Goddards House and Garden

Goddards House in the winter with blue sky and bare leafed trees

Important notice -

We are now closed for our annual winter conservation clean and re-open on 1 March 2019.

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

Volunteer recruitment open morning

Wed 06 Feb 2019
Ever thought about volunteering? For the opportunity to make a difference, meet new people and see things from a different perspective drop in to our next open morning to find out more.

Top Tails trail

Fri 01 Mar 2019
Take this fun trail around the gardens at Goddards and learn more about the Terry family pets.


Fri 01 Mar 2019
Discover more about this unique family home in the latest displays at Goddards.

The making of a fragrant garden

Fri 22 Mar 2019
Taking the original 1920s designs as inspiration, find out more about the new fragrant garden taking shape at Goddards in this special walk and talk.

Mother's Day

Sun 31 Mar 2019
Treat the important lady in your life to a special Mother's Day afternoon tea at Goddards.
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Eating and shopping

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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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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

wo woman sat on a couch with a tiered afternoon tea tray on a table before them

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.