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Goddards House and Garden

Goddards 27 Tadcaster Road, York YO24 1GG, England
+44 1904 702021
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“arts and crafts” (46 reviews)
Goddards 27 Tadcaster Road, York YO24 1GG, England
+44 1904 702021
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

It was nice when the guides said that we could just go and do and sit anywhere and anytime we liked as some NT houses go a bit too far with "guiding". So, both my son and daughter had a little tinkling of the ivories...More

Thank carla w
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Who knew that chocolate could buy such a lovely arts and crafts house!! This lovely home was built for the Terry family of chocolate orange fame and was National Trust offices for a while before being opened to the public. Very interesting to know that...More

Thank B W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This house is a great example of an Arts and Crafts house. Once owned by the Terry family of chocolate fame, it overlooks the racecourse and the the Terry's factory in the distance. If you are lucky, there are often samples of Terry's chocolate oranges...More

Thank 06sarah69
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The gorgeous Arts and Crafts house of the Terry family (of Chocolate Orange fame!). Unfortunately the original furniture is elsewhere, but the house contains furniture of the same vintage. The staff are very knowledgeable and there is lots of information to read. If you visit...More

Thank fmacandr
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The Goddards House and Gardens are the result of the work and life of the Terry Family. They started in 1767 with a small business. he The Terry business price list had 400 items but only 13 were chocolate, the rest were boiled sweets and...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Wow! We loved this house and would move in tomorrow if we could. Extremely well proportioned rooms and well kept. Interesting facts about Terry's Chocolate Factory around some of the rooms. Although it was raining heavily the gardens were fantastic and would have stayed longer...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Visited for the first time ever (Even though I used to live nearby) Wonderful guides and interesting stories Great grounds to explore or just watch the world go by

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This was an interesting afternoon learning about the terry choclate story.The room guides were very knowledgeable and polite.The café was clean and cosy.This is not a very good site for the disabled when in the house and garden.The garden was very relaxing and has been...More

Thank Markuspil
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Beautiful Arts and Crafts home of the Terry's chocolate family. Although none of the original furniture remains it has been sympathetically dressed to match the era of the house. As usual the staff are very knowledgeable. Lovely garden with plenty of quiet places to sit....More

Thank minky1958
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This house & garden was donated to the National Trust by the family. The house is very airy & bright, unlike many properties in the National Trust that are dim & dark. The garden backs onto York racecourse, with lovely array of lavender.

Thank Nigel H
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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.