Beaulieu is excited to announce its calendar of events for 2022 with 16 simply rallies part of a feast of motoring entertainment. For those planning on taking part in our Simply Rallies, we’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions for your assistance.
I haven’t received an attachment with my email after purchasing my participant tickets?
You will not receive a pdf attachment with your email as your tickets are now included in the email sent to you. If you “Download all Pictures” within the email then your will see your unique barcode which will be scanned upon arrival however, if you have any trouble viewing this barcode, then please make a note of your booking reference number which can be used on the day instead.
Can I turn up and pay on the day?
We advise all participants to pre-book their tickets online to reduce contact with staff, as well as speeding up arrivals. Tickets will be available to purchase online until 2pm on the day of the Simply rally when admission closes. We will have the facility to take card payments on the day.
Please note tickets are per person and tickets must be purchased to cover all occupants of a vehicle.
Will tickets sell out?
Our Simply rallies are due to go ahead without capacity limits in place, as such tickets should not sell out. Please ensure that you do pre-book your ticket online in advance.
When do your Early Bird tickets go up to the standard price?
You can benefit by purchasing our Early Bird participant tickets which are on sale until 31st March 2022. Please visit each specific Simply webpage for further ticket information and to buy tickets.
Can I buy an extra ticket on the day for an additional passenger?
Yes, tickets will remain on sale online on the day of the event and additional tickets can be purchased online until admission closes at 2pm. Please ensure that everyone arriving in your vehicle has a ticket. We will take card payments on the day but advise purchasing in advance.
Do I need to print my ticket?
Yes, we ask that all participants print their tickets so these can be scanned on the entrance gate, so that any contact is kept to a minimum. If you cannot print your ticket, please ensure that you have your tickets ready to be scanned on a mobile phone or tablet on arrival. Please ensure you have downloaded your ticket in advance of arriving at Beaulieu in case of network connection issues on arrival.
Will I have access to the Beaulieu attraction?
Yes, your Simply ticket includes entry to the Beaulieu attraction.
What time can I arrive?
Please see each specific Simply webpage or your tickets for arrival times as these do differ for each Simply event. Please do not arrive prior to the arrival time as no facilities will be open.
Arrivals for participants are up until 2pm.
What time can I leave?
Vehicles are able to leave at any point during the day but please note that once you leave you will not be able to re-enter the event and attraction. Your tickets do include entry into all of the Beaulieu attraction from opening at 10am until closing.
Our People’s Choice award will take place at 2pm on each Simply Rally and we recommend remaining until after this time in case you have been selected as one of the top 3 vehicles.
Please note: We do ask for vehicles not to leave during peak arrival time of participating vehicles as two entry lanes may be in operation.
Does my vehicle qualify?
For each Simply Rally you must be arriving in the relevant vehicle for that specific Simply in order to purchase participant tickets. Such as at Simply Ford, all Ford vehicles (any age and condition) are welcome. Please visit the relevant Simply pages for details of which vehicle qualifies for each Simply. If you are unsure, please email us at email@example.com with your vehicle details and which event you wish to attend as a participant.
Please note: if you arrive on the day in a vehicle that does not qualify for that specific Simply event, you will be directed to park within the visitor car parks and enter as a visitor through our visitor reception, an upgrade fee will apply.
Can I book a club stand?
Yes, we will be taking club stand bookings for all Simply rallies.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with details of the Simply you require a club stand for, club name, club contact, email, telephone and number of cars expected.
Where will I be parked?
The majority of our parking for Simply participant vehicles is on grass within the Beaulieu attraction. There is limited hard standing spaces available and we cannot guarantee where you will be parked on the day.
My vehicle has broken down but I would still like to visit?
If your participant vehicle has broken down but you would still like to visit, then you are able to pay an upgrade fee on the day of the Simply rally in our Visitor Reception. Participant tickets are only valid if arriving in a relevant marque vehicle for each Simply rally, i.e. A Ford at Simply Ford. The upgrade ticket will be the difference from your participant ticket to the advanced general admission. Please bring your participant tickets with you on the day. Parking will be in the visitor car parks.
Can I use my Friends of the National Motor Museum Pass?
Yes, pass holders can pre-order tickets online through the relevant Simply page. Please make sure you also bring your membership card with you on the day with your tickets. The usual allowance of tickets applies to NMMT passes.
Can I use my B100 pass?
Yes, pass holders can pre-order tickets online through the relevant Simply page. Please make sure you also bring your membership card with you on the day with your tickets. The usual allowance of tickets applies to B100 passes.
Additional safety measures for Simply rallies.
All of our Simply rallies will continue to be held in a Covid-secure way in 2022 based on the restrictions and guidance in place at the time of each event. Please visit our Visitor Safety Promise for up to date information: https://www.beaulieu.co.uk/plan-your-visit/visitor-safety-promise/
Are the toilet facilities open?
We will have our toilets open for visitors, one beneath the Brabazon Restaurant and the other near to the Abbey Domus. At our larger Simply Rallies, our parkland toilets will also be open.
All facilities will be monitored and cleaned regularly for your safety. Please use the hand sanitising stations before entering, wash your hands for a full 20 seconds, and sanitise again upon leaving.
Will we be able to buy food and drink onsite?
You will be able to purchase food and drink from an outdoor catering unit* as well as the onsite Brabazon restaurant.
*please note, catering units are not available at all Simply Rallies
Can we bring our own picnic?
You are very welcome to bring your own picnic to enjoy during your visit. A number of picnic benches will be dotted around at safe distances for your use, or you can bring a picnic blanket and find a shady spot to relax. We ask that you do not use any form of BBQ and dispose of your rubbish in a bin.
What other safety and hygiene measures will you be taking to make me feel safe on my visit?
We have developed a Visitor Safety Promise, which can be read here
What will happen if the Simply is cancelled?
If the simply rally cannot go ahead, we will contact all ticket holders to let them know and advise on the next steps we will take with their booking.
If I become unwell before my visit what should I do?
Please do not visit if you are testing positive for Covid-19. If this is the case and you have a ticket to an upcoming Simply rally, please email email@example.com as soon as possible and the events team will be able to deal with your booking for you. We will require proof of a positive test (NHS text or email notification) within 48 hours after the event for consideration of a refund.
Your tickets also include entry into all of the Beaulieu Attraction, please also visit our Attraction FAQ’s which may help answer your query about visiting Beaulieu: https://www.beaulieu.co.uk/faqs/