Goddards House and Garden

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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

A daughter's view

Sat 21 Jul 2018
New displays and events through the year telling Betty Terry's story of growing up at Goddards, giving a daughter's view of the Terry home and man behind the chocolate business and his family.

Horse racing and chocolates

Fri 27 Jul 2018
There's fun for all the family as you take in the sounds of York Race Course while discovering the link between these races and the Terry family. Then why not become a jockey for a day as you race each other on hobby horses!

A suitable job?

Wed 05 Sep 2018
Find out more about the working life for women in the Terry factory with new displays and talks.

National chocolate week

Wed 10 Oct 2018
Come and discover more about the Terry's chocolate heritage and its highs and lows. Learn more about the factory in York and the origins of the famous chocolate orange and All Gold.

Pumpkins and chocolate oranges

Sat 27 Oct 2018
Explore the autumnal produce in the garden, and find one or two wicked pumpkin faces around. Head inside to find out more about the chocolate orange
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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

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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


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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.

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Places to stay

Stay a little longer in York

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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.