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Goddards House and Garden

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Goddards 27 Tadcaster Road, York YO24 1GG, England
+44 1904 702021
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

We had a warm welcome and very helpful guides who are obviously dedicated and committed to their work were extremely informative and helpful. The house was so interesting and the garden a wonderful surprise, it was colourful with wide range of plants, flowers and shrubs,...More

Thank Jeanette P
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Decided to have a visit to Goddard’s House and Gardens, as members of the National Trust we always try to go to their places for a visit. If you’re not a member you should look in to it, you can even pay monthly by direct...More

2  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 29 April 2018

A return visit was always a promise to ourselves. This home is magnificent. Built in 1927 for the Terry family of the chocolate fame. The entrance, the grounds and the house itself are certainly wrap a round comfort. Each room has its own unique style....More

2  Thank ellenalexandria s
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

The house was build as the family home for the Terry of York Chocolate family, who bought the 4 acre estate in the early part of the twentieth century. The property still has the feeling of a family home. In each of the rooms the...More

1  Thank RDS61
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Visited Wednesday 25th April with some friends.This is our 3rd visit . Each time you visit you hear different stories about the history of Terry's chocolate . It's great to hear about the history from people who actually worked at Terry's.The tea room is a...More

Thank William G
Reviewed 16 April 2018

1. Parking We spent ages driving around trying to find the place, as there were no brown tourist signs. It seems that the local council refuses to allow them, but presumably this means that the roads are full of would-be visitors, like us, doing three-point...More

1  Thank Tickenhamite
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

There is parking for disabled but not for other visitors. Was informed to use public transport which could be awkward if not a local and know how to get there by public transport

Thank DanielGizmo
Reviewed 15 April 2018

A very interesting visit. There are lots of well informed volunteers who assist in the house, and they provided a wealth of information about the previous occupants of this large house and gardens. Learn all about the Terry family who lived here, and what Betty...More

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 12 April 2018

The boys aged 6 and 9 did enjoy this but only for a while. Excellent for school groups but a bit too much like school for a fun trip. Boys have done similar before but with dinosaur bones which they enjoyed more. It is quite...More

Thank jillyhi2017
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We called in as passing on Bank holiday Monday hoping they would be open as holiday and it was. Glad we did as lovely arts and crafts house. All staff nice and informative. No parking on site

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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.
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
25 April 2016|
Response from epemberton |
Electric scooters are allowed in the house but there is no lift so only the ground floor is accessible with an electric scooter.