Bucklers Hard is a ship building village which provided ships for Nelson’s Navy, played a role in the D-Day landings and holds many secrets surrounding Maritime history in the area.
Visit some of the display cottages and find out what the village looked like in the 1800’s, find out who lived in the village and how it’s changed throughout the years.
Learn all about the first solo world voyager, Sir Francis Chichester who navigated the world in his yacht. See the map he used to plot the journey and the personal items he took along with him too!
The river cruise is a 30 minute scenic and tranquil journey around the grounds which is worth visiting between rain showers. The Captain’s Cabin Tea rooms are next to the main entrance and provide the perfect pit stop for a light lunch or hot drink.
Address: Bucklers Hard, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, S042 Telephone: 01590 616203
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