Qatar Goodwood Festival 2018

The Grand Folly hotel near Goodwood announces it will pop-up for its first Qatar event in 2019

‘Glorious Goodwood’ is one of the undoubted sporting and social highlights of the flat-racing season. As one of the largest race meetings in the world it’s definitely a horse-racing event that has to be experienced.

The five days of thrilling action gets underway with the Opening Ceremony on Tuesday 31st - a feast of top quality racing. The £1million Qatar Sussex Stakes attracts a world-class field on the Wednesday 1st, and Thursday 2nd being the social highlight of the season with Ladies Day, the most glamorous day of the meeting. Day four, Friday 3rd totals four enthrilling races with the feature race ‘The Qatar King George Stake (Group 2) seeing a packed field of horses hurtling at speed of over 40mph. The final day, Saturday 4th see the Qatar Stewards Cup take centre stage of ‘Glorious Goodwood’ an historic race that provides racegoers the opportunity to witness the finest equine speedsters.

Have a jolly glorious time at the gateway to Goodwood

With so much going on over the five days, staying near the Goodwood estate is a favoured choice for many. Perfectly located to Goodwood, The Grand Folly Hotel is unconventional, luxurious and purposefully designed to ensure guests have the ultimate experience during this exhilarating summer flat-racing event. Only 1 mile from Goodwood race course, and with regular shuttle service we’re the ideal, avant-garde staycation to make the most of your visit.

Continue the glamour of 'Glorious' Goodwood at this extraordinary boutique pop-up hotel

The Grand Folly will host an extravaganza of glorious experiences during the Festival of Speed 2018 and Goodwood Revival 2018 why not pop-in and join the celebrations.

We are delighted to announce openings for Qatar Goodwood Festival 2019. Guests will be able to join us for six sensational days, or just a few, either way enjoy our luxurious spaces with a choice of two restaurants, two bars, spa, men’s grooming, hair 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 glamorous adventure to what is sure to be an exhilarating social event.

Going to Goodwood Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival? Experience these events differently this year and stay at The Grand Folly Hotel for a truly unforgettable time. And why not book your stay for next year’s Glorious Goodwood, so you have plenty of time to look forward to your glamorous get-away.


Have you got your event ticket yet? Go to Goodwood Event Tickets 2018

Where is the Qatar Goodwood Festival?

The Grand Folly Hotel near Goodwood is an extraordinary boutique pop-up hotel