The house is now part of a Heritage Management Plan. It will be available for public visits (by appointment only) and available dates are published on an annual basis. The house is available to rent exclusively for the rest of the year and can sleep up to 24 guests.Find out more about the house
You do not need to book a visit to the garden. Tickets are available on entry at The Old Dairy Café. For larger groups booking is required, and can include refreshments and a Garden Tour with Paul Bagshaw (Head Gardener).Explore the gardens
Booking is strongly recommended to avoid disappointment. Advance booking is also required for the Old Dairy Café Supper Club, which is held once a month.Find out more about the café
Dogs are welcome in the gardens (apart from within the Walled Gardens) and must be kept on short leads. Only one dog is admitted per visitor, and owners must bring dog waste bags and use the bin by the archway in the stable block. Water is available in the Old Dairy courtyard. Entry will be refused to dogs that appear aggressive or not under control. Guide dogs are welcome in all areas.
A small area of the garden is included within the house for exclusive rental and will be roped off when the house is occupied. This consists of the front terrace gardens and part of the rear terrace gardens.
There are public toilets available at the end of the stable buildings next to the Estate Office. Further toilet facilities are available at the Old Dairy Cafe.
There is wheelchair access to the Walled Garden, Old Dairy Cafe and areas of garden around the house.
We do not provide wheelchairs.
Music must end at 11.00 pm, and guests need to have left the premises by 12.00 am.Find out more about hosting an event at Goodnestone Park
Overflow parking facilities can be provided on the field below the existing parking space and, if needed, on the Old Cricket Pitch to the west.
No, the Old Dairy Café is open to everyone, whether visiting the garden or not.Find out more about the café