Hire Goddards

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Whether you're celebrating a birthday or wedding with friends and family, or looking for a corporate venue, hire Goddards to help create the perfect day.

The perfect venue for your private function

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.

What is on offer?

The drawing room is one of the most flexible spaces at Goddards and great for smaller groups of up to 40 people for sit down meals or light buffets.
Relax and put your feet up in the drawing room
Sofas and chairs in the drawing room at Goddards
Relax and put your feet up in the drawing room

Outdoor spaces for hire

Parties, events and functions can be arranged all year round through selected indoor options but Goddards really adds something special thorugh the beautiful garden which is available for hire. The lavender terrrace and tennis court garden are especially good for overspill and outdoor receptions on a sunny day.

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 us to discuss what you're looking for.

Food and drink

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

Or alternatively what about Treasurer's House?

Located next door to York Minster is this city centre house and garden. Spaces that could be available for hire to suit your needs are the dining room, historic tea room and garden - with possibly the best view in York. Treasurer's House is open 7 days a week for most of the year so exclusive hire is limited.
Find out more about Treasurer's

Or Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens

This large red bricked 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. Beningbrough is open throughout the year so exclusive hire is limited.
Find out more about Beningbrough

Middlethorpe Hall Hotel

This Historic Hotel is a jewel in the York area, twice winning 'Hotel of the Year' from Visit York. Exquisite dining from the talented team and packages can be tailor made to suit your needs.
Find out more about Middlethorpe