Enjoy a slice of 1930s decadence and take your seat in the Terry family former dining room . Here you can indulge in a stylish luncheon with friends, or enjoy a gin and tonic on the sunny lavender terrace overlooking the gardens if you'd prefer. Sample the regularly changing homemade menu and an indulgent slice of chocolate orange cake......it's becoming something of a favourite on the menu.
The story of Terry's chocolate in York
Goddards is at the heart of York's chocolate heritage. Visit the recently extended display rooms, sit at the desk of the Terry partners and find out more about the staff from the managing directors to the packers on the factory floor. Read the story of the business, why it grew in York and why it is no longer. Find out what it was like to be a worker at the Terry's factory and discover historic pictures of the Terry's factory.
Take a walk through chocolate
Goddards is just a pleasant stroll from central York, it's an easy walk to the city centre that will take you through years of Terry family history.
A 1930s Childhood
Enter the world of a 1930s child by finding out more about the Terry children throughout the house. Explore what it was like to grow up before the days of television and video games.
The Art of Design
- Discover what the arts and crafts style is
- Marvel at beautiful details and designs
- Leaf through some of the architect's letters to Noel Terry
- Pick up the design trail, or download the PDF here
Get on your bike!
Make a day of it in York and enjoy a gentle bike ride from Goddards to Treasurer's House
. Along the way you'll see some famous landmarks and some beautiful wildlife - perfect for a family day out.
Planning a group day out?
Get the most out of your visit to Goddards by pre-booking a group visit. Enjoy a special guided tour by one of our knowledgeable house guides and discover Noel Terry's fascinating family home.
Call 01904 771930 for more information