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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.

Map

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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

New Forest Tour

New Forest Tour Bus

Open-top tours call at Beaulieu seven times a day between 28 June to 14 September 2014.

The New Forest Tour links Beaulieu with Hythe Ferry (for Southampton), Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst (rail station) and Lymington. Beaulieu is on the Green Route – one of three routes around the whole of the New Forest National Park – with great views and an entertaining audio commentary. Tickets are valid all day on all routes and you can hop on and off wherever you like. Visitors arriving on the Tour Bus will enjoy 20% off entry to the Beaulieu attraction when you show a New Forest Tour ticket. For full details of routes and times visit New Forest Tour 

Beach Bus

Alternatively you can take the Beach Bus, a special summer holiday service, that runs hourly every day from 26 July to 31 August 2014. You can catch the Beach Bus to Beaulieu and Buckler’s Hard from Lymington or Hythe Ferry (for Southampton). Tickets cost just £6 (£3 child) and include a 20% discount on entry to Beaulieu.  For full details visit www.thebeachbus.info

 

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.