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Trackdayguy

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339 posts

18 months

Sunday 22nd September
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So looking forward to this event. Accommodation looks a challenge, found a 4 bed house in Portsmouth for good price, any suggestions on ticket packet options ?

Terry
Alberta

ecsrobin

10,158 posts

112 months

Sunday 22nd September
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Trackdayguy said:
So looking forward to this event. Accommodation looks a challenge, found a 4 bed house in Portsmouth for good price, any suggestions on ticket packet options ?

Terry
Alberta
What event?

Members meeting
Festival of speed
Revival

Horse racing

F355GTS

3,500 posts

202 months

Sunday 22nd September
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ecsrobin said:
Trackdayguy said:
So looking forward to this event. Accommodation looks a challenge, found a 4 bed house in Portsmouth for good price, any suggestions on ticket packet options ?

Terry
Alberta
What event?

Members meeting
Festival of speed
Revival

Horse racing
Whatever the event I'd look for accommodation to the North West of Goodwood, lot's of beautiful countryside and generally an easier journey in to the events if coming by car, look for a nice pub/ B&B in one of the villages around Petersfield which is about 25 mins from Goodwood if you go in early

Trackdayguy

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339 posts

18 months

Sunday 22nd September
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Sorry the Revival 👍

BigBazza

18 posts

51 months

Tuesday 24th September
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F355GTS said:
Whatever the event I'd look for accommodation to the North West of Goodwood, lot's of beautiful countryside and generally an easier journey in to the events if coming by car, look for a nice pub/ B&B in one of the villages around Petersfield which is about 25 mins from Goodwood if you go in early
This. We stayed at The Robin Hood Inn in Rowlands Castle. Lovely 20 min drive through the countryside every day and no queues. Cheap too!

Mellow Yellow

750 posts

209 months

Tuesday 24th September
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Would agree about the nicer places to stay being just to the North but, there are only three minor roads in and they tend to get snarled up. The problem with Portsmouth is you have to use the Chichester ring road, loads of roundabouts which, again, get very busy. There are plenty of nice places to the East that allow you to come in on the A27 which is big enough to cope with more traffic. Of course, finding somewhere might be tricky.

Having said that, if you plan to get there when the gates open, at 07:30 you shouldn't have any trouble from anywhere, you're coming a long way to see it so may as well make the most of your trip. Leaving has been pretty easy in recent years too, with "over the road", there's plenty going on until late at night so it's no longer a case of everyone leaving after the last race. I left at around 19:30-8pm this year and was on clear roads within 5-10 minutes.

Trackdayguy

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339 posts

18 months

Tuesday 24th September
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BigBazza said:
This. We stayed at The Robin Hood Inn in Rowlands Castle. Lovely 20 min drive through the countryside every day and no queues. Cheap too!
I tried to book, full

ecsrobin

10,158 posts

112 months

Tuesday 24th September
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Trackdayguy said:
I tried to book, full
Anywhere nearby will be full or overpriced now the dates have been released.

Cold

7,682 posts

37 months

Tuesday 24th September
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If you're staying in Portsmouth get the train to Chichester and taxi in from there.

Mellow Yellow

750 posts

209 months

Wednesday 25th September
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Cold said:
If you're staying in Portsmouth get the train to Chichester and taxi in from there.
Not a bad idea, they also run an all day shuttle bus from Chichester station 0700-2300 (https://www.goodwood.com/motorsport/goodwood-revival/getting-here/), bus is £7.50 return (it's Goodwood!) but would leave you free to have a tipple if you wanted.

Trackdayguy

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339 posts

18 months

Friday 27th September
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Booking.com cancelled our booking for the 4 bed house in Portsmouth so we booked The Village Inn, just south of Petersfield 20 minutes from the Track. Looks a wonderful place. As I understand it still a few rooms left as of 27th September 2019

http://www.villageinnburiton.co.uk/

Thanks for all the suggestions.

Edited by Trackdayguy on Friday 27th September 16:51

ecsrobin

10,158 posts

112 months

Friday 27th September
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Trackdayguy said:
Booking.com cancelled our booking for the 4 bed house in Portsmouth so we booked The Village Inn, just south of Petersfield 20 minutes from the Track. Looks a wonderful place. As I understand it still a few rooms left as of 27th September 2019

http://www.villageinnburiton.co.uk/

Thanks for all the suggestions.

Edited by Trackdayguy on Friday 27th September 16:51
If you want a good drive in go in via south harting.

Trackdayguy

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339 posts

18 months

Friday 27th September
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Thanks. Twisty lanes I assume

Trackdayguy

Original Poster:

339 posts

18 months

Friday 27th September
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Mellow Yellow said:
Would agree about the nicer places to stay being just to the North but, there are only three minor roads in and they tend to get snarled up. The problem with Portsmouth is you have to use the Chichester ring road, loads of roundabouts which, again, get very busy. There are plenty of nice places to the East that allow you to come in on the A27 which is big enough to cope with more traffic. Of course, finding somewhere might be tricky.

Having said that, if you plan to get there when the gates open, at 07:30 you shouldn't have any trouble from anywhere, you're coming a long way to see it so may as well make the most of your trip. Leaving has been pretty easy in recent years too, with "over the road", there's plenty going on until late at night so it's no longer a case of everyone leaving after the last race. I left at around 19:30-8pm this year and was on clear roads within 5-10 minutes.
Thanks

ecsrobin

10,158 posts

112 months

Friday 27th September
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Trackdayguy said:
Thanks. Twisty lanes I assume
The best road in the area. B2141.

Trackdayguy

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339 posts

18 months

Friday 27th September
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ecsrobin said:
The best road in the area. B2141.
That's the way the AA Route Planner suggests.

ecsrobin

10,158 posts

112 months

Trackdayguy

Original Poster:

339 posts

18 months

Friday 27th September
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ecsrobin said:
Sounds great, sadly I'm not bringing my Caterham, I'm guessing we'll be in some people mover. Still by the look of the road whatever it is we are in it will probably get thrashed within an inch of its life.

Oilchange

5,778 posts

207 months

Friday 27th September
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Hope the sun comes out for you, did the Revival a few years back and it was glorious, a bit sweaty in the period costume though.

What are you going as?

Trackdayguy

Original Poster:

339 posts

18 months

Friday 27th September
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Oilchange said:
Hope the sun comes out for you, did the Revival a few years back and it was glorious, a bit sweaty in the period costume though.

What are you going as?
Great question. The team meets up for our 1st get together to discuss the whole event on the 15th November, That is on the agenda. Watch this space.