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Goddards, Yorkshire Regional Office © National Trust

Goddards, Yorkshire Regional Office

Just a short distance from York city centre with lots of public transport and accommodation options, Goddards is an ideal spot for private functions. From drinks receptions to informal lunches, black tie dinners to intimate family celebrations and wedding receptions, our events team can help you plan the perfect event in this beautiful Grade I listed building.

Facilities at Goddards

The drawing room is one of the most flexible spaces we have a Goddards and great for smaller groups of up to 40 people for sit down meals or light buffets.

Outdoor Spaces for Hire

Flowers in bloom at the former home of Terry Goddard close to York

At Goddards we can host parties, events and functions all year round. We have indoor facilities as well as a beautiful garden which are available for hire. Marquees can be used on request and the tennis court garden can cater for large parties and especially good for wedding receptions.

A Bespoke Service

We want to make your day as special as possible and we tailor the day to your requirements. We love to make you feel at home so spaces can be set up in lots of different ways from the big things to the finer details. Contact the Catering Manager to arrange a look around and discuss your needs.


For smaller events Goddards can provide a bespoke catering service, or we can provide and arrange catering options from external companies for larger groups.

Treasurer's House

Located next door to York Minster is this city centre house and garden. Spaces available for hire to suit your needs are the Great Hall, dining room & historic tea room and garden - with possibly the best view in  York

Beningbrough Hall

This baroque hall is set in beautiful gardens and parkland just outside York. The Great Hall, restaurant and learning centre could be adapted to suit your needs for private hire or functions. 

Middlethorpe Hall Hotel

This Historic Hotel is a jewel in the York area, twice winning 'Hotel of the Year' from Visit York.

Exquisite catering from the talented team and packages can be tailor made to suit your needs.