Beaulieu Boat Jumble 2014 takes place on 27 April 2014 in the beautiful village of Beaulieu in the New Forest National Park in Hampshire. Less than 100 miles south-west of London on the south coast, Beaulieu is accessible by motorway and A-roads, by ferry, bus or train (the nearest mainline station is seven miles away in Brockenhurst). More than 8000 people visited the Boatjumble in April 2013. Details of booking a stand or exhibitors’ space are available online. If you want to stay over, there are campsites, hotels, and cottages to rent in Beaulieu or the surrounding New Forest National Park.
Admission to the Beaulieu Boat jumble 2014 is £8.70 for adults and £6.50 for children (aged five to 17) if tickets are purchased online and in advance. Admission to the Boatjumble also includes entrance to the Beaulieu National Motor Museum, Palace House and Gardens, Beaulieu Abbey and World of Top Gear. You can peruse the new and used boats and craft in Boatmall and Boatmart from nine in the morning, and admission to the Boatjumble is from 10 am.
What’s on Offer?
At the Beaulieu Boat Jumble 2014, you will find 1000 stands of boats, equipment, clothing, accessories and much more. Boatmall is Boatjumble’s own nautical high street, displaying products from leading boat manufacturers; Boatmart will be selling used trailerable boats, from classics to nearly new. Trunk Traders is an amateur car boot sale of boating bits and parts – in 2013 there were over 150 spaces taken by stallholders. Enjoy the display of classic racing boats from the Classic Motorboat Association and peruse the Walkabout Auction. Delivery vehicles are available to transport heavy or bulky items that are purchased back to the car parks.
Display Area at Beaulieu Boat Jumble 2014
New for 2014 is a Display Area where children and adults can take part in interactive activities and watch demonstrations, as well as nautical themed slides and rides for children. Activities on offer in the Display Area include a giant game of Battleships provided by The National Museum of the Royal Navy, and water-themed activities courtesy of Calshot Activity Centre.