016
12:00-12:15
Nibble on a piece of chocolate orange and find out about the Terry chocolate factory history, how the business started, why it was at one stage "Terry and Berry" and the nearly forgotten chocolate apple.
Goddards House and Garden

Eating

Two ladies sitting and eating tea and chocolate orange cake

Indulge yourself at Goddards 

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

Goddards House and Garden

Wildlife

Dragonfly at Goddards in the sunshine

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

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

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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