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Beaulieu National Motor Museum

Beaulieu | John Montagu Building, Beaulieu, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZN, England
+44 1590 612345
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Lots to appeal to all ages.

Fun ride on the mono rail, then the Top Gear experience . A delicious coffee to warm us and then a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
angela b
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Colchester, United Kingdom
Excellent place to visit

We visited as a group of friends and we all agreed we had a wonderful day out Lots of things to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Justin W
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Anthorn, null, United Kingdom
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In the heart of the glorious New Forest, Beaulieu is one of the South's top visitor attractions. Here you will find the National Motor Museum, home to over 250 vehicles telling the history of motoring. You can also visit Palace House and Gardens, home of the Montagu family since 1538, the remains of Beaulieu Abbey and World of Top Gear where you can see some of the vehicles from Jeremy, James and Richard's most ambitious challenges. Ride on the high level Monorail or climb aboard the replica 1912 open top London bus for a fun way to see Beaulieu's sights.
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Beaulieu | John Montagu Building, Beaulieu, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fun ride on the mono rail, then the Top Gear experience . A delicious coffee to warm us and then a fascinating look round the main motor museum. We then enjoyed the Palace which is beautifully preserved and on a cold November day had roaring...More

Thank angela b
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited as a group of friends and we all agreed we had a wonderful day out Lots of things to see and do we laughed and even saw cars we had when we were young It is very well laid and with the cars,secret...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 3 days ago

As well as the main museum which holds a vast array of vehicles from the c19th to the c21st there will be something to capture everyone's memories and imagination from steam driven vehicles that pioneered the way to up to date Ferraris and lots in...More

Thank Ray P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Being in the area for the week, I thought I'd treat my family to a visit to Beaulieu. Booking the tickets online the day before (bit cheaper) I was a bit surprised at the cost and not sure how long the visit would take. As...More

Thank stephen0654
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Always love coming here, have done for years. The staff are exceptional, always so impressed with how how good the FOH staff are. Plenty to do for all the family, even if some of it does feel a little dated, there is plenty on new...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cars, bikes, Wartime spies, abbey, palace, open top bus & monorail. What more can I say. Excellent day, well worth the money. Never boring. You do not have to be a car enthusiast to enjoy this place. One black spot was the Top Gear display....More

Thank Michael S
Beaulieu_Hampshire, Public Relations Manager at Beaulieu National Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We’re so pleased you enjoyed your visit but sorry to read your comments about the World of Top Gear. The new-look display does includes fresh exhibits from the recent series and the Enormodrome gives visitors the chance to experience what it’s like inside the Top...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here in November so it was quite cold. Plenty of parking spaces even though there were quite a few visitors. Nicely kept place, the cars were lovely and well looked after. Disappointed in the Abby but the house was beautiful. Well kept grounds and...More

Thank Sheila P
Beaulieu_Hampshire, Public Relations Manager at Beaulieu National Motor Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It’s fantastic to hear you enjoyed the National Motor Museum, our team of staff and volunteers take a great deal of care in preserving the magnificent vehicles on display. Although we’re very surprised you were disappointed with your visit to Beaulieu Abbey, as generations of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great day out loved it want to go again bought a yearly ticket so we will be back saw Del Boys van so very happy

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The house was very interesting with the gardens the mono rail takes you to various points of interest. The star of the show was the motor museum was the high point of the day worth at least two hours or more to see all the...More

Thank MICKFBERKS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a friend here for his birthday and he really enjoyed it. To my surprise, so did I. The buildings and grounds are full of history and exremely well maintained. The vehicles in the exhibition very immaculate and lots of them presented in pristine condition....More

Thank Sue H
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Nicola B
16 October 2017|
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Response from Chris L | Reviewed this property |
Take the 2nd day option! Take the tour and ask lots of questions.
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Tracy T
13 October 2017|
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Response from Mike L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can. They cannot enter the museum building itself, but there is an area outside to tie them up. We took ours and there is plenty of outside space for them, they loved it.
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dawnnie_13
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Response from Sozlovesholisays | Reviewed this property |
I think I paid £25 on the website direct !!!!!
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