See the past come alive at Buckler's Hard this May half-term, including a special weekend event to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
Join us for an action-packed start to May half-term with a special weekend event (25 & 26 May) to commemorate D-Day 75. Then join us throughout the rest of the May half-term for even more fun activities.
Throughout May Half-Term (Sat 25 May - Sun 2 June)
Join a Living History Tour
Join our costumed guides throughout May half-term (25 May - 2 June) to hear stories from the time of Master Shipbuilder, Henry Adams.
Follow the Family Quiz Trail
Bring the kids and follow the fun family trail around Buckler's Hard. Plus get hands-on with our other activities for kids.
Catch a River Cruise
Discover the history of the Beaulieu River on a peaceful 30 minute river cruise (additional fee applies). Save time and buy your tickets online in advance.
Discover Maritime History
Visit the Maritime Museum to discover the role Bucklers' Hard played in Britain's shipbuilding history, and learn about the vessels built here for Nelson's Navy.
Relax by the river
Escape the hustle and bustle of modern life. Take a stroll along the riverside paths or simply sit and admire the view.
Tuck into a Cream Tea
Round off your trip with a cream tea in the Captain's Cabin Tea Rooms. Or why not treat yourself to a light lunch and a steaming hot chocolate?
Thank you to everyone who joined us for this wonderful event! We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.
We saw a unique performance from the Portsmouth Model Boat Display Team as model tanks stormed a 45 square foot replica of a Normandy village.
HMS Medusa Tours
We were delighted to welcome harbour defence motor launch HMS Medusa to the Beaulieu River. HMS Medusa helped to clear the way to Omaha Beach for D-Day and has more recently starred in Kenneth Branagh's Dunkirk movie.
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Buy your tickets online at least one day in advance to benefit from some great savings. Need more information before you book? Plan your visit or check our FAQs.
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