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Godinton House & Gardens

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Address: Godinton Lane, Ashford TN23 3BP, England
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Discover a Jacobean house with a Medieval hall and lose yourself in the...

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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A really interesting place

What an interesting place! The guided tour was so entertaining, with two lovely ladies bantering with each other. The gardens were beautiful and a delicious cake and tea in the... read more

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Southfleet, null, United Kingdom
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Southfleet, null, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

What an interesting place! The guided tour was so entertaining, with two lovely ladies bantering with each other. The gardens were beautiful and a delicious cake and tea in the tearoom.a delightful afternoon out,

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I wasn't able to go into the gardens as I had my dog with me, however the walks around the house are plentiful. There are various entrances (one from the top of Godington Park estate) which you can take a walk over to Great Chart. Alternatively walk all the way around the house in a massive circle. It's a little... More 

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GodintonHouse, Intern at Godinton House & Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and we are glad you enjoyed your trip around the Godinton Estate. The map for the circular walk can be found on the website. More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the house and gardens yesterday and despite living in Ashford, we had never been before and really enjoyed it - so much, we have now invested in a yearly garden passes! The gardens were beautiful and the tour guide in the house was full of knowledge and interesting stories about the previous owners. The tea... More 

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GodintonHouse, Intern at Godinton House & Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and we are glad you enjoyed your trip to Godinton House and Gardens. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Thetford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite having lived 15 miles away for over 20 years we had never been before but we were very impressed. The location is lovely and we had an excellent young tour guide, very knowledgable and with the occasional witty comment - a good balance. The house is well worth seeing inside whilst we were also really impressed by the beautiful... More 

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GodintonHouse, Intern at Godinton House & Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and we are glad you enjoyed your trip to Godinton House and Gardens. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Ashford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The grounds, garden, house and setting are quinisentially English. Charming, pretty and so very well maintained in the heart of the Kent countryside yet with 10 minutes of town and motorway link. Beautiful views. Surrounded by fields with cattle. Following a stroll through the different gardens we enjoyed afternoon tea in what I believe is best tea room around. Gold... More 

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GodintonHouse, Intern at Godinton House & Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and we are glad you enjoyed your trip to Godinton House and Gardens. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all had a great day at Godington Gardens for their Spring Event. The treasure hunt was well done, games on the lawn and children's crafts really well organised. Tea rooms were pretty good value for this type of venue and my little boy loved his dairy-free date slice (he rarely gets cake out and about). We will be back... More 

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GodintonHouse, Intern at Godinton House & Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and we are glad you enjoyed your trip to Godinton House and Gardens. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you live within Singleton, Godinton, Great Chart etc then walk across the fields when visiting the house/gardens, it really adds to a good day out. It is your usual stately home, nothing extra special, but worth a visit if local or staying near by. During Spring and Autumn they put on special event weeks which always go down a... More 

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GodintonHouse, Intern at Godinton House & Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and we are glad you enjoyed your trip to Godinton House and Gardens. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Arundel
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very local attraction for Ashford. Interesting house. The annual ' Sculptures in the Garden' event is very enjoyable even for 'non-arty' people. Also has courses and occasional craft fairs.Worth a visit.

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GodintonHouse, Intern at Godinton House & Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and we are glad you enjoyed your trip to Godinton House and Gardens. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my nearly five year old granddaughter to 'spring activity week' yesterday ( Tuesday) lots to do and a fun quiz for the children as you walk around the gardens. .Had scones and hot chocolate in the cafe to round of our time there. Didn't realise I'd lost my mobile whilst in the gardens somewhere and want to say... More 

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GodintonHouse, Intern at Godinton House & Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and we are glad you enjoyed your trip to Godinton House and Gardens and for Spring Week. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Maidstone
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my two children, gardens were immaculate with lots of variety, great place to explore and excellent value for money. The children loved it. Hidden gem of Kent. Would definitely be back.

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Thank you for your kind review and we are glad you enjoyed your trip to Godinton House and Gardens. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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