Beaulieu - A Review (VERY picture heavy!)

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    I haven't managed to get through the photos for this visit yet, so will add them at a later stage, along with the write up. For now, I thought you might like to see footage of the vintage vehicle parade which is a new thing at Beaulieu this year (hope it continues into future years too!)

     
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      The permanent James Bond vehicle exhibit is worth a visit.

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        Apologies it has taken so long to get back to this! Things have been somewhat hectic.

        Beaulieu is an excellent day out for all the family (and not just petrolheads!), with the Palace House (I am yet to get inside... maybe next time!), the Palace House Gardens and the Abbey.

        Set in the beautiful New Forest, even the journey there is quite pleasant. One note of caution, there are horses and cattle roaming free in the New Forest, that even includes on the roads, so please proceed with extreme care and do not be tempted to rush!

        Accessibility is very good indeed, with mobility scooters available to hire free of charge (pre-booking advised); if you are less able, then there are some things you may not be able to do such as the mono-rail, but to be fair these are few in number.

        The following photos are not in order that you would see exhibits at Beaulieu, but in a general chronological order in terms of vehicle date.

        1898 Constatt Daimler:
        1898 Constatt Daimler.jpg

        1899 Daimler 12 horsepower:
        1899 Daimler 12HP.jpg

        1899 Fiat 3½ horsepower:
        1899 Fiat 3.5HP.jpg

        1899 Renault 1¾ horsepower:
        1899 Renault 1.75HP.jpg

        1903 Cadillac:
        1903 Cadillac.jpg

        1903 Daimler 22 horsepower:
        1903 Daimler 22HP.jpg

        1903 Napier 'Gordon Bennett':
        1903 Napier Gordon Bennett.jpg
        (I just love the name of this one!)

        1904 De Dion Bouton:
        1904 De Dion Bouton 1.jpg
        (Apparently only permitted people are allowed to start these {they have more than one} as they have a habit of breaking people's wrists!)

        Here is another 1904 De Dion Bouton:
        1904 De Dion Bouton.jpg

        1909 Rolls Royce 40/50 Silver Ghost:
        1909 Rolls Royce 40-50HP Silver Ghost.jpg
        This one has got to be one of my all-time favourite cars - just gorgeous!

        1910 Bugatti Type 15:
        1910 Bugatti Type 15.jpg

        1910 Lancia Tipo Di Corsa:
        1910 Lancia Tipo Di Corsa.jpg
         
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          1912 Sunbeam 3-Litre Coupe:
          1912 Sunbeam 3-litre Coupe.jpg

          1913 Fiat Tipo Zero:
          1913 Fiat Tipo Zero.jpg

          1913 Sunbeam 12/16:
          1913 Sunbeam 12-16HP.jpg

          1914 Ford Model T:
          1914 Ford Model T.jpg

          1914 Rolls Royce Alpine:
          1914 Rolls Royce Alpine Eagle.jpg
          1914 Rolls Royce Alpine Eagle Engine.jpg

          1914 Vauxhall 'Prince Henry':
          1914 Vauxhall 'Prince Henry'.jpg

          1915 Vauxhall 'Prince Henry':
          1915 Vauxhall 'Prince Henry'.jpg

          1921 Austin Clifton:
          1921 Austin Clifton 12-4.jpg

          1928 Austin Seven:
          1928 Austin Seven.jpg

          1928 Mercedes-Benz Model S 36-220:
          1928 Mercedes-Benz Model S 36-220.jpg

          1929 Morgan 4/4 Le Mans:
          1929 Morgan 4-4 Le Mans.jpg

           
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            1931 Austin Swallow Saloon:
            1931 Austin Swallow Saloon.jpg

            1951 Auburn 851 Speedster:
            1935 Auburn 851 Speedster.jpg
            1935 Auburn 851 Speedster 1.jpg
            (I want one! Gorgeous car!)

            1935 Frazer Nash Colmore:
            1935 Frazer Nash Colmore.jpg

            1938 Hillman Minx 'Magnificent':
            1938 Hillman Minx 'Magnificent'.jpg
            1938 Hillman Minx 'Magnificent' 1.jpg
            (can you tell I like this one too!)

            1949 Land Rover Series I 80" (pre-production):
            1949 Land Rover S1 80 Pre-Production.jpg

            1954 Triumph TR2:
            1954 Triumph TR2.jpg

            1955 Austin Healey:
            1955 Austin Healey.jpg

            1955 Connaught B-Type:
            1955 Connaught B Type.jpg

            1959 Royal Enfield Crusader:
            1959 Royal Enfield Crusader.jpg

            1962 Jaguar E-Type:
            1962 Jaguar E-Type.jpg
            (this one appears on a register of E-Types, with the condition simply listed as 'Nice')

             
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              1963 Ford Cortina Consul:
              1963 Ford Cortina Consul.jpg

              1963 Mini:
              1963 Mini.jpg

              1964 Peel P50:
              1964 Peel P50.jpg
              1964 Peel P50 (1).JPG
              (same car, different cameras!)

              1966 Ford Anglia - the flying car in Harry Potter movies:
              1966 Ford Anglia - Harry Potter.jpg

              1967 Ford GT40:
              1967 Ford GT40.jpg

              1967 Rover 2000 TC:
              1967 Rover 200 TC.jpg

              Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (believed to be around 1968):
              1968 Chitty.jpg
              Apparently this was built on a Land Rover chassis - more than one exist, two of which are at Beaulieu)

              1968 Ford Anglia Super:
              1968 Ford Anglia Super.jpg

              1968 MG-B CT:
              1968 MGB CT.jpg

              1968 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow:
              1968 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow.jpg

              1969 Jensen Interceptor:
              1969 Jensen Interceptor MK1.jpg
              (Want one!)​
               
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                2019 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow (related to above post):
                2019 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow.jpg

                1971 Reliant Regal (Only Fools In Horses):
                1971 Reliant Regal (Only Fools).jpg
                One of a number of these, but apparently this one featured in a Christmas Special

                1979 Mini (Mr Bean):
                1979 Mini Mr Bean.jpg

                1981 VW Golf MKI GTI:
                1981 VW Golf GTI.jpg
                I had a Golf MKI, not a GTI, but loved it none the less!


                1986 Ford Sierra Cosworth:
                1986 Ford Sierra Cosworth.jpg

                1986 Ford Sierra Cosworth 1.jpg
                I had a Sierra Sapphire, not a Cosworth, and another car I loved!


                1990 Lotus Esprit:
                1990 Lotus Esprite.jpg

                1970 Morris Minor LCV Post Office Van:
                1997 Morris Minor LCV GPO Van.jpg
                (out of sequence, sorry!)

                2005 Rover 75 1.8SE Connisseur:
                2005 Rover 75 1.8SE Connoisseur.jpg
                2005 Rover 75 1.8SE Connoisseur 1.jpg
                2005 Rover 75 1.8SE Connoisseur 2.jpg
                 
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                  Sorry, these seem to have been missed, so are out of sequence:

                  1934 Talbot 105:
                  1934 Talbot 105.jpg

                  1937 Alvis Speed 25:
                  1937 Alvis Speed 25.jpg

                  1939 Vauxhall Ten Four H-Type:
                  1939 Vauxhall Ten Four H-Type.jpg

                  1948 Riley 2.5 Litre:
                  1948 Riley 2.5 Litre.jpg

                  1949 Jowett Javelin:
                  1949 Jowett Javelin.jpg

                  1949 Morris Minor MM:
                  1949 Morris Minor MM.jpg

                  1953 Austin A40 Somerset:
                  1953 Austin A40 Somerset.jpg

                  1953 Reliant Regal & 1963 Hillman Imp:
                  1953 Reliant Regal & 1963 Hillman Imp.jpg

                  1986 Citroen 2CV6 Special:
                  1986 Citroen 2CV6 Special.jpg

                  1971 Ford Capri:
                  1971 Ford Capri.jpg

                  1990 Lotus Esprit:
                  1990 Lotus Esprite.jpg

                  1955 Austin Healey:
                  1955 Austin Healey.jpg


                   
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                    2015 VW XL1:
                    2015 VW XL1.jpg

                    1953 VW Beetle:
                    VW Beetle.jpg

                    Williams FW16:
                    Williams FW16.jpg

                    Jaguar XK (James Bond):
                    James Bond XK.jpg
                    (the paint on this car contains gold flecks, and is £20,000 per litre!)

                    Bluebird:
                    Bluebird.jpg

                    Golden Arrow:
                    Golden Arrow.jpg

                    Jaguar XJ6 Engine:
                    Jaguar XJ6 Engine.jpg
                     
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                      TOP GEAR!

                      Reliant Rocket:
                      Top Gear Reliant Rocket.jpg

                      Sailing Transporter:
                      Top Gear Sailing  Transporter.jpg

                      Toyboata:
                      Top Gear Sailing Toyota.jpg

                      All Terrain Mobility Scooters:
                      Top Gear All Terrain Mobiity Scooters.jpg

                      Car Coat:
                      Top Gear Car Coat.jpg

                      Car Games:
                      Top Gear Car Games.jpg

                      Homemade Electric Car:
                      Top Gear Homemade Electric Car.jpg

                      Top Gear Homemade Electric Car 2.jpg

                      Lotus Escape To The Country:
                      Top Gear Lotus Escape To The Country.jpg

                      Police Car:
                      Top Gear Police Car.jpg
                       
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                        MORE TOP GEAR!

                        Skislope Mini:
                        Top Gear Skislope Mini.jpg

                        Stretch Fiat Panda:
                        Top Gear Stretch Fiat Panda.jpg

                        The Stig (asleep...):
                        Top Gear The Stig.jpg

                        Tractor from new series:
                        Top Gear Tractor.jpg

                        Jaguar XJS Train:
                        Top Gear Train.jpg

                        Triumph Herald Boat:
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                          Palace House Gardens:

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                            More Palace House Gardens:

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                              I do have about 200 or so more images, but think these capture the best of it, and that I have bored you enough already....
                               
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                                Thanks FC. :dbgrtmb: The 'other' Beaulieu is a place I've never managed to visit. There's some amazing vehicles in the collection. Some of those old tyres are not much thicker than those on today's bicycles.

                                There's also a couple of cars amongst your pictures I learnt to drive in many moons ago. :) That thought suggests another thread. ;)
                                 
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