What could be more enjoyable than the ritual of afternoon tea? Following a guided tour of Goodwood House, enjoy an array of sandwiches, cakes, pastries and traditional English scones in the magnificent Ballroom. Served from 1pm – 4.30pm.
Famous throughout the world as England’s greatest sporting estate, Goodwood has been the home of the Dukes of Richmond for over three hundred years. Each of the sports at Goodwood stems from a personal passion of one of the dukes.
The summer exhibition, taking place in August, tells the story of Goodwood and the Dukes of Richmond, from the seventeenth century through to the present day.
Open most Sundays and Mondays, from 3rd March until 28th October 2019, between 1pm - 4.30pm (last entry 4pm).
NEW for 2019- Open 11th - 14th February and 17th - 21st February, between 12pm and 4pm. (Does not include a guided tour)
Throughout August, the House opens Sunday-Thursday (from 4th August).
Whether you want to view the State Apartments or are just looking for the ideal setting for a luxury afternoon tea, Goodwood House has it all.
For bookings, please contact the ticket office on 01243 755055.
Closed Dates and Times
Goodwood House is open most Sundays and Mondays from 3rd March until 28th October 2019, between 1pm-4.30pm (last entry 4pm).
7, 8 April
3, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 June
1, 7, 8, 14 July
2, 15, 16 September
Afternoon Tea Menu
Cakes and Pastries Goodwood House Scone with Clotted Cream and Strawberry Jam // Gateau Opera // Raspberry Macarons // Lemon Posset with Goodwood Cream // Strawberry Tartlets
Selection of the following Finger Sandwiches
Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese and Chives // Goodwood Ham and Piccalilli // Chicken, Pesto and Rocket // Goodwood Charlton and Spring Onion
Goodwood House Leaf Tea Selection
English Breakfast: The ultimate British favourite. Earl Grey: An fragrant classic delicated flavoured with lemon and bergamot. Mint rubbed green: Fresher and finer than any other mint tea. Rooibos: A nutrient rich blend of rooibos (Afrikaans for "red bush") and honey bush. Jasmine Pearl Green: The green tea leaves are carefully hand rolled into a precious pearl and engulfed in jasmine flowers. Dragonwell : Tea with a natural sweet flavor, perhaps reminiscent of freshly roasted white corn.
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To book your afternoon tea
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Afternoon tea must be booked 48 hours in advance.
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History of Afternoon Tea
The ritual of afternoon tea has been part of traditional English culture for almost 200 years.