Buckler's Hard

Buckler's Hard

Buckler's Hard
New Forest
SO42 7XB

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Opening Times

Summer Opening (9 Apr 2024 - 30 Sept 2024)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

* Buckler's Hard is open seven days per week, excluding Christmas Day.

For visitors arriving by car, the car park will open at 10am with last entry at 5pm. The exit gates will be locked at 8pm. Last admission to the indoor areas of the village is 30 minutes prior to closing time.

Map & Directions

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Road Directions

By Road
From London take the M3, then the M27 westbound, exiting at Junction 2 on to the A326. Follow the brown and white tourist signs for either Beaulieu or the National Motor Museum. At Beaulieu Village, follow the brown and white tourist signs to Buckler’s Hard. The approximate travel time from London is 2 hours.

Public Transport Directions

Travel to Buckers Hard by public transport and you will receive 20% discount off your standard admission.

Public transport to Buckers Hard varies seasonally, please check Buckler's Hard travel page for the latest information by website clicking the link at the top of this page.

Guide Prices

Entry to the village is free (a parking charge applies). A small admission charge applies for Buckler’s Hard Museum and River Cruise. See the Bucklers Hard website for current prices.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • mikesC9356PK
      Brighton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Lovely spot, ignore the moaners
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 23rd October 2023
      Visited with a four year old who really enjoyed the boat trip and a mooch around the rest of the place. Museum was fascinating and well worth the price. Ignore those who moan about paying for... Read full review
    • WealdenWanderer
      Wadhurst, United Kingdom
      How to present history
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 29th October 2023
      We began with the excellent museum which covers a number of quite different topics - above all shipbuilding in the village - clearly, well and engagingly. And in all in a relatively small area. Could... Read full review
    • Voyage37581589978
      Oxford, United Kingdom
      Winter Visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 6th December 2023
      A cold winter day but much less busy than the popular summer days. Plenty of time to explore the museum and open houses. Coffee at the Captains Table was a good winter warmer and we enjoyed the walk... Read full review


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