The closest pub to Goodwood

The Fox Goes Free is the closest pub to Goodwood, so our busy events calendar regularly includes Horse Racing, Glorious Goodwood, Goodwood Festival of Speed, Goodwood Revival and similar motor related gatherings. With quiz nights, wine tastings, Friday night meat raffles and charity events there is always something to do and see at the Fox Goes Free! See you soon.

Food and music festivals

Our close proximity to West Dean Gardens enhances our events calendar with food and music festivals which start in April and go on till October. The Fox Goes Free is often a popular watering hole for keen ramblers and cyclists enjoying our location at the foot of Levin Down in the beautiful South Downs.

Full event capability

We offer an excellent pre or après social for all the local events and cater for these with a well organised food, drink and accommodation offering. We often enhance these events with barbecues, outside bars all within our beautiful garden over looking the South Downs.

At the Fox Goes Free there is always something going on!

Outside Bar

Thursday 4th July
Friday 5th July
Saturday 6th July

Serving Gin, Pimms, Real Ale & assorted drinks

Glorious Goodwood

Tuesday 30th July

until

Saturday 3rd August

August Racing & Bank Holiday weekend

Racing Fri 23rd
Racing Sat 24th
Racing Sun 25th

Bank Holiday Monday 26th

Clay Shoot

2019 dates

21st September  /  12th October
9th November  /  14th December

Clay Shoot

2020 dates

18th January  /  22nd February
14th March  /  18th April
9th May  /  13th June

Meat Raffle

Every Friday Night

Come and join the locals for the fun meat raffle on a Friday night.
Tickets on sale from 6.15pm, draw starts at 8pm.

January 
Tues 1ST – New years Day (public holiday)

February
18th-22nd Half term

March
Sun 31st Mothers Day

April 
6-7th Goodwood members meeting
Fri 19th Good Friday
Sun 21st Easter Sunday
Mon 22nd Easter Monday
8th – 22nd Half term

May 
Sat 4th – Racing Goodwood
Mon 6th – BH Monday
Thurs 23rd – Goodwood racing
Fri 24th – Goodwood racing
Sat 25th Goodwood racing
HALF TERM Mon 27th May – 31st May
Mon 27th – BH Monday

June
Fri 7th June – Goodwood race night
Sun 9th June – Family Race Day Goodwood
Fri 14th June – Goodwood race night
Sun 16th June – Fathers Day
Fri 21st Racing

July
Wed 3rd – Build up to FESTIVAL OF SPEED
Thurs 4th – FESTIVAL OF SPEED
Fri 5th – FESTIVAL OF SPEED
Sat 6th – FESTIVAL OF SPEED
Sun 7th – FESTIVAL OF SPEED
Summer holidays start 24th July – 30th Aug
Tuesday 30th – GLORIOUS GOODWOOD
Wednesday 31st – GLORIOUS GOODWOOD

August
Thurs 1st – GLORIOUS GOODWOOD
Fri 2nd – GLORIOUS GOODWOOD
Sat 3rd – GLORIOUS GOODWOOD
Fri 9th – Chilli Fiesta West Dean Gardens
Sat 10th – Chilli Fiesta West Dean Gardens
Sun 11th – Chilli Fiesta West Dean Gardens
Sat 17th – Steam festival weald & Downland
Sun 18th – Steam festival weald & Downland
Fri 23rd– Goodwood racing EVENING
Sat 24th– Goodwood racing
Sun 25th– Goodwood racing
Mon 26th– BANK HOLIDAY

September
Tues 3rd – Goodwood racing
Thurs 12th– PRE-REVIVAL
Fri 13th– REVIVAL
Sat 14th– REVIVAL
Sun 15th– REVIVAL
Wed 25th– Goodwood racing

October
Sun 13th – Goodwood racing
Sun 27th – Clocks go back
Sat 28th – 1st HALF TERM
Thurs 31st–Halloween

November
Tues 5th Nov – Guy Fawkes night
Sun 10th – Remembrance Sunday
Sat 23rd – CHRISTMAS MARKET at weald & Downland
Sun 24th – CHRISTMAS MARKET at weald & Downland

December
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS Monday 23rd Dec – Monday 6th Jan 2019
Weds 25th – CHRISTMAS DAY (Public holiday)
Thurs 26th – Boxing Day (Public holiday)
Tues 31st – New Years Eve