Living History at Beaulieu
Beaulieu National Motor Museum
Little Beaulieu
Beaulieu Abbey
Living History at Beaulieu
Grounds and Gardens at Beaulieu
Little Beaulieu
World of Top Gear

About This Attraction

Located in the picturesque New Forest, Beaulieu is an award-winning destination with attractions to engage every member of your family. From the world-famous National Motor Museum to historic Beaulieu Abbey, your Beaulieu ticket includes entry to a variety of experiences, for an unforgettable family day out.

The National Motor Museum at Beaulieu

The jewel in Beaulieu’s crown is the impressive National Motor Museum. With more than 285 vehicles visitors can take journey through time discovering early motor carriages and classic automobiles. For the more adventurous, the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu features high speed F1 cars and modern rally cars, perfect for adrenaline junkies.

World of Top Gear

Car enthusiasts will be in their element in the World of Top Gear exhibition, showcasing vehicles recovered from years of Top Gear challenges. The Top Gear Enormodrome allows visitors to experience a recreated Top Gear studio and see behind the scenes footage from the popular show. With fan favourites and iconic vehicles, this exhibition takes guests on a trip down memory lane.

Little Beaulieu

Younger visitors to Beaulieu won’t be disappointed when they discover the new Little Beaulieu adventure playground. Featuring a magical wooden palace with secret hidden passageways where children can explore a world of mystery and fantasy. And there is plenty more to keep them busy. Little ones will love the thrilling zip wire, the challenging climbing wall, and the Little Beaulieu roadway.

Beaulieu is open every day of the year except Christmas Day.

1st January – Thursday 27th May 10am – 5pm

28th May – 6th June 10am – 6pm

7th June – 2nd July 10am – 5pm

3rd July – 5th September 10am – 6pm

6th September onwards 10am – 5pm



Summer Opening Hours: 10am – 6pm (28 May – 25 Sept)
Winter Opening Hours: 10am – 5pm (26 Sept – 26 May)


£28.00 on the day, £25.00 online advance.

Senior (60+)

£27.00 on the day, £24.00 online advance.

Child (5-16)

£17.00 on the day, £14.00 online advance.


£75.00 on the day, £64.50 online advance.

Under 5’s


Why should I visit?

    • The National Motor Museum
    • Little Beaulieu
    • Palace House – Grounds & Gardens
    • World of Top Gear
    • On Screen Cars
    • Monorail & Veteran Bus


Assistance dogs allowed
Baby changing facilities
Disabled access
Disabled parking available
Dogs accepted
Free parking on site
Gift shop
On site parking
Suitable for ages 12 and above
Suitable for ages 3 and above
Suitable for ages 5 and above
Suitable for ages 8 and above
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Next event

Fairy and Dragon Trail

18th May 2024 - 30th Jun 2024


Embark on a journey of wonder as, for the first time, Beaulieu’s Mill Pond Walk becomes home to an all-new Fairy and Dragon willow sculpture... 

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Discount tickets and vouchers

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Where to find us


New Forest
SO42 7ZN


01590 612 345



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By car

Beaulieu’s postcode for your satnav is SO42 7ZN.

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.

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.

For more information about parking visit the blog.

By train

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 bus

1. 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

2. New Forest Tour (25 June – 11 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 please visit New Forest Tour.

3. Beach Bus (24 July – 3 September)

The Beach Bus links Beaulieu with Hythe Ferry (for Southampton), Buckler’s Hard and Lymington. Tickets are valid all day and you can hop on and off wherever you like. For timetables and ticket information visit Beach Bus.

Kids activities

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  • They have a range of fun themed family activities for you to take part in over the holidays!
  • Keep your little ones entertained and active with their free Family Fun Trails.
  • You can get behind the wheel of mini motorcars during school holidays and term time weekends.
  • Are you the next Stig? Test your driving skills on radio controlled cars around a circuit based on the Dunsfold Park test track.
  • Let off steam in the motoring themed children’s play area – with swings, climbing frame and more.

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