Showing posts from August, 2017

A Day Out in Beaulieu - community trip to the motor museum

A summer’s day in August in Britain, a lovely coach trip to the great outdoors to visit Beaulieu , take in the motor museum, abbey and extensive grounds to wander around in – time for the sunscreen, sandals and picnic spread, right? Wrong! Waterproofs, wellies and brollies, more like.  It was wet, windy and unseasonably cold all day, but our enthusiastic group of families from Swaythling didn’t let that dampen their spirits as we set off down the motorway towards the New Forest. Once at our destination and through the packed-out entrance hall, our group split up as everyone headed for their favourite part to start with – whether it was the National Motor Museum , World of Top Gear tent or Simulator, Palace House or Abbey, or just made a beeline for a warming cuppa.  There is so much to see and do at Beaulieu – the motor museum is a feast for the eyes of any automobile enthusiast with plenty of informative and hands-on interactives, and the zipping round in po