Have a spooky time at Godinton House Pumpkin Day
By: Steve Ott
Come and join us for spooky goings on at Godinton House and Gardens, Godinton Lane, Ashford, Kent TN23 3BP on 31 October from 11am to 4pm, what better venue for a day of fun with themed activities for all the family.
Pumpkin day will see a variety of family activities including the traditional carving of pumpkin lanterns, craft activities, a seasonal treasure hunt around the grounds of Godinton and the ever-popular scary stories in the cellars. A Harris Hawk and a rare Chaco Owl will be on display.
The Pumpkin has many uses so if you want to make a pumpkin pie or roast the seeds then choose from the selection of pumpkins and gourds that will be for sale.
Nick Sandford, the manager of the Godinton Estate said: “The gardens are stunning, with an array of autumnal colours. Godinton has been enjoying having so many visitors this year and Pumpkin Day has become a traditional way to end the season. It is a great way for parents and children to enjoy the activities.”
The tearoom will be open with a selection of homemade cakes, snacks and drinks available.
Gates open 11am-4pm, Entrance is £4 for adults and £2 for children. Some activities are free, for others there is a small additional charge.
For more information visit: www.godinton-house-gardens.co.uk or call 01233 620773.
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