Thrills and Spills at Beaulieu!

Written by: Elmtree Press

Crack codes, see wacky inventions and discover the story of speed at Beaulieu. With over 800 years of history in one place, there’s nothing like it!

Learn about Super Speed
What does it feel like to travel over 400mph? Introduce your pupils to the principles of design and engineering in Speed, a special programme which takes inspiration from the National Motor Museum’s Land Speed Record vehicles, Formula 1 and Rally cars.

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Would you make a good spy? Find out in Covert Operations as pupils take on the role of agents to learn about the role the Special Operations Executive played in the European Resistance. Code breaking and problem solving are just some of the exciting team activities included in the programme.

Discover the Weird & Wacky
Join a journey around the National Motor Museum to lift the lid on some of the more unusual and entertaining aspects of motoring history in Motoring Fun. This exciting programme offers plenty of hands-on fun to bring learning to life as pupils are invited to sound horns, ring bells and model fashions!

All of Beaulieu’s education programmes have been updated to meet the modern curriculum and our award-winning team offer made-to-measure solutions to fit the needs of your group. Home to the National Motor Museum, Palace House, Beaulieu Abbey and The Secret Army Exhibition, themes cover a range of subjects including Science, English, Maths, Design & Technology, Leisure & Tourism, Engineering and Art.

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Take the hassle out of organising your next school trip and allow Beaulieu’s dedicated team of educational specialists to create a made-to-measure programme tailored to your particular requirements.
As holders of the Sandford Award continually since 1978, Beaulieu’s friendly and experienced team will help you create an engaging programme to provide a memorable day for both children and teachers!
With a range of quality attractions covering over 800 years of history, Beaulieu is uniquely placed to offer an extensive variety of learning opportunities. Cross-curricular workshops include subjects such as Science, English, Maths, Design & Technology, Leisure & Tourism, Engineering and Art across all the Beaulieu attractions:
In the National Motor Museum, see over 250 stunning vehicles on display from every motoring era and introduce students to topics such as aerodynamics, social history, engineering and famous inventors.
Visit Palace House and talk to costumed guides about life in a Victorian country house – perfect for pupils studying social and local history.
Liven up Medieval and Tudor study days by visiting the 13th century Beaulieu Abbey. Discover how the Abbey was largely demolished during the Dissolution of the Monasteries and boost engagement with optional hands-on workshops.  
Step into the world of espionage at the Secret Army Exhibition. Learn about spies, evacuees and code breaking in World War II and build problem solving and teamwork skills.
To find out more about Beaulieu’s extensive education programme visit for more information.