Tag Archives: Duke of Richmond

Organic Farm – Field to Fork

Set in 3,300 acres of lush and fertile West Sussex country side, Goodwood Estate organic farm and kitchen gardens supply the chefs of Goodwood House with fresh seasonal produce all year round. The gardeners and chefs’ work together to ensure that … Continue reading

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Cricketing Legend

Come the long days of summer, no English country House would be complete without idyllic images of men in full whites playing cricket – and the Goodwood Estate, West Sussex does not disappoint. With the thatched pavilion and ground situated … Continue reading

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Five things to do in West Sussex & Hampshire

Base camp is the newly-refurbished Goodwood Hotel on the Goodwood Estate and our four other suggestions crisscross over the county boundaries of West Sussex and Hampshire – or as we locals tend to call it, the county triangle! With starting room … Continue reading

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The Goodwood Hotel: Reborn

For an interior designer of the calibre of Cindy Leveson, of Leveson Design, working closely with an Estate such as Goodwood is, in many ways, like working on the Forth Bridge!  Cindy recalls that she first started her collaboration with The … Continue reading

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Wellington & Waterloo: A Noble Heritage

The Napoleonic Wars loom large in the history of Goodwood House and the Lennox family in particular with the 4th, 5th and 6th Dukes of Lennox leading distinguished military careers, intertwining with Arthur Wellesley, known today as the Duke of Wellington. … Continue reading

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There are times when only a butler will do…

Head butler David Edney and his team are the backbone and nerve centre to any event undertaken at Goodwood House, providing the personal service that you can only truly find in private family homes of this calibre. Whether it’s holding … Continue reading

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Colour & Innovation – Sèvres Porcelain Collection

The circular Card Room of Goodwood House – so called after Edward VII as he loved playing cards there – contains a rare collection of Sèvres porcelain and is thought by Rosalind Savill, an authority on Sèvres and the former … Continue reading

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Goodwood’s Astute Visionaries

From the First Duke of Richmond to the current heir apparent, the family have always had an eye and instinct for untested talent.  Goodwood House started life as a hunting lodge and over the generations has grown into the Estate it … Continue reading

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Royal Goodwood: The Summer Exhibition

To celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, this year’s summer exhibition Royal Goodwood will look at Goodwood’s royal heritage and how it is represented in the art collection, running from 6th August – 15th October, 2012*. The exhibition will showcase the royal pictures … Continue reading

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The Penguins have come to Goodwood!

The Penguin collection of books is perhaps not the first association you would link with a magnificent English country estate, set deep in the glorious Sussex countryside, but it’s certainly an intriguing aspect of the historic Goodwood Estate.  Row upon row of Penguin classic paperbacks … Continue reading

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