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An intimate Arts and Crafts style family home and complementary gardens
Discover the cherished family home of Noel Goddard Terry, owner of the famous chocolate-making firm Terry’s of York. The house was designed by architect Walter Brierley in the Arts and Crafts style and is complemented by four acres of gardens, designed by George Dillistone. A hidden gem - only a stone's throw away from York City Centre.
The house has selected rooms displayed to give glimpses into the family home and working chocolate factory. The garden includes yew-hedged garden rooms, bowling green, wilderness gardens and plants for every season; it is also an oasis for wildlife.
Note: The house is also used as regional offices for the National Trust in Yorkshire.
Come and join us this Easter weekend for some chocolately entertainment, fun for the entire family. We are open Good Friday right through to Easter Monday.
Mr Terry's Treats
Experience the delights of our newly furnished 1930s Tearoom and select a sweet treat from our brand new menu. Unwind over afternoon tea in the drawing room or take a refreshing drink out on the terrace.
Take another look
We've been busy expanding our collection and putting together new displays to tell the story of the Terry's and their iconic factory. Take another look and explore the new spaces on show.
Read all about it!
Hot off the press this spring is the first edition of The Terry Times. Relax in the drawing room and peruse the factory headlines of the 1930s - don't forget to have a go at the crossword!
Hire this venue
Did you know that you can now hire Goddards for private functions? As a truly unique venue just a stone's throw away from York city centre, Goddards is the perfect place to host events of all sizes.