HOW TO NAVIGATE YOUR WAY TO BEAULIEU

Beaulieu is in the heart of the New Forest National Park, not far from Southampton, Bournemouth, Winchester, Salisbury and Portsmouth. Here are a few pieces of handy travel advice to help you get to Beaulieu, whether that be by car, bike, bus or ferry!

Beaulieu’s postcode for your satnav is SO42 7ZN, or you take Junction 2 of the M27 and follow the brown and white tourist signs to Beaulieu and the visitor entrance.

You can park your car for free in the designated car parks which can hold up to 1,000 cars. The venue also has overflow car parks for busier event days. There is also a separate car park for disabled visitors, near to the Visitor Reception.

Visitors driving motorhomes or towing caravans can park their vehicles in the coach park. There are no height restrictions entering or leaving the site.

Be animal aware! The New Forest National Park is home to some amazing animals and Beaulieu shares the roads with horses, donkeys and more. Please read the National Park Authority’s advice for New Forest Drivers and drive carefully on your way to Beaulieu.

The New Forest is a great area to explore by bike. For further information, including details of cycle hire operators, visit the Cycling in the New Forest website.

The London to Weymouth train passes regularly through Brockenhurst, which is the closest main line station to Beaulieu. There is a taxi rank at the station and the cost of a journey to Beaulieu by taxi is approx £20.

Alternatively, why not hire a bike and cycle the seven miles through the New Forest to Beaulieu? Cycle hire details can be found on the New Forest National Park cycle hire information website.

Take the Hythe Ferry across Southampton Water to Hythe, then the 5 mile bus ride to Beaulieu.

Alternatively take the Isle of Wight ferry to Lymington and take a bus to Beaulieu.