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Beaulieu National Motor Museum

Beaulieu National Motor Museum exterior

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (Advance)£19.50 per ticket
Child (5-17) (Advance)£9.50 per ticket
Family (Advance)£49.00 per ticket
Senior/Student (Advance)£18.50 per ticket
Under 5'sFree

Please note - Online tickets need to be purchased online up to one day in advance.
Some rides are subject to a value added charge including the Simulator and Radio Cars.

Opening Times

Summer (23 May 2020 - 21 Sept 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00*
Winter (23 Sept 2020 - 22 May 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* Closed Christmas Day.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
National Motor Museum
Beaulieu
New Forest
Hampshire
SO42 7ZN
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2020
  • Excellent
    4130
  • Very Good
    1742
  • Average
    413
  • Poor
    124
  • Terrible
    70

Recent Reviews:

  • Les M
    Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Wonderful day out in sublime settings
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 5th August 2020
    Lovely day out with my family. The carefully thought out Covid friendly adjustments did not affect the overall experience. Staff friendly and supportive considering the changes made. Well done to all... Read full review
  • Marina W
    Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
    Couples visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 5th August 2020
    Excellent visit, I last visited in the 1970's! All Covid 19 precautions in place apart from the Top Gear film presentation - it was a free for all and very difficult to get away from people to... Read full review
  • 9carleyl
    Hampstead Norreys, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Fabulous Beaulieu
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 5th August 2020
    A really lovely day out, lots to do but one of the best bits is just to stroll around and take time to relax in the beautiful grounds. Love the house, really good exhibitions and always enjoy... Read full review

Awards

  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Beaulieu is situated in the south of England, in the New Forest between Bournemouth and Southampton, with easy access from London and the Home Counties. By Road - M27 exit junction 2, follow the brown and white tourist signs towards Beaulieu. Sat nav postcode is SO42 7ZN, however please follow brown and white tourist signs to Beaulieu and our visitor entrance. For more detailed directions please visit multimap. For up-to-date travel information, please visit: www.transportdirect.info. Cyclists - if you arrive at Beaulieu by pedal power we will give you 20% off our standard admission.

You can park your car for free in our designated car parks which can hold up to 1,000 cars. We also have overflow car parks for busy event days. There is a separate car park for disabled visitors, near to Visitor Reception.

Visitors driving motorhomes or towing caravans can park their vehicles in the coach park. There are no height restrictions entering or leaving the site.

Need to charge your electric car? Thanks to generous funding by the Sustainable Transport Solutions Fund we have three electric car charging posts available for visitors to use, free of charge. To access either use your own card or borrow one from Visitor Reception (for a small deposit). We have several 7-pin and one 13amp 3 pin connections available.

Be animal aware! The New Forest National Park is home to some amazing animals and we share the roads with horses, donkeys and more. Please read the National Park Authority's advice for New Forest Drivers and drive carefully on your way to Beaulieu.

Public Transport Directions

Travel by train, ferry or bus for all or part of your journey to Beaulieu and we'll reward you with 20% off our standard admission. Simply present your travel tickets on arrival, valid on the day of your visit, to claim your discount. Please note this cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, including discounted advance online tickets, family tickets, or on major event days. By Bus:

New Forest Tour (7 July - 9 September)

The New Forest Tour's Green Route links Beaulieu with Hythe Ferry (for Southampton), Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst (rail station) and Lymington. Tickets are valid all day on all routes and you can hop on and off wherever you like. For timetables and ticket information visit New Forest Tour.

Wilts & Dorset (Tues, Thurs, Sat)

Wilts & Dorset buses have a limited service between Hythe and Lymington which only runs on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. It drops visitors either at the Museum entrance or in Beaulieu village depending upon the route. Please phone 0845 0727 093 – the Wilts & Dorset advisors will help plan your route. (0830-1700 Mon - Fri) or visit morebus.co.uk.

By Rail:

The London to Weymouth train passes regularly through Brockenhurst, which is the closest main line station to Beaulieu. There is a taxi rank at the station and the cost of a journey to Beaulieu by taxi is approx £20. Alternatively, why not hire a bike and cycle the seven miles through the New Forest to Beaulieu? Cycle hire details can be found on the New Forest National Park cycle hire information website. By Ferry: Take the Hythe Ferry across Southampton Water to Hythe, then the 5 mile bus ride to Beaulieu. Alternatively take the Isle of Wight ferry to Lymington and take a bus to Beaulieu.

By Bicycle

The New Forest is a great area to explore by bike. For further information, including details of cycle hire operators, visit the Cycling in the New Forest website.

By Public Transport

Travel by train, ferry or bus for all or part of your journey to Beaulieu and we'll reward you with 20% off our standard admission. Simply present your travel tickets on arrival, valid on the day of your visit, to claim your discount. Please note this cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, including discounted advance online tickets, family tickets, or on major event days.

Related Events

Saturday, 8th August 2020 - Sunday, 9th August 2020

Fast car skidding awayBeaulieu Supercar Weekend *CANCELLED*Join us for the Beaulieu Supercar Weekend; the must-see family spectacular that brings some of the world's most exclusive and desirable motors to Beaulieu.
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Sunday, 9th August 2020 - Sunday, 9th August 2020

Simply Land RoverSimply Land Rover *Please check with event organiser**Please check with event organiser* All Land Rover owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 9th August 2020 and park up within the museum parkland for what promises to be a superb day out for both Land Rover owners and enthusiasts.
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Friday, 14th August 2020 - Sunday, 16th August 2020

VW T Chill *CANCELLED*
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Sunday, 23rd August 2020 - Sunday, 23rd August 2020

Simply MercedesSimply Mercedes *POSTPONED*
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Saturday, 5th September 2020 - Sunday, 6th September 2020

International Autojumble
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Saturday, 31st October 2020 - Saturday, 31st October 2020

Fireworks Spooktacular
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Sunday, 8th November 2020 - Sunday, 8th November 2020

Simply Smart
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