The Terry family home at Goddards
Discover the lives of the Terry family and the beauty of a 1920s home on your visit to Goddards.
***Now closed for winter conservation work and re-opens on Thursday 27 February 2020***
A family home
" Unlike some people I don't aspire to fame, riches, rank and power. No, I aspire beyond that. I aspire to a home."
Tell us your stories...
The Drawing Room
A 1930s Childhood
The Art of Design
- Marvel at beautiful details and designs
- Create your own designs by borrowing our sketch pads and pencils to have a go at sketching
- Leaf through some of the architect's letters to Noel Terry
The York Chocolate Trail
York’s rich chocolate heritage make it an intriguing destination for chocolate lovers of any age. As well as its standing as an attractive Arts & Crafts style house, learning about the Terry family and their role in shaping the direction of the city’s chocolatey past make a visit to Goddards a must.
York’s Chocolate Story celebrates this fascinating heritage. Here, the Terrys and their story sit alongside those of other famed York confectionery giants including Craven's and Rowntree’s. From the city’s early trading in cocoa through to the exquisite Terry’s Chocolate Shop and original factory location, the York Chocolate Trail explores some of York’s best chocolatey destinations which Goddards is proud to be a part of.
Download the trail here and start exploring York’s fantastic chocolate heritage.