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Beaulieu National Motor Museum

Beaulieu National Motor Museum

The world renowned National Motor Museum at Beaulieu has over 250 vehicles from every motoring era including family favourites such as Mr Bean's green mini, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Del Boy's Reliant Regal.

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It is also now home to the world of Top Gear Enormodrome where you can see actual cars from some of Jeremy, Richard and James' most ambitious challenges and exclusive footage from behind the scenes in the Top Gear production zone.  

62_palacehouse-rightside.jpgPalace House is set in glorious grounds and gardens with immaculate spreading lawns and walkways overlooking the Beaulieu River.  Formerly the 13th century Great Gatehouse of Beaulieu Abbey,it has been in Lord Montagu's family ownership since 1538.  Still lived in by the present Lord Montagu Palace House remains a  family home, but is open to visitors where the many treasures, portraits and memorabilia can be viewed.  

Beaulieu Abbey was founded in 1204 by Cistercian monks on land given to them by King John. Although much was destroyed at the time of the Dissolution of the Monasteries during the reign of Henry VIII, there is still much for visitors to see today. Walk through the serene Cloisters and Herb Garden of this picturesque 13th century Abbey and view a film and an exhibition of the daily life of its Cistercian Monk founders.   Along with the World of Top Gear Exhibition, you can also see the James Bond Exhibition and Secret Army Exhibition.  Enjoy a ride on the monorail to get a great view of the Beaulieu grounds, or ride the veteran bus, a replica 1912 London Bus.  Other attractions include 'Wheels' a pod ride through 100 years of motoring history, Go Karts in the summer and mini motorised cars for the kids to  drive.  Dine in the Brabazon Restaurant or bring a picnic to eat at one of the many picnic tables or under cover of the all weather dining area.

Admission

For current admission information, please visit the Beaulieu website.

Directions

Beaulieu is situated in the south of England, in the New Forest between Bournemouth and Southampton, with easy access from London and the Home Counties. By Road- M27 exit junction2, follow the brown and white tourist signs towards Beaulieu.   Sat nav postcode is SO42 7ZN, however please follow brown signage when in vicinity.  

Opening Times

 

 

The attraction is open every day of the year except Christmas Day as indicated below.
 
10.00am - 5.00pm - 1st October to 1st June
 
10.00am - 6.00pm - 2nd June to 30th September

Locations

Beaulieu, New Forest, Southampton, Hampshire, SO42 7ZN

 
  01590 612345    
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