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Getting Here

In order to enjoy everything that Beaulieu has to offer we need you to be able to get here, so here are a few pieces of handy travel advice, whether you are coming by car or even by ferry.

Travel 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 signage when in vicinity. 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.

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Car Parking

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.

Electric Car Charging Post

Please note that we have now installed an electric car charging post close to the entrance of the coach park. This facility enables two cars to be charged simultaneously by using two conventional 13-amp and 16-amp sockets. Access to the post is provided by tag keys which are available in Visitor Reception for a deposit, from which a small charge will be taken. Please telephone 01590 612345 for more details.

Getting here 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.

By Bus

Wilts & Dorset buses have a limited service between Hythe and Lymington which drops visitors either at the Museum entrance or in the Beaulieu village depending upon the route.

*Please note: This bus only runs on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

By Rail

The nearest main line station is Brockenhurst. There is a taxi rank at the station, the cost of a journey to Beaulieu by taxi is approx £20. National Rail Enquiries

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.

Where to Stay

There is a vast range of accommodation available within the New Forest area and within the immediate surroundings of Beaulieu. The New Forest Tourism website has searchable list of lots of places to stay.

The Master Builder's House Hotel, just 2 miles from Beaulieu at Buckler's Hard, has beautiful views over the river.

For other attractions to visit in Hampshire please visit the Hampshire's Top Attractions website.