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Godinton House & Gardens, Ashford

4.7
#1 of 7 in Parks in Ashford
Godinton House has absorbed the history and culture of its region for six hundred years. It has been fortunate in having only two major changes in ownership in six hundred years.

The last owner, Alan Wyndham Green, founded the Godinton House Preservation Trust which is what funds the magnificent House and Gardens today.
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  • A wonderful way to end our visit in an autumnal day. Delicious scones and generous tea. Reasonable prices.  more »
  • Beautiful gardens, lovely staff. A gem right on my doorstep! I could visit each season to see how the gardens change. very well maintained. A little oasis .  more »
  • We went with a group of 35, a surprising house with wonderful carvings so please visit. The gardens were also worth seeing the Italian garden in particular  more »
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  • Beautiful location. Really stunning grounds. Lovely staff. We Found a gorgeous little rope swing too for the kiddies. Or adults lol :) tea rooms were a delight too. Cannot wait to return for another visit.
  • Well lovely house not open. Lovely garden and grounds, lots of different types of sculptures which was interesting. However the friendly staff could not make up for the lack of interest in the garden. It's July you would think there would be colour everywhere but there wasn't. Was just like walking through a local park with a house attached. My advice take a picnic and you won't be in and around in half an hour.
  • Absolutely gorgeous garden just outside Ashford. 5£ for garden and 10£ for Godington house guided tour. It's opened from March till November, you can buy some plants, there are lavatories on the premises and a tea room for refreshments.
  • Beautiful and well maintained gardens which appear not to be on the main tourist track... Well worth a visit if you are in the area... You won't regret it...
  • These gardens are stunning! Beautiful ponds, lakes, plants and topiary. There's parking, toilets and a chance to buy some of the plants.
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