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Goddards House and Garden

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Address: Goddards 27 Tadcaster Road, York YO24 1GG, England
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The lady in the Treasurer's house told us about this house and it's well worth the bus ride to go and see it. The gardens are just lovely and the house is very interesting.

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The lady in the Treasurer's house told us about this house and it's well worth the bus ride to go and see it. The gardens are just lovely and the house is very interesting.

Thank olly0849
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As always our visit commenced in the restaurant where the choice is good. The trip round the garden was amazing. There is a tennis court and a croquet lawn where you can play should you wish to. The newly planted orchard promises to do well and they are creating raised vegetable beds. The area round the pond was interesting and... More 

Thank Kenneth P
Oxford, UK
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely home. Original furniture was not in the A and C style. It was 17 & 18C French, Terry's taste. House is now rather sparsely furnished with pieces more in keeping with its own period, though not predominantly in the Arts and Craft taste. The house is well presented by an enthusiastic and knowledgable team of volunteers. Our thanks and... More 

Thank B_Bum_2013
Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am an avid National Truster so any NT property has a head start with me but Goddard's House especially so as Goddard was my maiden name and so gave me a special interest to learn why it was called Goddard's House when it was actually the house belonging to the Terry family. Lots to learn about this chocolate history... More 

Thank lynperrie
Sandy, United Kingdom
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653 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had another enjoyable visit to Goddards House, which was once the home of the Terry family but is now run by the National Trust. The house is lovely inside although most of the original furniture has been moved to Fairfax House and can be seen there. The gardens are beautifully landscaped and well maintained and back on to York... More 

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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely property to visit. Relatively small but packed with interesting bits and pieces. Very family friendly. The gardens include a pond area, a tennis court and boules area, a formal water feature, allotment, green house and other areas. The kids love running around it. The house is also quite small but again is very family friendly with games in some... More 

Thank Smudgepies
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house and especially the garden are beautifully presented but we felt there should be a lot more to say about the Terry family and their chocolate we were left wanting more....very little mention for Neapolitans! The garden was absolutely beautiful on a dull day so can only imagine how spectacular it will be in summer sunshine.

Thank CPKQueen
Bletchley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely house and beautiful gardens, had a good visit. Entrance not well sign posted you may miss and have to turn around on the high street

Thank Teri W
Newport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic well preserved former residence of the Terry's family. A typical arts and crafts era family home. Wonderfully planned gardens you could imagine the family playing croquet or tennis on the lawn. The afternoon tea is a delicious naughty treat. To be able to sit on the terrace outside like the family would've done is a privilege. Well... More 

Thank Julie R
Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a really enjoyable afternoon's visit. The house is beautiful and well furnished. The National Tust staff were always helpful and attentive to adults and children alike. The house does not have the long history of some places but it is very interesting and some of the exhibits on display are obviously like a personal history of the families... More 

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