Goddards House and Garden

Colourful flower borders in front of a bricked arts and crafts house

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

Sporty Summer

Wed 24 Jul 2019
This summer escape to Goddards and try your hand at one of our summer sports.


Wed 24 Jul 2019
Discover more about this unique family home in the latest displays at Goddards.

And they're off!

Fri 26 Jul 2019
There's fun for all the family as you take in the sounds of York Race Course while discovering the link between the races and the Terry family.

Back to school

Sat 24 Aug 2019
Get ready for going back to school with special displays and activities to experience the Terry children's last days of the holidays.

Heritage Open Days

Fri 13 Sep 2019
Free entry on selected days as part of the national festival

Cuppa and compost

Thu 26 Sep 2019
Join Senior Gardener Tom, as he shows you how leaf mould and kitchen scraps are transformed into a crumbly mixture that fertilises our wonderful garden.
Goddards House and Garden

Eating and shopping

Goddards House and Garden


Dragonfly at Goddards in the sunshine

Unearth our wildlife 

Visit the 1930s greenhouse, discover dragonflies, flowering water lilies and tadpoles that call our two ponds home.

Goddards House and Garden

Get involved

Goddards House and Garden


three women and young toddlers seated outdoors

Bringing a group to Goddards 

Our visitors tell us they love the small, relaxed family feel when they visit. Goddards House and Garden can accommodate groups of up to 15 people.

Goddards House and Garden

Places to stay

The kitchen and sitting area at Draper's Flat, York

Draper's Flat, York 

Draper's Flat is our newest property, located in the historic city of York. This first floor apartment sits above a National Trust shop in Minstergate and makes a stylish base for exploring the city and further afield.

Stay a little longer in York

Goddards House and Garden

Venue hire

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Celebrate at Goddards 

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