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Summer Living History

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See historic vehicles in action

Join us for a fun-filled family day out this summer, as a fascinating programme of living history brings Beaulieu to life with the sights and sounds of the past…

Step back in time and explore over 800 years of history with special talks and tours taking place every day throughout the school holidays.

Watch FALCONRY Displays

See falconry in action and learn about the history, care and training of these magnificent birds.

Play Traditional GAMES

Have good old-fashioned fun with Victorian games on the lawns of Palace House.

Follow the Quiz Trail

Pick up our fun family trail - can you find all the answers?


See veteran and vintage vehicles driving around the grounds with their occupants dressed in period costumes.

Enjoy Victorian MUSIC

Listen as the pianist performs renditions of popular musical pieces from a bygone era.

Dress up as a monk

Dress up as a monk and join a guided tour in Beaulieu Abbey.

*Please note the historic motors will not be running on 4, 5, 6 & 7 August and 2 & 3 September. 

We regret that the Penny Farthing won't be running this summer.

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Plus... Creative Fun in the National Motor Museum

Take part in free creative activities inspired by the museum's Automotive Steampunk themed project.

Available Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1 - 24 August, 11am - 3pm.

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10 Reasons To Visit Beaulieu This Summer

10 Reasons To Visit This Summer

From a refreshed World of Top Gear and an exciting new Wacky Record Breakers summer exhibition to a restored Victorian Kitchen and a Ford Mustang that you can colour... there's nothing like Beaulieu for a fun packed summer!

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You can enjoy all that Beaulieu has to offer on one great value ticket... Your entry will include admission to all the Beaulieu attractions including; The National Motor Museum, World of Top Gear, Palace House, Beaulieu Abbey and more.


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Please note timings and content may vary. We reserve the right to amend the programme without warning as circumstances dictate.

Perfect place to travel back in time!

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Best falconry display we have seen!

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