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The Beaulieu attraction grounds and gardens are now open to visitors. Pre-book tickets here.

Hot Rod and Custom Show


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Admire some incredible motors including Hot Rods, custom cars, American cars and more

We are pleased to announce the return of Hot Rod and Custom in 2021 on 20th June. The South’s biggest Hot Rod and Custom event features hundreds of cool, colourful, custom cars, live music and hip entertainment throughout the day!

We will run Hot Rod and Custom in a covid-secure way in 2021. More details including features and ticket details will be announced soon. Sign up to our event e-newsletter for all the latest information.

Amazing vehicles

Hot Rods, Customs, American Muscle, Chops & Bobbers will be among the hundreds of vehicles on display.

You can expect a stunning display of American motors from our local club sponsors, Solent Renegades. From classic Camaros to modern Mustangs, can you spot your dream car?

If you own a Hot Rod, Custom, American vehicle, Custom Bike or pre-1980 Classic and want to display it at our show, visit our Participant Information.

live entertainment

We have a wide range of entertainment taking place throughout the weekend. Live music will feature throughout the day from:

The Bandits

Company B

vintage Pop-Up

The Vintage Pop-Up will be choc-a-block with a variety of high-quality vintage traders celebrating decades of all things vintage. It will be an opportunity to purchase unique items from the 1920s. Please note, the Vintage Pop-Up will be an outdoor trading element of the show in 2021.

Prize giving

Prizes will be awarded for Best Custom, Best American, Best Hot Rod, Best Bike and Best in Show.

Prize giving will take place on a Sunday afternoon.


visiting or taking part

Tickets can be purchased in advance online. If you own a Custom, Hot Rod, American Classic, Custom Motorcycles or pre-1980s Classic and would be interested in taking part in the event please see the participant section for more information.


Participant prices are only valid if arriving in a qualifying vehicle and taking part in the event. They are not valid for those arriving on foot.

Standard admission fee applies for all other visitors.

Cars cannot leave and re-enter the grounds for the event without a further fee being paid to cover all occupants.

Adult Child
Participants - Advance* £10 £5
Visitors Normal admission applies.

Buy Tickets


All of our events will be ran in a Covid-secure way in 2021, based on the guidance in place at the time of each event.

Don’t forget your ticket includes entry into all of the Beaulieu Attractions, please see the Visitor Safety Promise for more details on our COVID-19 safety measures across the site.


As well as being an opportunity to see an hundreds of cool custom cars, there is also the opportunity to enjoy all that Beaulieu has to offer... Your entry will include admission to all the Beaulieu attractions including; The National Motor Museum, World of Top Gear, Little Beaulieu, Palace House, Beaulieu Abbey and more. Please note our indoor spaces will have a limited capacity.

Watch the Video

This video features coverage from a previous Hot Rod and Custom before social distancing.


We are very lucky to be located in the heart of the New Forest however this does offer up some unique hazards on the roads.

Please drive carefully and responsibly when attending our events and be aware of free-roaming animals and cyclists on the roads. Due to the close proximity of our neighbours, please be respectful when entering and leaving the event.

Keep In Touch

For updates on this event and others like it, follow us on our FacebookInstagram and Twitter pages, or join our mailing list to receive our monthly e-newsletters and more.

All of it is brilliant the show, the band and the cars great day out for the family!

  • TripAdvisor
  • June 2019

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