Your Sussex Wedding - April/May 2024 (Issue 108)

GOODWOOD ESTATE 01243 520 102 | Home to the Dukes of Richmond for more than three hundred years, this spectacular 11,000-acre West Sussex estate remains a magical part of England. With an authentic heritage in hospitality, its experienced inhouse butlers and chefs form part of a team passionate about what they do. From the magnificence of Goodwood House to the classical style of The Kennels and the contemporary luxury of the Hotel, there’s a unique range of wedding venues here for your ceremony and celebration. At Goodwood House the Yellow Drawing Room (150 ceremony, 80 wedding breakfast, 225 reception guests) with its sheer breathtaking beauty and elegance offers a stunning setting for your ceremony. Walk down the aisle surrounded by your friends and family in the ornate splendour of this glorious room. The Ballroom (245 ceremony, 180 wedding breakfast, 350 drinks reception guests) executed in the French style of Louis XV boasts a charming minstrel’s gallery to one end and is hung with portraits of royalty and nobility. The Ballroom combines romance with opulence and offers a memorable backdrop. Meanwhile, over at Goodwood Hotel, the Cedar Suite (120 ceremony, 120 wedding breakfast, 150 drinks reception guests) offers the ideal blank canvas for you to stamp your personality on. This self-contained suite enjoys its own reception area, patio and lawn, private bar and cloakroom facilities. The Lennox Suite (30 ceremony, wedding breakfast and drinks reception guests), perfect for an intimate wedding is warm and inviting. It’s a lovely choice for those wishing to enjoy a meal with close friends and loved ones without the desire for a large party. Finally, at The Kennels you have the choice of the Music Room (32 ceremony, 26 wedding breakfast guests), Library (14 ceremony guests), Terrace Dining Room (40 wedding breakfast guests) or the Terrace and Main Dining Room (72 wedding breakfast guests). Tale as old as time From stately homes to barns, explore the county’s historical venues HISTORICAL VENUES 27