Beaulieu Tourism

Royal Air Force Beaulieu or more simply RAF Beaulieu is a former Royal Air Force station in the New Forest, Hampshire, England. It was also known as Beaulieu airfield, Beaulieu aerodrome and USAAF Station AAF 408. It is located next to the village of East Boldre, about 2 miles (3.2 km) west of the village of Beaulieu and 5 miles (8.0 km) east-northeast of Lymington. During the First World War there was a Royal Flying Corps training airfield, RFC Beaulieu, at East Boldre that was closed in 1919; the new RAF Beaulieu was built on the opposite side of the road.[] Opened on Saturday 8 August 1942, it was used by both the Royal Air Force and then later United States Army Air Forces. During the war it was used as a bomber and fighter airfield. After the war, it was used for experimental work before it was closed in 1959. Today the remains of the airfield are on heathland managed by the Forestry Commission. Areas of the old airfield are now designated as a flying area for model aircraft.


Looking for travel information about Beaulieu? Explore the best travel advice on Beaulieu, United Kingdom. When planning a trip to Beaulieu, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of London. London, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London. Also, to reach Beaulieu, you'll have to take a flight to London; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Beaulieu can generally be of 1-2 days.

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

Beaulieu Trip Planner

Plan your customized day by day trip plan for Beaulieu. Choose from various experinces categories as adventure, romantic and family and kids friendly for your trip using using Beaulieu trip planner.