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Dining for a large group at Goodnestone
The breakfast room at Goodnestone
The beautiful drawing room at Goodnestone
Goodnestone Park House at dusk
Kitchen with all mod cons at Goodnestone
FitzWalter Room
George's Room
Elegant dining for celebrations and special occasions
Splendid staircase at Goodnestone Park House
Plenty of room for a marquee at Goodnestone
The Dressing Room
Effie's Room
Francis Room
The Games Room
Henry's Room
Julian's Room
Robert's Room
The Green Room
Gorgeous gardens, part of which are open to the public
Goodnestone Park House sits within a large estate
The church at Goodnestone is just next door
Celebrated gardens at Goodnestone
Dining for a large group at Goodnestone
The breakfast room at Goodnestone
The beautiful drawing room at Goodnestone
Goodnestone Park House at dusk

Goodnestone Park House, Goodnestone, Kent

4 - 20 12 Bed

Elegant country house sleeping 24, for special celebrations and weekend escapes with family and friends in Kent

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Goodnestone Park House, Goodnestone, Kent, sleeps 4 - 20 in 12 bedrooms.

Goodnestone Park offers the chance to stay in a beautiful and impressive Palladian country house, newly restored and renovated to include all mod cons with a contemporary feel whilst retaining exceptional original features and a sense of history. Gorgeous fabrics, interesting artwork and thoughtfully designed or chosen furniture create a calm and inviting atmosphere.

Sleeping up to 24, Goodnestone House is the ideal setting for a special occasion or celebration, or even a quiet country weekend away with friends and family. Grand enough to provide an elegant backdrop to an important occasion, relaxed enough to enjoy with children.

The house boasts a range of reception rooms, some formal such as the beautiful drawing room, others such as the library providing a tranquil space perfect for curling up with a good book. The opulent dining room, with numerous dramatic features and splendid view, has hosted many elegant dinners, with seating for 24 around a magnificent table. For a more informal occasion, or for relaxed breakfasts, a separate room just off the kitchen can seat 14.

The kitchen is the informal hub of Goodnestone, with an open plan layout. Equipped with state of the art appliances, there's everything you could need to self cater for a large group. Alternatively, why not pass some or all of the responsibility to our preferred caterers.

12 stunning and individually designed bedrooms provide a further touch of luxury. Most have en suite facilities, and all enjoy gorgeous views of the surrounding parkland.

The spectacular 15 acre gardens at Goodnestone are widely known for their classical planting schemes and are of historical interest. Part of these gardens are open to the public, but guests also enjoy the private gardens near the house. A south facing terrace is perfect for drinks, dining al fresco or a barbecue, with plenty of seating and exceptional views.

Let us help you organise activities for your stay - choose from a spot of pampering or yoga, riding, clay shooting or archery, a round at one of Kent's many golf clubs, or a vineyard tour or wine tasting session in house. We can also recommend local restaurants and pubs.

Facilities

WiFi

WiFi available.

Disabled Facilities

Wheelchair access to downstairs WC/WHB.

Pets

Pets allowed. Maximum 2 pets.

Kitchen

Open plan with large island unit. 4 Rangemaster ovens, 5 hobs, 2 freezers and fridges, dishwasher, coffee machine, wine cooler, range of appliances.

Dining Room

Magnificent formal dining room seating 24, doors leading onto terrace. Informal breakfast room for 14.

Sitting Room

4 to choose from! Formal drawing room, elegant Jane Austin room and the library room. Original fireplaces and comfy sofas.

TV and Music Facilities

TV in breakfast, Jane Austen and library room. Sonos sound system in the dining & breakfast rooms, and all lounges.

Games Room

There is no games room.

Heating and Open Fires

Central heating. Wood burner in breakfast room, fireplaces in dining and drawing rooms.

Bedrooms

12 in total over 2 floors, all with radio and hairdryer. All superking or king, some zip/link for flexibility. 8 en suite.

Linen

All provided.

Bathrooms

11 in total, 8 en suite, 3 family bathrooms. All have bath and shower, some with separate walk-in shower. Downstairs WC.

Children's Facilities

Safety gate, cot and 2 high chairs.

Outdoor

Tables for al fresco dining. Barbecue. 15 acres of beautiful gardens, 150 acres of grounds. Petanque and croquet sets. Bikes available to borrow.

Swimming Pool

There is no pool.

Parking

Plenty of guest parking.

Smoking

No smoking please.

Booking Information

Once the booking is confirmed 30% of the booking amount is payable within 7 days. The remaining balance is paid 90 days prior to the stay. A £1,500 security deposit is payable with the balance payment.

We are offering 20% discount on all 2023 bookings from 1st June – 31st November 2023.

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Goodnestone Park

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Weekly Price
From £10185
2 Night Weekend
From £6650
3 Night Weekend
From £7250

Late Deals

September 2023 Late Deals

Weekend of 16/17th September: 2 nights £5040, 3 nights £5460

October 2023 Late Deals

Weekend of 21/22nd or 28/29th October: 2 nights £5040, 3 nights £5460

November 2023 Late Deals

Weekend of 3/4th, 17/18th, 24/25th November: 2 nights £5040, 3 nights £5460

Location

In the heart of the Kent countryside, between Canterbury and Deal. Less than an hour from London by train (90 minutes by car), and 30 minutes by car from Dover.

  • No local buses.
  • Aylesham.
  • Wingham.
  • London City, 55 miles.

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Planning an Event?

This venue is available for Business Groups and Weddings

Large dining table for formal meetings or elegant dinners
Informal breakfast room

Business Groups

Private and inspiring setting for business meetings and team building events, with flexible catering options and activities available. Within easy access of London.

Couple walking to the house
Outdoor Ceremony

Weddings

Idyllic country house setting for your wedding ceremony and celebrations, in the heart of rural Kent. Marquee or yurts and catering available. Sleeps 24 with glamping accommodation for guests.

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