Love Travelling

Located by the side of York racecourse stands a home with a chocolate heritage.  The house is the former home of Noel Goddard Terry the grandson of Sir Joseph Terry the founder of the famous chocolate factory Terry’s of York.  How many of you have had the pleasure of tapping open a Terry’s Chocolate Orange, especially at Christmas?

image Terry’s Chocolate Orange

The family home was built in the Arts and Crafts style in 1927 surrounded by four acres of gardens.  Goddards House is now owned by the National Trust and between 1982 and 2012 was used as their Yorkshire regional offices.  It’s now been opened up to the public and visitors can explore this beautiful home for themselves.  We started our tour in the Drawing Room where visitors are welcome to sit and relax on one of the comfortable sofas and browse archive copies of the chocolate factory in-house newspaper…

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