Further to the Government’s announcement on Wednesday 23rd December, Buckler's Hard will move into Tier 3 on 26th December. It is therefore with great sadness that we must close our doors once more to visitors from 4pm on Christmas Eve.
Further to the Government’s announcement on Saturday 31st October, we will be closing our doors to the Buckler’s Hard visitor attraction, including the Maritime Museum, from Thursday 5th November for the duration of the national lockdown.
A previously untold account of the passengers lost aboard P&O liner SS Persia has gone on sale at Buckler’s Hard, at the same time as a book that narrowly escaped the tragic sinking goes on display in the Maritime Museum.
Historic wooden boats, skirmishes with 18th century soldiers, shipwrightry demonstrations, New Forest artwork and the return of the River Cruise will make an unmissable new season at Buckler’s Hard, as exciting events add to the attractions of the historic maritime village for 2020.
Sailor, author and broadcaster Tom Cunliffe has created a short film exploring the history of Buckler's Hard.
There has been a recent spate of media interest in Buckler’s Hard. In September, a reviewer from the Sunday Times Travel Magazine came on a visit, while a team from VisitBritain made a film to make the River Cruise a Hampshire highlight.
Former Prime Minister Theresa May made the most of her new-found leisure time with a sail along the picturesque Beaulieu River and a visit to Buckler’s Hard over the bank holiday weekend.
The Local Art Scene will be showcasing work by local artists at Buckler's Hard this August.
Step on board Gipsy Moth IV at Buckler’s Hard on Thursday 15th August, with the chance to take a closer look at this record-breaking historic yacht which was sailed by Sir Francis Chichester around the world.
Buckler’s Hard will start the summer with a bumper maritime weekend on July 13th - 14th with the arrival of a tall ship – the full-size replica of Battle of Trafalgar’s HMS Pickle – as well as a model boat display celebrating its proud nautical history.
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