The light morning mists of late summer and early autumn, combined with the relatively cool microclimate which exists at the foot of the gently sloping North Downs Way, allows our grapes to develop wonderful aromas which are part of the unique personality and “terroir” of Godstone Wine.
The Deeley family first planted vines at Godstone in 1985 and enjoyed their first vintage in 1988.
The vineyard is set in fifty acres of glorious countryside and the vines are grown on a gentle south-facing slope with free-draining Upper Greensand soil. Three varieties of grapes are grown: Seyval Blanc, Dornfelder, and Bacchus, to produce White, Rosé and Sparkling Wine.
Godstone Wines are grown and vinified in the modern tradition, ensuring that they encapsulate the fresh floral bouquet and crisp acidic finish that you have come to appreciate in English wines. The wines should be enjoyed young, with lighter foods or simply as an aperitif.
Our single estate wines are available to purchase directly from our shop at Godstone Vineyards.
Our Sparkling Wine is made in the 'Traditional Method' from our Seyval Blanc grapes, which are harvested by hand in late October. Straw-yellow colour, a rich nose of English apples followed by exquisite citrus fruits and delivering minerality on the palate. This is England in a glass!
Our Still Wines are crisp and dry with firm acidity; harvested by hand in mid-late October; aromas of citrus fruits, hints of green apple, honeydew melon, and freshly cut hay… England's answer to Sauvignon Blanc!
All our vintages are limited edition and the quantities fluctuate in accordance with the vagaries of the English weather! For details of current availability and prices either visit our vineyard shop or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Discover the quality of our wines prior to making a purchase; our staff will be pleased to help you make your choice. We also have a wide selection of gifts and local produce, whilst our cafeteria serves light lunches, teas and coffees. Click here for our Main Menu. We have indoor seating plus a covered terrace for ‘al fresco’ eating and drinking with splendid views towards the Weald.
Our opening hours vary according to the season, so please do check before visiting.
Godstone Vineyards is situated within the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We can provide a glorious day out in spectacular countryside. Celebrating a special occasion with friends, family, work colleagues, or an organised group? We have a tailored package for you!
We are delighted to bring you a choice of Tasting Packages which combine single estate English wines with delicious British food.
Start your visit with a short, self-guided walk through our vineyard and see how we use the unique English climate to grow our distinctive, easy drinking wines. Then move into our Cafeteria/Tasting Room and arouse your taste buds!
Group visits require advanced booking. Once you have a preferred date please make your enquiry via email@example.com
Our self-guided vineyard tour is free of charge and available whenever we are open throughout the year. Please call in at our shop and collect a leaflet which will guide you. The best time of year for a vineyard walk is between April and October. Please bring suitable footwear! We regret that we are unable to offer guided tours or evening tours.Click here for Group Visits information
Our vineyard is situated within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and if you enjoy walking there are some marvellous walks through gentle hills and sweeping valleys, with stunning views across the glorious North Downs and Wealden countryside, and yet just 30 minutes by train from London Victoria !
The walk which we highly recommend is the Woldingham Countryside Walk
This is a stunning trail in an unfrequented fold of the North Downs. Through shady woods of beech and whitebeam, across flowery swards with common spotted orchid, twayblade and sky-blue milkwort, then home past the grand convent mansion that houses Woldingham School, tucked down under the slopes of Marden Park.
How long is the walk?
6 miles, tracks and field paths.
OS Explorer 146
Start & Finish:
Woldingham Station CR3 7LT (OS Ref TQ 360563)
A glass of English Sparkling Wine and a Platter of British Cheeses at Godstone Vineyards!
A glass of English Sparkling Wine and a Traditional Cream Tea at Godstone Vineyards!
At Point 3 on the map, walk around the automated barrier which serves as an entrance to Woldingham School; then instead of turning left - as shown on the map - walk straight ahead (to the right hand side of South Lodge), and follow the bridlepath. Our vineyard is a 10-15 minute walk from Point 3. It will be easy to retrace your steps back to this point after your detour!
(It is advisable to phone ahead to make absolutely sure that our Vineyard Cafe is open on the day of your intended visit - 01883 744590)
January - February: Open Friday, 11.00am - 4.00pm; Weekends, 10.30am - 4.30pm
March - December: Open Thursday & Friday, 11.00am - 4.00pm; Weekends, 10.30am - 4.30pm
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We are only ½ mile north of M25 (Junction 6), from the A22 (Caterham by-pass) follow the brown tourist information signs for ‘Godstone Vineyards’ and turn into Quarry Road. If using a SatNav please enter the postcode RH9 8DQ.
The easiest route by bus is from Caterham Railway Station. Take Metrobus Number 400 (information below) and ask the driver for the 'Quarry Road' request stop which is at the bottom of Godstone Hill. Our entrance is a five minute walk from this bus stop. For your return journey there is a bus stop on the other side of the road. Please take care when crossing due to the fast moving traffic.
Our nearest stations are Caterham (2 miles), Woldingham (2 miles), Oxted (2 miles), and Godstone (which is actually in South Godstone, 3 miles).
Fishing Lake Opening & Closing Times:
1st April - 30th September: 8.30am-5.30pm
1st October - 31st March: 8.30am-Sunset
Please telephone us on: 01883 744590
Please email to: firstname.lastname@example.org