Nature Detectives


Pick up your magnifying glass and put your detective skills to the test this Easter!

From Friday 30th March - Sunday 15th April we're inviting all our visitors to become nature detectives and explore the wonders of the natural world on our bird-themed Easter trail.

Pick up your trail bag and explore our beautiful gardens to collect all the items and complete the activities. If you get stuck the Nature Detective will be on hand to give you some clues!

Go On A Nature Hunt

Collect a trail bag and go hunting for natural treasure in the Beaulieu gardens. Collect all the clues and complete the trail to pick up your Nature Detective bug prize.

Meet the Nature Detective

Come and say hello to the Nature Detective. Make sure you wave as he drives by in his Willys Jeep!

The Nature Detective by his Willys Jeep

Make dough bird shapes

Join Lord Montagu's cook in the Victorian Kitchen and help her create bird shapes out of dough.

See Amazing Tree Carvings

Can you find the tree-top griffin, the magnificent green man or the many-headed serpent?

Griffin Tree Carving at Beaulieu

Free Face Painting

Go incognito with our free nature-themed face painting. Running 11am - 4pm daily.

Fun Easter themed face painting

Bird-Themed Crafts

Join in with bird-making and colouring crafts in Palace House.

Learn about falconry

Find out about the ancient art of falconry in the brand new Abbot's Mews display. You might even be lucky enough to meet Lord Montagu's falconer!

Spot Woodland Fairies

If you tiptoe quietly down the Mill Pond Walk you might be able to spot the homes of the woodland fairies.

Feeling peckish?

Fly over to the Brabazon Restaurant to tuck into seasonal Easter treats. Have a go at the 'Guess the number of eggs' competition for a chance to win a jar of chocolate eggs.

Plus... even more activities over the EASTER WEEKEND

Visit us over the Easter weekend (Friday 30th March - Monday 2nd April) to take part in even more fun activities!

See Vehicles in Action

See amazing historic vehicles from the National Motor Museum motoring around the grounds.

Meet The Easter Bunny

Don't miss your chance to meet the larger-than-life Easter Bunny.

Golden egg hunt

Join the Golden egg hunt at Beaulieu this Easter weekend, from Good Friday March 30th to Monday April 2nd. Find the symbols on the golden eggs hidden around the Beaulieu attraction and crack the code for a chance to win!

The lucky winner of the Golden egg hunt is in for a real treat, with an indulgent overnight stay for two at the Master Builder’s hotel on the picturesque banks of the Beaulieu River. The prizes don’t end there. Four runners-up will each receive a pair of tickets to the Beaulieu Fireworks Spectacular on October 27th.

Terms and conditions:

  • • The prize is based on two people sharing a room on a date to be arranged during 2018.
  • • Dinner in the Riverview restaurant (£30pp)
  • • Bar bill and drinks are not included and will be payable when checking out
  • • The prize is non-transferable and no cash alternative will be given
  • • The competition closes at 5pm on Monday April 2nd. Only entries received before the closing date will be included in the free prize draw
  • • By entering the competition you agree to the use of your details in publicity relating to the competition

The runner-up prize:

  • • Each runner-up will receive two free tickets, valid for entry to the Beaulieu Fireworks Spectacular from 3pm on Saturday 27th October.

Please note: Timings and content may vary. We reserve the right to amend the programme without warning as circumstances dictate.