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The 2017 Beaulieu Lights Switch-On

The Beaulieu Christmas Lights Switch on- Saturday 25th November 2017


Please Note-this is not our the usual Victorian Night.


The next Beaulieu Victorian Night will be held on Saturday 24th November 2018

Fireworks Spectacular 28th October 2017



One of the largest firework displays in the south, choreographed to music with a range of entertainment for the whole family.

Arrive early and enjoy the attractions of Beaulieu before fireworks and live entertainment. For a great value extra charge enjoy old time fairground entertainments, including a big wheel, gallopers and a coconut shy. We're all set to make this a firework party to remember.


  • Explosive 20 minute firework display set to a 'Beaulieu does Broadway' theme.
  • Presented by Wave 105's Rick Jackson and Michael Coombes
  • Traditional fairground rides, including big wheel, gallopers, coconut shy, children's swing boats and more.
  • Live entertainment from local band 'Subdued'

Please note: Extra charges apply to Fairground entertainment & Beaulieu Rides and Drives. All event details are provisional and subject to change. We advise you to bring cash with you as most rides and food outlets only accept cash. Extra cash facilities will be available (charges apply)

October Half Term in the Motor Museum

October Half Term Artwork


Discover the fantasy and folklore of Halloween at Beaulieu this October half-term!

Join us from 21 - 29 October to see harvest festival-themed decorations in Palace House and take part in activities and traditional fun for all the family celebrating the magic of autumn.


Head to the Victorian Kitchen to watch the cook bake soul cakes, a traditional autumn recipe.


Younger visitors can have their face painted with a ghoulish design. What will you choose to be?*


Follow the All Hallows trail to discover fascinating seasonal facts and learn about the origins and folklore of Halloween and All Hallows Day.

Spot Mythical Creatures

Tiptoe along the Mill Pond Walk to find fairy doors. Plus see magnificent tree carvings of a griffin, the Hydra and the mythical Green Man.


Search for the spiders that are hiding across the attraction, from the National Motor Museum to Beaulieu Abbey and Palace House – can you spot where these eight-legged critters have gone?

GET CREATIVE with crafts

Discover your creative side with special arts and crafts activities to get stuck into.


Autumn is the time to watch out for restless spirits and ghosts have often been seen and heard in Palace House over the centuries. Listen to costumed guides as they tell chilling ghost stories from the past.

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

*Face painting will finish at 3pm on Saturday 28th October due to the Fireworks Spectacular event.