Bucklers Hard

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Discover the fascinating story of this unique village on the Beaulieu Estate. Montagu Town, as it was originally known, was founded as a free port for the trading of sugar from the West Indies. Find out why the ambitious plans for a new town were never realised and why its name changed to Bucklers Hard. Learn about the machine gun that fired round and square bullets. See characters from the village at the time of Henry Adams, the Master Shipbuilder who lived and worked at Bucklers Hard.

TypeOverall vote
Famous house:5.9/10
Maritime museum:7.0/10
Cruise:Awaiting 5 votes
Popularity rank: #1298

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M27 exit junction2, follow the brown and white tourist signs towards Beaulieu. At Beaulieu Village, follow the brown and white tourist signs to Bucklers Hard.

Admission

Opening times (July - August):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:30 - 17:3010:30 - 17:3010:30 - 17:3010:30 - 17:3010:30 - 17:3010:30 - 17:3010:30 - 17:30

Opening times (September - October):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:00

Opening times(November - February):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:3010:00 - 16:30
*Closed 25 December

Opening times (March - June):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:00

Prices (Maritime Museum):

Adult

Child

OAP

Family
(2 adults & 2 children)

£5.90£4.30£5.50£17.50

Prices (River Cruise):

Adult

ChildOAPFamily
(2 adults & 2 children)
£4.00£2.50£3.50£12.00

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Contact

Address: The Village Manager,The Maritime Museum, Buckler's Hard, Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7XB, UK
Phone: +44 1590 616203

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