Group Visits & Tours

Palace House tour

With a range of attractions guaranteed to satisfy a variety of interests, Beaulieu is an ideal destination for group visits to the New Forest.

With a stately home, a world famous motor museum and a 13th century abbey surrounded by picturesque gardens, there are over 800 years of heritage to be seen at this well established and group friendly venue.

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Mary Montagu-Scott in The Art of Belinda, Lady Montagu

The Art of Belinda, Lady Montagu Tour

Join Mary Montagu-Scott, Lord Montagu’s sister, for a special tour of the latest exhibition in Palace House which showcases the painting, drawing and needlework of her mother.

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Looking under the bonnet in the National Motor Museum


The ultimate tour for those wishing to get to grips with the story of motoring on the roads and circuits of Britain.

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the grand tour

An in-depth tour exploring all of the Beaulieu attraction, including Palace House and The Beaulieu Abbey.

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Click here to view our full list of tours. 

*Please note that tours are only available to groups of 15+.

Your admission ticket includes all these attractions… All in one place!

Jack Tucker's Garage in the National Motor Museum

National Motor Museum

Over 280 vehicles tell the story of motoring in Britain from its pioneering origins to the present day.

Palace House at Beaulieu

Palace House

Home of the Montagu family since 1538, Palace House was one of the first stately homes to be opened to the public.

Beaulieu Abbey

Beaulieu Abbey & Exhibition

Once a vast medieval Abbey, the peaceful conserved ruins now include an exhibition on its history.

Wisteria Tunnel

Grounds & Gardens

Lose yourself in Beaulieu’s gardens, from the formality of the Victorian Flower Garden to the serenity of the Mill Pond Walk.

Secret Army Exhibition display at Beaulieu

Secret Army Exhibition

Uncover Beaulieu’s World War Two history as a top secret ‘finishing school’ for members of the Special Operations Executive.

World of Top Gear Indestructible Hilux

World of Top Gear

See iconic vehicles from Top Gear challenges, plus step into the Enormodrome to get a feel for the BBC Top Gear studio.

On Screen Cars

On Screen Cars

The car’s the star in this ever-changing exhibition of TV and film favourites.

Veteran Bus

Monorail and Veteran Bus

Enjoy unlimited rides on the open top Veteran Bus and Britain’s oldest Monorail.

Beaulieu produce in main visitor reception gift shop

Gift Shops

Our well stocked gift shops will ensure you leave with the perfect souvenir.

Group & Coach Driver Benefits

Ideal for excursions from Dorset and Hampshire or day trips from further afield, this great New Forest attraction offers:

  • Generous discount for groups of 15+
  • Range of guided tours
  • Group dining offers for groups who book in advance
  • Free coach parking near to entrance
  • Dedicated group admission desk for minimum fuss on arrival
  • Free admission for coach drivers.

Optional Extras: group Tours & Dining

Guided Tours

Chief Engineer tour in the National Motor Museum

Enhance your visit in the company of one of our expert tour guides.

Group Tours & Talks

Group Dining

Battered fish and chips in the Brabazon Restaurant

Enjoy morning coffee, lunches and afternoon teas.

Group Dining Special Offers

Christmas Lunch

Christmas at Beaulieu

Experience an unforgettable Christmas at Beaulieu.

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Group Prices

Groups of 15+ can take advantage of the following discounted prices:

2024 group prices:

Price Per Person
Adult £18.50
Senior (60+) £17.50
Child (5 – 16) £10.50



Please check our frequently asked questions section.

Booking & InFormation

Please contact us to discuss your needs or request copies of our free Group Brochure.

Click here to view our group Terms and Conditions.

Groups Brochure

Read or download your own copy of the latest Groups brochure.

Where are we?

Beaulieu is in the New Forest National Park, close to the south coast cities of Southampton, Bournemouth, Winchester, Salisbury and Bournemouth.

There is ample free coach parking close to the visitor reception entrance. Our postcode is SO42 7ZN.

Is Beaulieu just for motoring enthusiasts?

Beaulieu is much more than a motor museum – we are also home to Palace House, Grounds & Gardens, Beaulieu Abbey, Little Beaulieu and the Secret Army Exhibition. Plus, your ticket includes unlimited rides on the Monorail and Veteran Bus.

Thank you for the splendid visit yesterday we particularly enjoyed the palace tour the guide was the best we have ever experienced on a guided tour please convey our congratulations to her the head housekeeper or maid she is a special person a real credit to Beaulieu

Our group of people living with dementia and their carers thoroughly enjoyed their afternoon and were very appreciative of the efforts of all involved.