Buckler's Hard

Buckler's Hard

Buckler's Hard
New Forest
SO42 7XB

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Opening Times

Summer Opening (25 Mar 2022 - 30 Sept 2022)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Winter Opening (1 Oct 2022 - 24 Mar 2023)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

* The attraction is open every day of the year except Christmas Day as indicated. Open daily from 10am. Last entry to the car park is 5pm. Exit gates are locked at 8pm.

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 the Maritime Museum and River Cruise. See the Bucklers Hard website for current prices.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Y2339KGpaulw
      Brighton, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Buckler’s Hard
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 23rd April 2022
      Well laid out museum and helpful friendly staff, well worth a visit, beautiful views too. Very good value for you money Read full review
    • vinaydesaitravel
      Watford, United Kingdom
      Well worth visiting, but only if you're doing the boat trip
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 23rd April 2022
      It's a really pleasant place, but you'll enjoy it so much more if you pay for the boat trip. For me, it's the main reason to visit. The captain was really knowledgeable and cruising up the Beaulieu... Read full review
    • rondogsusans
      Don't bother
      1 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 12th May 2022
      Was going to visit buckles hard as I have done on numerous occasions before pandemic but was appalled to discover that you now have to pay an extortionate fee to park before you can even access... Read full review


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