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The Goodwood Father’s Day gift list 2018

The Goodwood Estate in West Sussex has been the home of the Dukes and Duchesses of Richmond for over 300 years and throughout that time, the family has invited guests from around the world to share its sporting passions. From horseracing and motorsport, to golf, shooting and aviation, Goodwood has become synonymous with the highest-quality events and entertainment.

As well as the flagship events and sporting activities, Goodwood is also a destination for guests to relax and enjoy the 12,000- acre Estate at their own pace, with stays at the Hotel, treatments and leisure at the Health Club, fine food and drink at any of three restaurants and tours with afternoon tea inside the House. Much of the food available across the Estate is produced at Goodwood’s Home Farm, one of the largest lowland organic farms in the UK.

If you are looking to treat your Dad, Father-in-law, Grandad or partner this Father’s Day, Goodwood has a plethora of gift experiences for you to choose from, to make their day very special.

FOR THE FOODIE – Farmer, Butcher, Chef

Dads who enjoy hearty food will love a sumptuous dining experience at Goodwood’s sustainable restaurant, Farmer, Butcher, Chef. The restaurant is dedicated to showcasing Estate-reared beef, pork and lamb, with seasonal dishes all prepared to perfection. Those with a healthy appetite can enjoy ‘Butcher’s Boards,’ featuring unusual cuts in a variety of mouth-watering offerings.

FOR THE ADRENALINE JUNKIE – Spin and Slide Experience at Goodwood Motor Circuit

Goodwood Spin and Slide credit Drew Gibson

The exhilarating Spin and Slide experience takes place at the historic Goodwood Motor Circuit, on a specially designed low- grip area. Behind the wheel of a high-performance BMW, Goodwood’s approved driving instructors will have Dad mastering handbrake turns, powerslides and J-Turns in no time. The experience costs £99.00 and includes refreshments.

THE HIGH FLYER – The Goodwood Aviation Experience

Treat Dad and a guest to a wonderful full-day experience in a state-of-the-art Cessna. The flight heads over the stunning Sussex countryside and South Coast, where he will be able to take the controls for himself. Following a delicious lunch, the day will be completed with full use of the Goodwood Health Club. The experience for two people costs £199.00. Lunch is provided at either The Old Control Tower Café or Bar & Grill.

FOR THE MOTORSPORT ENTHUSIAST – Festival of Speed hospitality package in The Startline Club

Grab a seat in a private grandstand at The Festival of Speed – taking place 12 – 15 July – and watch as the greatest collection of cars, bikes, riders and drivers in the world prepare for their assault on the legendary Goodwood Hillclimb. This is the perfect gift for any Dad with petrol coursing through his veins. Prices from £250.00 per person. The Price includes admission.

FOR THE GOLFER – Play with a Pro/The Member Experience

Goodwood is home to two fantastic golf courses; the challenging Park Course and championship Downs Course. For Dads who enjoy their game, a great gift would be the Play with a Pro experience, where he can take to The Park Course alongside one of Goodwood’s PGA Professionals and hone his skills. If he would like to tackle the undulating Downs Course, then the Member Experience would be the ideal opportunity to face the challenge, before indulging in a meal at The Kennels private clubhouse. Play with a Pro is priced at £150, with the Member Experience priced at £119 per person.

FOR A MAGICAL STEP BACK IN TIME – Goodwood Revival Hospitality Package in The Barracks

The Goodwood Revival is the most authentic historic motorsport event in the world, with grids of the finest cars that raced in the 1940s, ‘50s and ‘60s. The entire Motor Circuit is as it would have been in period and alongside the hugely competitive wheel-to-wheel racing, the drivers, mechanics, staff and guests all dress in clothing from the era. The Barracks is a new hospitality area for Revival and the relaxed atmosphere means you can come and go as you please. Prices start from £250 per person. The Price includes admission. This package includes a breakfast bap, lunch and afternoon cakes.

THE SPORT LOVER – Qatar Goodwood Festival Hospitality Package in The Secret Garden

Secret Garden credit Stephen Hayward

The Secret Garden hospitality area at The Qatar Goodwood Festival (31 July – 4 August 2018) is the perfect base from which to enjoy horseracing of the highest calibre. It’s a quintessentially English experience within the Richmond Enclosure, just beyond the Winning Post. Inside this award-winning space, Dad can enjoy a sumptuous feast created by top chefs, focussing on the very best ingredients. Prices from £372 per person.

The Price includes admission to The Richmond Enclosure and a three-course buffet lunch with unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks.

FOR THE HOT SHOT – Clay Pigeon Shooting

A day of clay pigeon shooting is bound to bring out the competitive nature in any Dad. The experience includes exclusive use of the newly-refurbished Clay Lodge, nestled at the foot of the Downs and equipped with refreshments and facilities for relaxing afterwards. Goodwood’s passionate instructors will guide guests through the technique, introducing different traps and finishing with a fast-paced ‘flush.’ Groups must be a minimum of 8 and maximum of 30.

FOR THE TEA CONNOISSEUR – Afternoon Tea at Goodwood House

Treat Dad to one of England’s finest traditions. Afternoon Tea at Goodwood is served in the magnificent Ballroom at Goodwood House, where you will be surrounded by art from one of the country’s finest collections. Pre-booked at £25 per person, including entry fee, or £29.50 on the day.

Served from 1pm – 4.30pm on Open Days. Last entry at 4pm.

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