The Master Builder's at Buckler's Hard

“Good attention to detail and strong sense of customer care” - AA Inspector



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The tranquil Beaulieu River, on the Beaulieu estate, is the setting for this delightful property that dates from when many naval ships were built in Buckler’s Hard. The main house bedrooms are full of historical features and are of individual design, and in addition there are some bedrooms in the newer wing. Public areas include a popular bar and guest lounge, while the terrace and gardens are ideal for alfresco dining in the summer months. Award-winning cuisine is served in the stylish dining room, The Riverview Restaurant.

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The Master Builder's at Buckler's Hard
Buckler's Hard, BEAULIEU, SO42 7XB


  • En-suite rooms annex: 18
  • En-suite rooms: 26
  • Family rooms: 4
  • Bedrooms Ground: 8
  • Free TV
  • Broadband available
  • WiFi available
  • Children welcome
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme
  • Night porter available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 40
  • Steps for wheelchair: 2
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Holds a civil ceremony licence

About the area

Discover Hampshire

Hampshire’s varied landscape of hills and heaths, downlands and forests, valleys and coast is without rival in southern England. Combine these varied landscapes and terrains with secluded and idyllic villages, complete with thatched and timber-framed cottages and Norman churches, elegant Georgian market towns, historic ports and cities, restored canals and ancient abbeys, forts and castles, and you have a county that is paradise for lovers of the great outdoors.

If you’re a walker, stride out across the high, rolling, chalk downland of the north Hampshire ‘highlands’ with far-reaching views, walk through steep, beech-clad ‘hangers’ close to the Sussex border. Or perhaps take a gentler stroll and meander along peaceful paths through unspoilt river valleys, etched by the sparkling trout streams of the Test, Itchen, Avon and Meon. Alternatively, wander across lonely salt marshes and beside fascinating coastal inlets or, perhaps, explore the beautiful medieval forest and heathland of the New Forest, the jewel in Hampshire’s crown.

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