Goodwood Festival of Speed
Festival of Speed 2018 - The Silver Jubilee
The Grand Folly hotel near Goodwood will pop-up for guests from 10th-16th July 2018
The Festival of Speed is the largest motoring garden party in the world and this year there is plenty to celebrate!
This year is the 25th anniversary of the Festival of Speed and to mark the occasion the Duke of Richmond (formerly Lord March) will be sharing his 25 most favourite moments from 25 years of the event.
Porsche have been announced as the honoured marque and will adorn the iconic Central Feature (see photo above). This will form part of its celebrations of seven decades of sports car manufacture - the only marque to feature for the third time on the world-famous Central Feature in front the house.
As avid motorsport enthusiasts we’re also waiting eagerly to find out more about Goodwood’s further exciting celebrations and memorable moments, all to be announced in the coming months.
Due to the popularity of this event, finding a great place to stay near the Festival of Speed, Goodwood can be challenging so avoid missing out on the celebrations and continue your festival festivities at The Grand Folly Hotel.
Get your festival underway at the gateway to Goodwood
Perfectly located to Goodwood, The Grand Folly Hotel is unconventional, luxurious and purposefully designed to ensure guests have the ultimate experience during this prestigious summer weekend motor racing event. Only 1 mile from Goodwood circuit, and with regular shuttle service, exhibition parking and 24hr on-site security we’re the ideal, avant-garde staycation to make the most of your visit.
The Grand Folly will host an extravaganza of experiences during the 2018 Festival of Speed. Join us for the whole five days, or just a few, either way enjoy our crafted spaces with a choice of two restaurants, two bars, spa, grooming and beauty facilities, live lounge entertainment each evening and plenty of room to relax in comfort and style.
We think you’ll find your stay a wonderful adventure amid the excitement of the circuit.