Goodwood Revival Gold Tour 2022

A luxury fifteen day fully escorted self-drive tour

6th - 20th September 2022

The world's most celebrated historic motor racing event. Historic landmarks, scenic villages, gardens and motor related venues hosted in five four-star hotels all set in exquisite settings

A luxury fifteen day fully escorted self-drive tour by to the
world’s premier classic motoring event

You don’t just attend Goodwood Revival, you are part of it !!
you stay just six miles from Goodwood Circuit

The only event of its kind to be staged entirely in the nostalgic time capsule of the 1940s, 50s and 60s that relives the glory days of Goodwood Motor Circuit. It’s not all about cars!

The Goodwood Gold Revival Tour, which is fully escorted throughout, takes place from August 20 to September 13th, 2022. Its 640-mile route includes not only a 3-day entry pass to the Goodwood Revival itself (with grandstand seating and free circuit parking), but also excursions to some of the UK’s most iconic monuments including Windsor Castle, Blenheim Palace, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Mary Rose Museum and HMS Victory.

As a break from car related venues we also visit some important English gardens like RHS Wisley, Hidcote Gardens NT, Exbury Gardens and Westonbirt Arboretum.Accommodation for the 14 nights is in a series of five 4-star luxury hotels. All have been chosen for their comfort, excellent facilities and locations. With a full English breakfast every day and nine three-course dinners over the full fortnight, plus a Gala Farewell Dinner on the last night.

Naturally, the highlight of the Revival tour is the three days at the Goodwood Revival Festival itself. A firm favorite with classic motor enthusiasts for over two decades, this flamboyant and colourful event has something for everyone, from classic sports cars to motorcycles, old aeroplanes and jazz bands, to say nothing of glamorous costumes from the 40s, 50s and 60s.

The dress code is not be compulsory at Goodwood Revival, but it’s an excuse to have a little fun and embrace the glamour of an era gone by.

Very importantly, during this event, you will be staying at the Hilton Avisford Park Hotel, a venue situated just 6 miles from Goodwood. This means that daily visits to the Revival are quick and easy, with no need for a long journey through heavy event traffic, a problem frequently encountered with some other Revival tour packages.

The price of the Goodwood Revival package includes the hire of a luxury car: a Mercedes E Class or similar as standard or use your own car at a lower tour cost.

Each car is provided with a GPS programmed with each day’s route to take you down the most scenic way to the day’s highlights and your hotel each evening.  

Cars can choose for themselves how many of the destinations they wish to visit and when they want to depart from the hotel. This gives them maximum freedom to tailor the tour to suit their own particular needs.

Download or view 16 page brochure    Goodwood Revival Silver Tour 2022

also see below draft itinerary.

Motor Events:
Goodwood Revival, Williams F1, Morgan Factory, British Car Museum Gaydon,
Haynes Motor Museum, Beaulieu Motor Museum, Brooklands Museum.

National Monuments:
Windsor Castle, Blenheim Palace, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Mary Rose Museum, HMS Victory

RHS Wisley, Hidcote Gardens NT, Exbury Gardens, Westonbirt Arboretum.

Draft Itinerary:
6th – 30th September  2022

Day 01 Windsor Welcome Dinner and tour briefing
Day 02 Windsor Windsor Castle tour + Thames private boat trip.
Day 03 Stratford upon Avon Williams F1, Gaydon National motor museum
Day 04 Stratford upon Avon Blenheim Palace
Day 05 Stratford upon Avon Cotswolds villages run, Hidcote Gardens
Day 06 Bath Morgan Factory, Westonbirt Arboretum
Day 07 Bath Bath, Explore Historic Bath
Day 08 New Forrest Haynes motor museum
Day 09 New Forrest Three Counties Run, Exbury Gardens, Bucklers Hard
Day 10 Goodwood Portsmouth Historic Dockyard HMS Victory, Mary Rose museum
Day 11 Goodwood Goodwood Revival – day one
Day 12 Goodwood Goodwood Revival – day two
Day 13 Goodwood Goodwood Revival – day three
Day 14 Windsor RHS Garden Wisley, Brooklands Museum, Farewell Dinner
Day 15 Windsor tour end and check-out

The Tour Hotels:
The Oakley Court Hotel – Windsor
Collect your hire car from Heathrow and drive 20 minutes to Oakley Court, which is a quintessential country house hotel, on the banks of the River Thames at Windsor. 

The Welcombe Hotel – Stratford-upon-Avon
Surrounded by 157 acres of landscaped grounds, is within close distance of William Shakespeare’s birthplace. Superbly located for exploring Stratford-upon-Avon; a short stroll and you’re in the heart of the town and the world-famous RSC theatre and the river Avon.

Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel – Bath
Bath Spa Hotel is perfectly situated in historic Bath and is just a short stroll from many of the city’s top attractions. The hotel has years and years of history behind its walls and is rich in character which is subtly complemented by modern facilities and amenities. Exquisite food and rolling grounds.

Rhinefield House Hotel – New Forrest
Beautiful period hotel set in the new forest close to the picturesque village of Brockenhurst.
Like a magical secret, Rhinefield House is located deep within in the New Forest National Park via an ornamental tree Drive.

Hilton Avisford Park – Goodwood
Elegant Hilton Avisford Park, Arundel, this Georgian manor house, is set in 89 acres beautiful English countryside between Chichester (Goodwood, six miles) and historic Arundel.

Tour Date:
Goodwood Revival is held historically on the second weekend of September, but not confirmed until the previous September, and the tour date would move to accommodate this.

About Backwater Tours:
We have been organising car tours since 2008 and have reputation for attention to detail, Quality locations and tour books, all tours are escorted. With particular regard to the Goodwood revival tour we are based only a few miles from the motor circuit and are full members of GRRC (Goodwood Road Racing Club). When selecting your tour provider check the small print, how far is the base hotel from the motor circuit as our hotel is only six miles from the circuit, not as some tours which are at least three quarters of an hour each way and in heavy event traffic.

Transport your car to the UK:
The Efficient Freight Company
transport your car to the UK and reduce you tour cost by £1000.00 per place
If this is of interest contact the company direct.
telephone: 01424 732203 email:
web link:

This company is highly experienced in all aspects of global motorsport freight and logistics – having been associated with multiple UK teams and tour operators for more than 40 years and have been responsible for the safe movement of very expensive cars.

What's Included

14 Nights’ accommodation in Luxury Hotels.
14 Days Luxury Car hire – Options available.
9 Three course dinners. Full breakfast every day.
Windsor Castle Tour. Williams F1 tour and lunch.
Two hour private Luxury Tea Cruise on the River Thames.

Goodwood Revival 3-day entry. Goodwood Grandstand Seating.
Brooklands Motor Museum. RHS Wisley Gardens options.
Morgan Motor Company Factory Tour. Gaydon Heritage Motor Centre.
Blenheim Palace tour with Orangery Lunch. Haynes Motor Museum.
Beaulieu National Motor Museum. Westonbirt Arboretum.
Coach trip to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Victory and the Mary Rose.
Comprehensive tour book. GPS Navigator with day-by-day route planning.
Haynes Motor Museum. Goodwood Official Souvenir program, free circuit parking.
Experienced Tour Director, to ensure you’re able to make the most of your tour.

Depart and arrive from your hotel each day in your own time.

What's Not Included

Air fares and airport transfers.
All drinks are extra to accommodate individual preferences.
Entry to places of interest other than those specifically included.
Car fuel.

Tour booking link   Tour registration of interest link  

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£4800.00per person - Guide Cost: US $ 7000.00pp, Canadian $8500.00pp, Australian $8600.00pp, New Zealand $9250.00pp, Euro €5550.00pp

Cost saving idea for two couples.
Share the driving share the cost saving,
having one car for two couples shows a saving of US $350pp a total of $1400

  • Based on two sharing a room and car hire.
    If the hire car is not required, the tour cost is reduced by £500.00pp or equivalent currency.
     we will send you a final invoice that requests a 20% deposit with final balance eight weeks before the tour date.
  • All tour prices will be based on the exchange
    rate for the UK pound applicable on date of invoice.
  • However, you may remit payment of the tour prior to this date. 

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