Historic Building in Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst & Around


Petrolheads, historians and ghost-hunters gravitate to Beaulieu (bew-lee) – a vintage car museum, stately home and tourist complex centred on a 13th-century Cistercian monastery. Motor-maniacs will be in raptures at…
Museum in Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst & Around

New Forest Museum

Features a local labourer's cottage (complete with socks drying beside the fire), potato dibbles and a cider press. The minifilm makes for an accessible introduction to the park – listen too for recordings of the au…
Museum in Lymington

St Barbe Museum

Explores tales of boatbuilders, sailors, smugglers, salt-makers and farmers through a mix of models, hands-on displays and artefacts. The museum was closed at the time of writing for a £2-million revamp but due to r…
Museum in Buckler's Hard

Buckler's Hard Story

The hamlet's fascinating Maritime Museum and heritage centre chart the inlet's shipbuilding history and role in WWII, and feature immaculately preserved 18th-century labourers' cottages.