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February Half-Term Terms & Conditions

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Get inventive this half-term!

Thank you for entering our competition to win a family ticket to Hands-On Half-Term!

Whilst you're here, check out what we're up to this February Half-Term (16-24 February)...

To celebrate our Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 50 Years exhibition, we're inviting visitors to follow in the footsteps of Chitty's on-screen creator Caractacus Potts and dream up their own magical inventions.

Pick up your Hands-On Half Term Travel Log to create memories from your visit and complete the fun activities inside. Makes sure you collect your stamp as you visit each area of the attraction. Will you be able to collect them all?

Rowland Emmett invention in Coggins' Garage


Step inside Coggins' Garage to see the amazingly inventive machines featured in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

Balloon car

Build your own balloon car

Visit the National Motor Museum to colour in and customise your creation. Then blow up the balloon and watch your car zoom into action!

Discover curious gadgets

Put your detective skills to work in Palace House to work out how strange gadgets from the 19th century were used.

Design a wacky invention

Take a pit stop in the Brabazon Restaurant and put pen to paper to design your own invention before enjoying a Toot Sweet treat!

Became a Medieval Builder

Visit Beaulieu Abbey to pick up some medieval building tips and learn how to make an arch. You can even try on a monk's habit.

See Chitty in action

You might be lucky enough to see a Chitty Chitty Bang Bang reconstruction being driven around the grounds (weather dependent).

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

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 50 years

Explore the Chitty exhibition

Visit the National Motor Museum to see props, costumes and original costumes from the film... and meet the four-wheeled stars!

Find out more

Gift Shop: Special Offer

For half-term, all visitors will also be given a free DVD or CD of the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang stage show when they spend £5 or more in the Beaulieu gift shops.*

* One DVD or CD is offered per transaction, subject to availability.

For Britain and For The Hell of It Display in the National Motor Museum

All Included in your beaulieu ticket!

All of our school holiday activities are included in your general admission ticket, which gives entry to all the Beaulieu attractions, including The National Motor Museum, World of Top Gear, Palace House, Beaulieu Abbey and more.

Ticket prices & information

For Kids


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Fantastic day at Beaulieu today - so much to do with an 8 year old girl, my granddaughter, she loved every activity and filling in her trail book.

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