Sabotage and subversion in the heart of the New Forest

New Forest, Hampshire

Shhh! Your mission is to head to the Second World War Secret Army ‘finishing school’ in the serene New Forest village of Beaulieu.

The Beaulieu Estate, home to the National Motor Museum, was also secretly home to British and overseas members of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) who completed their training there. The Secret Army Exhibition gives an insight into the training schools, instructors, secret agents and unsung heroes of the SOE, many of whom did not return from occupied Europe after leaving Beaulieu.

Find out about their secret missions and don’t miss the learning zone for younger visitors. Your ticket also gives you entry to the motor museum including the World of Top Gear exhibition, and Palace House, Beaulieu Abbey and a ride on the monorail.

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For more local tourist information:

  • Lyndhurst & New Forest Tic
  • Email Address [email protected]
  • Contact Details 023 8028 2269 / 023 8028 5492

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BInside Beaulieu National Motor Museum © Beaulieu National Motor Museum
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