Beaulieu offers plenty of opportunities for exhilarating outdoor activities and exciting adventures.
Walkers and cyclists can walk or cycle the two miles along the picturesque Beaulieu River between Beaulieu village or the National Motor Museum towards Buckler’s Hard.
Other activities include kayaking, canoeing, bushcraft, archery, bird-watching and more.
Hatchet Pond, an ideal location for spotting New Forest ponies and a great place for picnics, is the largest area of fresh water in the New Forest National Park.
Horticulturalists, gardeners and anyone who loves nature must visit Exbury Gardens to experience a spectacular wealth of colours, expecially in late spring when the rhododendrons and azaleas are in full bloom.
The miniature steam railway is also a great attraction for visitors of all ages to enjoy.
Beaulieu Chocolate Studio in the centre of Beaulieu is a particularly great place to sample great tasting souvenirs.
To the south, in addition to the renowned yachting centre of Lymington, there are attractive beaches at Milford on Sea and Barton on Sea, along with the larger resort of Bournemouth.
With so much to do and see in and around Beaulieu, you will need somewhere comfortable to relax at the end of a busy, sight-seeing day.
Leygreen Farmhouse is the ideal retreat, offering spacious, comfortable rooms and a magnificent choice of home-cooked breakfasts to round off a wonderful stay.