The War Years at Beaulieu

Beaulieu offers an exciting range of award winning educational programmes, as varied as their 800-year history which can offer something for every group, including pre-school, those with special educational needs, students and adult groups. There are many interesting subjects surrounding Beaulieu, one of which being its War Years.

The War Years

The war years

Themes: Evacuees, Rationing, Blackout

Learn about life on the Home Front and discover the part Beaulieu played in the training of the war time secret agents in our role play programme.

Spies, evacuees, blackout, war-time motoring and rationing are just a few of the topics covered in this programme.

War-time Gardens option: find out about 'digging for victory', Land Girls and 101 uses for carrots! Please ask at time of booking.

Suitable for KS2, 3 and 4.

Covert Operations

Covert OperationsThemes: Secret Army, Problem Solving, Team Building

Men and women from the European Resistance trained in utmost secrecy at Beaulieu. These members of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) were then 'dropped' back into occupied territory to disrupt the German forces.

Groups participating in this hands-on programme find out about the role of 'agents' and gain an insight into the sabotage and subversion methods taught at 'The Beaulieu Finishing School'.

Code breaking and problem solving are just some of the team activities involved

Suitable for KS2, 3 and 4.