• Over 150 VW's arrived at Beaulieu to start their sixth annual New Forest Santa Run in 2018, taking toys and craft items to Southampton General Hospital Piam Brown Unit which cares for children up to the age of 18 with cancer.

    The charity run was so successful that not only were presents gathered for the Piam Brown unit for children and teenagers with cancer and haematological disorders, but there were enough gifts for children spending December in other wards across the whole hospital.

    The event is open to all classic and custom VWs who are participating in the Santa Run; from split-screens, Beetles, buggies, golfs and caddies to T4s and T5s.

    In 2018 prizes were given to the most eye-catching participants who entered into the Christmas spirit, with jolly festive costumes for themselves and their VWs: Best Dressed Family, Best Dressed Dog and Best Dressed Van.



The New Forest VW Santa Run will visit Beaulieu...

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The New Forest VW Santa Run returns to Beaulieu for its seventh year on Sunday 1st December 2019.


Please note, the convoy will be departing for Southampton Hospital from Beaulieu at approximately 11.15am. If you wish to see the display you must arrive before this time. Visitor admission is from 10.00am.

For further details on participating in the event, please visit the Santa Run Facebook page.


There is a special rate for those participating in the event with an appropriate vehicle. Standard admission applies for all other visitors. Visitor tickets can be purchased in advance online or on arrival. A £1 handling charge per order applies when purchased by telephone.


As well as being an opportunity to view an array of VWs, there is also the opportunity to enjoy all that Beaulieu has to offer... Your entry will include admission to all the Beaulieu attractions including; The National Motor Museum, World of Top Gear, Place House, Beaulieu Abbey and more.

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