We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Godinton House & Gardens

Godinton Lane, Ashford TN23 3BP, England
+44 1233 643854
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Fantastic House and Gardens

Visited as part of a WI outing. As only one tour group is accommodated per day, in the morning... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cleopatra80
,
London, United Kingdom
Fabulous house and grounds

We have been a few times, at Christmas for a great play in the main hall and during Spring/Summer... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
isabellaswanton
,
Ashford, United Kingdom
Read all 182 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tea room” (26 reviews)
“house tour” (13 reviews)
LOCATION
Godinton Lane, Ashford TN23 3BP, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1233 643854
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
Reviews (182)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 182 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Visited as part of a WI outing. As only one tour group is accommodated per day, in the morning, before it's open to the general public, one feels especially privileged and it's great to enjoy this wonderful house free of crowds. Our tour guides were...More

Thank Cleopatra80
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been a few times, at Christmas for a great play in the main hall and during Spring/Summer to view the fab delphiniums and gardens. The volunteers take you for an excellent tour of the house, well worth an afternoon.

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

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

Reviewed 3 days ago

Visit when the delphiniums are in bloom for an uplifting joy for the heart , eyes, and soul. Glass houses, kitchen garden. Well worth a visit.

Thank janetmcintyre2003
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.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited for the first time with friends as we saw an advert for their plant sale. We didn't go into the house on this occasion but we did explore the gardens which were beautiful and incredibly well tended. We also had scones and tea...More

Thank LadyJHyslop
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.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So so lovely what a treat. A lovely garden very beautiful set in beautiful landscape. Very interesting house. Amazing historic references walking back through history in but with a homely , friendly , really atmosphere just wonderful never experienced this before in a house visit....More

Thank frankienew2017
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.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The house and gardens are beautiful. It is a shame that the house tour is only one hour and 10 rooms as I could quite happily gone for another hour or two, and so could our guide! It was explained that each guide has their...More

Thank Brenda C
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.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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,

Thank Jacqui W
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.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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....More

Thank Lisey L
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.

Reviewed 16 April 2017 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...More

Thank BecIsted
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.

Reviewed 16 April 2017

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...More

Thank Invicta58
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.

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Swan and Dog
193 reviews
1.72 km away
Aji Japanese Restaurant
102 reviews
2.74 km away
Eureka Park Beefeater
593 reviews
2.61 km away
The New Chimneys
143 reviews
1.31 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hothfield Heathlands Nature Reserve
16 reviews
2.11 km away
The Ashford - Tank WW1
25 reviews
3.22 km away
St Mary The Virgin Church
27 reviews
3.03 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Godinton House & Gardens staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit