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Goddards House and Garden

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Goddards 27 Tadcaster Road, York YO24 1GG, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Goddards House was the past home of the Terry (chocolate) family and is run by the National Trust. We had a very enjoyable visit and were given a detailed history of the house and family who lived there by volunteer staff who were a font...More

30  Thank Sandygranny
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Goddards 2016 very impressed and enjoyed immensley, return visit today and disappointed to find rooms empty and most of furniture/ ornaments removed, rooms look bare. Mentioned this to NT Guides and they replied we removed furniture etc to make room for more visitors. So...More

3  Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely Arts and Crafts house built by the Terrys choclate dynasty. Very nice gardens as well. Parking isnt available on site but parking is nearby and free. Very nicd cream tea

1  Thank marc l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would class myself as a Terry’s chocolate orange enthusiast. If I don’t get given a couple for Christmas I sulk. My stocking contained at least one for longer than I can remember. So when browsing a list of National Trust sites to visit, this...More

1  Thank 626hertaf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called to see the chocolate week activities advertised in the local paper. A most interesting talk (and a piece of chocolate orange!) and the chance to have coffee outside in the gardens in glorious sunshine.

2  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 8 October 2018

An interesting little house with a medium to small garden featuring ponds and flowers, no parking on site but can find some near the racecourse or in a nearby street

1  Thank Helen T
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We have visited twice now, very interesting house which you can touch and play with the toys and some of the exibits. There is a lovely little cafe which has the best chocolate orange cake in the world, great for a rest before going round...More

1  Thank Carol K
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Our visit did not start very well. Unfortunately the cheese scones in the Café were not up to their usual standard. The trip round the garden was as always interesting. The newly planted orchard is beginning to bear fruit. The raised beds for vegetables had...More

Thank Kenneth P
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We decided to pop in on our way home, we did drive past the entrance once but managed to find it on the way back. parking is limited but it was quiet on the day we went. They have a game for the children which...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2018

Well worth the walk from York's city centre to this property. We visited on a Thursday to be welcomed by a very pleasant and enthusiastic (female) member of staff and several knowledgeable room stewards, most notable of which was Elspeth - special thanks must go...More

1  Thank NotaBene07
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We spent a very enjoyable afternoon here. Everywhere you go in the house and garden you want to linger - and you are positively encouraged to do so by the atmosphere and the facilities provided. The memories from Betty are delightful to read. The guide...More

2  Thank jackinbrid
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I stopped in to get a bit more use of my York pass. I was staying at the Holiday Inn almost next door. It was busier than I expected for a Sunday! Around the house are anecdotes from the Terry daughter who lead lived in...More

1  Thank tbrider28
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Paul D
21 June 2018|
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Response from martinhyork | Reviewed this property |
Hi Paul No its open to the public at certain days. Check on the National Trust web site. The restaurant is good as well.
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dprzm
29 May 2018|
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Response from mah18632016 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry this Goddards house is in York which is about 300 miles from Brighton and would take most of a day to get there. Chipping Norton is also miles away from both Goddards on York and Brighton. A taxi or uber would be very... More
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sybilrand2016
25 April 2016|
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Electric scooters are allowed in the house but there is no lift so only the ground floor is accessible with an electric scooter.
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