Group Visits

To complement a visit to Buckler's Hard, groups can enjoy the River Cruise and themed tours to discover more about this fascinating 18th century village, untouched by the passage of time. 

Browse through our latest Groups Brochure below or click here to download your copy.

Beaulieu River Cruises - 30 minutes

Beaulieu River Cruises

Between Easter and October, this tranquil 30 minue cruise wends its way along the Beaulieu River, accompanied by commentary which reveals the history and wildlife that inhabits its picturesque banks. 

Heart of Oak Themed Tour - 1 hour

Heart of Oak Themed Tour

Step back in time to the 1790s to meet an inhabitant of Buckler's Hard. As they delve into the shipbuilding history of the village, you'll find out how the ships they built bolstered Nelson's fleet.

It’s a ‘Hard’ Life - 1 hour

It's A Hard Life TourDuring its heyday Buckler's Hard was a hive of industry, with a wide range of professions and tradesmen living side by side with their families in a tight knit community. What was daily life really like for those at the top - the Shipwright - and those less well off - like the Labourer?




Group admission rates

Admission price includes entrance to the historic village and waterfront, Maritime Museum and Buckler’s Hard Story, the shipbuilder's cottages and all day car parking. Group admission rates apply to 15 or more people. The Heart of Oak and It's a 'Hard Life' themed tour costs £30 per group, up to a maximum of 20 people or part thereof.

2017 admission rates:

  Adult Senior Child Student
Buckler's Hard - Village only £5.95 £4.80 £3.95 £4.20
Buckler’s Hard and River Cruise £9.45 £8.20 £6.80 £7.40
Beaulieu & Buckler's Hard - ex. Cruise £18.95 £16.85 £10.70 £12.35
Beaulieu & Buckler's Hard - inc. Cruise £19.75 £17.75 £11.85 £13.35

These rates apply to groups of at least 15 persons.

Child rates apply to children aged 5 - 12 inclusive.

Student rates apply to children aged 13 - 17 inclusive.

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Tel: 01590 614645