Garden Events

2018 Events

During recent years Goodnestone has been the setting for a number of spectacular events, including fireworks, outdoor theatre, opera and concerts from classical to jazz and rock. 

Folk In The Barn
Sunday 21st January 6.30pm
Acclaimed singer and bassist Miranda Sykes will be performing in the FitzWalter Room. Tickets here

Open for the National Garden Scheme
Sunday 18th February
Sunday 8th April
Sunday 2nd September

Open for Snowdrop Days
Sunday 11th February
Sunday 25th February

Wedding Fair
Sunday 25th March
Visit our special open day to plan your big celebration, family party or wedding at Goodnestone.  Our hand-picked suppliers will be here with tempting suggestions and original ideas for a unique and memorable occasion.  

Art Exhibition
Florum Art
6th – 13th May
(Sunday 6th 12 – 2 Private View for buyers and invited guests, 2 – 5 open to all, Monday – Saturday 10 – 5, Sunday 13th 10 – 1).
Florum is new to Goodnestone but has been successfully established in Kent for many years.  It is an exhibition for invited artists, many of whom are members of the Society of Botanical Artists and other national Art Societies and are tutors and experts in their field.  All of them are inspired by plant life, with works ranging from botanical to freestyle and landscape in a variety of media.
Visit Florum Art for a preview

Outdoor Theatre
A Woman of No Importance
Saturday 25th August
details to follow

Christmas Fair
Saturday 24th November

Unless otherwise stated all enquiries 01304 840107 or

The Gardens are open on the following dates

30 March – 30 September:
Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Bank Holidays from 11 – 5.
The tea room is open May – August on garden open days serving delicious home-made food made with garden produce.  Cream teas and light lunches are available, and hot and cold drinks including apple juice made from heritage varieties grown in Lord FitzWalter’s orchard.

If you are bringing a group of ten or more to the tea room we recommend booking in advance.





Snowdrop Days

Sunday 11th and Sunday 25th February 2018 
11am – 5pm

Come and enjoy the glorious display of snowdrops and delicious home-made refreshments in our newly refurbished tea room.

Free parking

Please wear suitable footwear and check our website for updates

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