All Ford owners were invited to drive into Beaulieu on Sunday 5th May and park up within the museum complex for what was a superb day out for both Ford owners and enthusiasts.
From custom Fiestas, restored Mk1 Escorts and even the odd Transit, Beaulieu's Simply Ford show is one of the UK's premier Ford events. It was a great opportunity to admire a stunning range of vehicles and to connect with fellow enthusiasts.
All participants had the opportunity to be chosen as the winner of the People’s Choice Award, selected by public vote. Prizes were be awarded to the winner and runners-up.
To see photos of last year's event click here.
The Brabazon Restaurant will be open for bacon rolls, cakes, teas and coffee.
Cars cannot leave and re-enter the grounds for the Simply Rally without a further fee being paid to cover the occupants.
COMING WITH FRIENDS
If you wish to park up alongside your friends, you must all arrive together with individual e-tickets as we are unable to reserve adjacent spaces for later arrivals.
Only 1 e-ticket is produced per order. If you are being joined by friends in separate vehicles, please ensure you make separate orders, or please call 01590 614614 and tickets will be posted to you. A £1 handling charge per order applies when purchased by telephone
BRING THE CLUB!
Pre-booked clubs are welcome at our Simply events. Please contact the Events team at least two weeks prior to the event to reserve your space and provide us with the following information:
- Club Name
- No. of Cars expected to attend (minimum 10 cars)
- Name of Club Organiser
- Contact Number & Email for Organiser
- Any Disability Requirements
Final vehicle numbers will be required two weeks prior to the event. All participants will require one ticket per person. Club Information will be emailed to Club Organisers approximately one week prior to the event.
Clubs are requested to arrive at the same time in order to allow our stewards to park your members faster. Please note that club areas will only be reserved until 10am, after this time the area will be released to other participants. Individual club members arriving after 10am are not guaranteed to be able to join their booked club area.
TICKETS & PRICES
Participant prices are only valid if arriving in an Ford and taking part in the event. They are not valid for those arriving on foot.
Standard admission fee applies for all other visitors. The best time for viewing the Simply rallies is between 10am and 2pm. Visitor entry is from 10am
Tickets can be purchased upon arrival, however we encourage participants to buy tickets in advance online or by calling the Events team on 01590 614614. A £1 handling charge per order applies when purchased by telephone.
DRIVING IN THE NEW FOREST
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.
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WATCH THE VIDEO
This video features coverage from a previous Simply Ford show at Beaulieu
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Are tickets per person or per vehicle?
Tickets are charged per person.
Can I photograph/ film the event?
Whilst Beaulieu welcomes visitors to take their own still images and film whilst at an event, these should be for personal use only and not for commercial resale without the prior consent of Beaulieu. All commercial requests must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to attending an event.
Can I bring my drone?
No, the use of unmanned aerial vehicles or drones by visitors for film and photography purposes whilst on the Beaulieu attraction car parking and other related parkland and grounds is strictly prohibited.
Can I use my return for free?
If you are visiting the event you can use your return for free however it is not valid for those wishing to show their vehicle
Can I use my Gift Aid Pass?
Yes, if you wish to visit the event using your Gift Aid Pass, an upgrade charge is payable at the point of entry. Please note, it is not valid for those wishing to show their vehicle.
For more frequently asked questions please visit our FAQ page.
This was my 7th year at Simply Ford and it is one of my favourite shows of the year!
Attended Simply Ford for the 3rd year running with the focus enthusiasts and had a fantastic day, very well organised.