Places to Stay for The Goodwood May Festival

Places to Stay for The Goodwood May Festival

Bow Hill Farm is the perfect place to stay during the Goodwood May Festival from Friday 26 May to Saturday 27 May 2023. The farm offers a peaceful and idyllic escape from the hustle and bustle of the festival, while still being conveniently located just a short drive away.

Guests can enjoy comfortable accommodation and stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Plus, with easy access to the festival, visitors can experience all the excitement and entertainment that the Goodwood May Festival has to offer. Book your stay at Bow Hill Farm for an unforgettable festival experience.

Goodwood May Festival

The Goodwood May Festival is an annual event that brings together racing enthusiasts, fashion lovers, and foodies alike. This year’s festival promises to be an unforgettable experience, with a line-up of exciting races, fashion shows, and delicious cuisine.

The Races

The Goodwood May Festival is known for its thrilling races, and this year is no exception. Friday features the Group 2 Betfair Temple Stakes, a 5-furlong sprint that attracts some of the fastest horses in the world. On Saturday, the Group 1 Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes takes centre stage, with a prize of over £350,000 up for grabs. Other races throughout the weekend include the Betfair Exchange Stakes, the Betfair Hurdle, and the Betfair Brigadier Gerard Stakes.


Fashion is a big part of the Goodwood May Festival, and attendees are encouraged to dress to impress. Friday is Ladies’ Day, where women are encouraged to wear their finest dresses and hats. The fashion stakes are high, with prizes for the best-dressed lady and best hat. On Saturday, the fashion focus shifts to the gentlemen, with a competition for the best-dressed male attendee.

Food and Drink

No festival is complete without delicious food and drink, and the Goodwood May Festival is no exception. The Sussex Food Hall is the place to go for locally sourced produce, including artisan cheeses, meats, and baked goods. There are also plenty of bars and restaurants throughout the festival grounds, serving everything from champagne and cocktails to burgers and pizza.


In addition to the races, fashion, and food, there are plenty of other activities to keep attendees entertained. A fairground with rides and games is sure to be a hit with families, while live music and DJ sets will keep the party going well into the night. There are also opportunities to meet jockeys and trainers, as well as get up close and personal with some of the horses.

The Goodwood May Festival is a must-attend event for anyone who loves racing, fashion, food, and entertainment. With a packed schedule of races, fashion shows, and other activities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re a seasoned racing fan or attending for the first time, the Goodwood May Festival is an experience you won’t forget.

So, if you are looking for a place to stay during the Goodwood May Festival, contact Bow Hill Farm via our online contact form today.