Goodwood House

Known for its racing and its motors, an ancient estate with an aristocratic mansion at its heart.

Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0PX

Goodwood House in West Sussex
Free for members
  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
  • Accessible toilets
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Goodwood House, home to the Dukes of Richmond for over 300 years, is open to the public for 60 days a year.

The Regency State Apartments house some astonishing treasures including celebrated paintings by horse artist George Stubbs and Canaletto’s stunning views of the City of London. An extensive Sevres porcelain service is also on show, together with French tapestries, fine furniture, and fascinating objects.

History comes to life at Goodwood House, with portraits of the Kings and Queens of England, of dukes and courtiers, all here due to the origins of the family as descendants of King Charles II. Not only does Goodwood display a classic English art collection, but as the family home of the Earl and Countess of March and Kinrara, it also has a warmth and charm all of its own.

Opening Times


March to October annually.

Goodwood House is open on Sundays and Mondays.

Please call 01243 755055 or email ahead of visiting and for further information.

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

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Historic Houses members visit for free (tour only) within usual opening hours. Please call 01243 755055 or email ahead of visiting and for further information.

Tour only: £12.50

Tour and tea: £29

Group Visits

With an outstanding collection of art on display, the House is open throughout the season from March to October for tours and luxury afternoon tea.

Educational Visits

Goodwood offers schools and colleges a wide range of workshops and visits to facilitate Learning Outside the Classroom, using the rich variety of sites and businesses found on the Estate. This learning programme is typically delivered through the Goodwood Education Trust (formerly West Sussex Countryside Studies Trust), a charity established by the Duke of Richmond in 1976.

The Education Officer can tailor activities to suit specific needs and learning objectives. Teachers are invited to make a pre-visit, so the activities can be discussed and risk assessments undertaken. All visits will be coordinated and usually lead by the Education Officer, assisted by Education Guides and Estate staff as appropriate.

  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
  • Accessible toilets
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Glorious Goodwood: Historic Houses Lectures

Goodwood House is a beautiful historic house next to the famous racecourse

Glorious Goodwood: England’s Greatest Sporting Estate – Members Lecture

If you're a Historic Houses member, you can login here to watch a wonderful history of England's Greatest Sporting Estate & The Dukes of Richmond, presented by James Peill, Curator of the Goodwood Collection.

A Sporting Heritage

Since the second Duke of Richmond in the 17th Century, the Goodwood Estate has been an enthusiastic supporter of many different sports. From a top-100 golf course, to the world-renowned ‘Festival of Speed’, to their magnificent racecourse, Goodwood lays unrivaled claim to be ‘England’s Greatest Sporting Estate’.

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