This unusual venue shows off England’s history of motoring from the 1890s to present day, all set in the grounds of an abbey founded in 1204 by Cistercian Monks. Everyone will find a car they love on display here where TV and movie favourites driven by the likes of Mr Bean, Harry Potter and James Bond can be spotted.
The museum provides the exclusive opportunity to have dinner with the cars – up to 200 guests can be seated among the motors on display for a banqueting event to remember. Everyone will have plenty to talk about during drinks receptions in the James Bond vehicle displays.
For more traditional surroundings, opt for the great gatehouse of Beaulieu Abbey – Palace House – home of the Montagu family since 1538. In the abbey cloisters is the magical setting of the 800-year-old Domus, the only other remaining building of the original monastery. All venues are open to meeting planners.