Buckler's Hard is situated in Hampshire in the heart of the New Forest. We're not far from Bournemouth and Southampton and there's easy access from London. Here are some hints to help you get here!
Our postcode for your satnav is SO42 7XB.
Take M27 exit junction 2 and follow the brown and white tourist signs towards Beaulieu. At Beaulieu Village, follow the brown and white tourist signs to Buckler's Hard.
Your admission ticket to Buckler’s Hard includes free all-day parking in our visitor car park.
There are designated spaces for disabled visitors.
Visitors driving motorhomes or towing caravans can park their vehicles in the coach park. There are no height restrictions entering or leaving the site. Please note there is no overnight camping other than as part of an organised caravan rally.
by public transport
Travel by train, ferry or bus for all or part of your journey to Buckler's Hard and we'll reward you with 20% off our standard admission. Simply present your travel tickets on arrival, valid on the day of your visit, to claim your discount. Please note this cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, including discounted family tickets or the river cruise.
Beach Bus (23 July - 2 Sept)
The Beach Bus links Buckler's Hard with Hythe Ferry (for Southampton), Beaulieu and Lymington. Tickets are valid all day and you can hop on and off wherever you like. For timetables and ticket information visit the Beach Bus website.
Take the train from London Waterloo to Brockenhurst. There's a taxi rank at Brockenhurst station and the cost of a journey to Buckler's Hard by taxi currently costs approximately £20. Or why not hire a bike and enjoy a bike trip across the New Forest?
It’s great to explore the New Forest by bike and bike racks are provided in the coach park, adjacent to the main car park. For further information, including details of cycle hire operators, visit the Cycling in the New Forest website.
Where to stay
There is a range of accommodation available within the New Forest area and the immediate surroundings of Buckler’s Hard. Visit the New Forest Tourism website for details.
The Master Builders House Hotel, on the high street of Buckler's Hard, dates back to the 18th century, and sits in a peaceful location on the banks of the Beaulieu River.