The best pubs and hotels near Goodwood

Visiting Goodwood this year and need somewhere to stay or a great place to eat? Martha Holmes recommends some of the top hotels and pubs.

Goodwood hosts some of the most exciting events of Sloaney Season. The Festival of Speed, Glorious Week and the Goodwood Revival are among the prestigious events on the calendar. If you are visiting Lord March’s estate and need somewhere to stay or dine nearby, here are some of the best pubs and hotels near Goodwood that will complement your experience…

The Goodwood Hotel

Situated amongst Goodwoods’ breathtaking 12,000 acre estate, Goodwood Hotel delivers an experience of true British style. Sustainability and quality are highly important for the chefs of the newly opened restaurant at Goodwood – ‘Farmer, Butcher, Chef’. Most of the produce is farmed within the estate, which is home to one of the only self-sustaining organic farms in Europe. The hotel’s 91 rooms are meticulously designed as is the stunning seven acre walled garden.

Distance from Goodwood :  0 miles

Park House Hotel and Spa

An English country house feel runs throughout the individually designed  rooms at Park House. Cottage suites sit alongside the main hotel, offering a more private space with outlooks onto to the surrounding gardens and terraces. An afternoons spa treatment before dining on the terrace complement this relaxing country retreat.

Distance from Goodwood :  8 miles

The Harbour Hotel

With its prime location in the heart of Chichester and views of Priory Park and Chichester Cathedral, The Harbour Hotel offers a stylish city stay. The relaxed environment of its recently opened restaurant, The Jetty, offers a menu boasting locally sourced ingredients and an impressive cocktail menu to complement a fabulous dining experience.

Distance from Goodwood :  4 miles

The Royal Oak Inn

Situated in the quaint village of East Lavant, The Royal Oak is only a 10 minute drive from Goodwood. Amongst the farmland of the Sussex downs, it’s rooms and cottages offer a peaceful stay, with a dining experience combining seasonal produce with country ambiance.

Distance from Goodwood :  2 miles

The Fox Goes Free

The Fox Goes Free has an impressive 400 years of experience including serving Royalty in the late 1600’s, while still retaining the quintessential English pub feel for today. It offers the very best of a British pub – oak beams, open fireplaces and a warm hospitable environment, with passionate head chef Brendan Kirwan crafting an ever changing seasonal and local menu. Dogs are also welcome when eating in the bar area.

Distance from Goodwood :  3 miles

Amberley Castle

Nestled in the Sussex countryside, the luxurious rooms and dining environment of Amberley Castle match those of a country house hotel. Since the castle was converted in 1989, the hotel has built a renowned reputation for luxury. Both tranquillity and relaxation can be found within its formal gardens, croquet lawns and tennis courts, all set amongst its beautiful grounds.

Distance from Goodwood :  12 miles

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