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Bucklers Hard Village

Place to visit
Right on the banks of the Beaulieu River, in the New Forest, Buckler's Hard is an 18th century shipbuilding village, which is now a major visitor attraction, featuring a maritime museum and reconstructed period cottage interiors.

Where is Bucklers Hard Village located?

In the heart of the New Forest in Hampshire, Buckler's Hard enjoys easy access to Bournemouth, Southampton and London.

Details on what activities are available at Bucklers Hard Village?

Buckler's Hard is a peaceful spot on the banks of the Beaulieu River. Visitors can explore the maritime museum, or discover how a shipwright's family would have lived over 250 years ago. During the summer months, visitors can also take a river cruise.

Things to do in the local area?

The New Forest offers a unique experience, with New Forest ponies, cows and donkeys all free to roam the landscape and the chocolate-box villages. As well as Buckler's Hard, there are many other attractions to discover locally.

Other Information

The Captain's Cabin Tea Rooms offers cream teas, light lunches and all-day snacks.

Top facilities

Parking Available


Facilities & information


Child friendly



Parking Available


Extra info

Open Times: Daily from 10:0 Closing times vary. Closed Xmas Day.

Price Details: Please see website.

Arrival information and directions

Address: Maritime Museum, Bucklers Hard, Beaulieu, Hampshire, BeaulieuSO42 7XB, United Kingdom

3 miles from Beaulieu, follow brown signs

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