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Godinton House & Gardens

Godinton Lane, Ashford TN23 3BP, England
+44 1233 643854
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Unique place in Ashford

We had a school trip there with Year 4, learning about Tudors. Beautiful interior, educational... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diana020384
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Ashford, United Kingdom
Beautiful place

If your interested in gardening then this is a beautiful place to see, probably better in summer... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
davinialily
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Discover a Jacobean house with a Medieval hall and lose yourself in the incredibly beautiful gardens and ancient parkland. Fabulous events and workshop programme throughout the year. Gardens open daily: 1st March- 1st November 1pm-6pm Guided House Tours and Visitor's Tearoom open Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: 25th March- 2nd October 1pm-5pm
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  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea room” (24 reviews)
“house tour” (17 reviews)
“italian garden” (12 reviews)
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Godinton Lane, Ashford TN23 3BP, England
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+44 1233 643854
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a school trip there with Year 4, learning about Tudors. Beautiful interior, educational, gorgeous garden, fun activities, great group leaders, delicious cakes and hot drinks.

Thank Diana020384
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If your interested in gardening then this is a beautiful place to see, probably better in summer months, didn't go into house or eat there so can't comment.

Thank davinialily
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We visited this garden whilst on holiday in the area and it really is excellent. There is a large walled garden containing many beautiful plants, plus three interesting glasshouses. The herbaceous border is one of the longest we have seen, full of lovely planting. There...More

1  Thank Jean F
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

A perfect afternoon. 12 of us came from our village club and they were all surprised that they were unaware of this treasure within half an hour of the village. It is a beautiful house, totally unique with so many treasures. We had such a...More

Thank JudyW42
Reviewed 13 September 2017

we went for a tour of the house which was very interesting, parts of the house are very old, but before we did the tour we walked around the garden which was lovely.

Thank leighh906
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

A charming and interesting property to spend some time. There is lots of interesting history to absorb plus some beautiful gardens where you are free to stroll. The guides are very knowledgeable. The tea room is splendid with really happy and helpful staff

Thank Tony B
GodintonHouse, Marketing Co-Ordinator at Godinton House & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. The gardens are looking stunning at the moment, the scent in the Italian Garden is amazing. We look forward to welcoming you back to Godinton.

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I came here with my mum and Nan to look around the gardens as they had lots of sculptures on display. Gardens were beautiful and a nice walk around them. We then went into the house for a guided tour which was very interesting but...More

Thank ZozoMonster
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Maybe we got lucky with our docent, and maybe it's because I came to this house with relatively low expectations, but I found this house tour delightful, enjoyable, informative, and altogether delectable. The house itself carries so much history, and the tour introduces you to...More

Thank David_from_Glendale
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to walk around the gardens regularly for the last 2 years and absolutely love it. It's a tranquil and relaxing place, great for pushing my little boy around in his buggy for a nap whilst I can admire the gorgeous and...More

Thank Hannah W
GodintonHouse, Marketing Co-Ordinator at Godinton House & Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Glad you enjoy your visits to Godinton, the gardens envelope you in peace and tranquillity and being a regular visit you can enjoy the changing seasons. Hope you enjoy many more visits.

Reviewed 28 August 2017

The three of us visited on Saturday 26th August at just after 1.00 pm and spent a very pleasant 4 hours with a 1 hour tour of the house, at least 2 hours seeing as much of the extensive gardens and a pleasant time having...More

Thank timetachyon
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