4th International Meeting in Beaulieu 27th to 28th April 2024


Dear Borgward Friends,

We are so excited to announce the Borgward Drivers Club 4th International meeting taking place at Beaulieu in the New Forest.
Beaulieu is home to the National Motor Museum with over 250 vehicles on display, Palace house and gardens along with Beaulieu Abbey so plenty for everyone to do and see.

Located in heart of the New Forest National Park close to Southampton, Bournemouth, Winchester, Salisbury and Portsmouth on the South Coast if England. Once you’ve experienced its peace and fallen in love with the forest’s idyllic glades, ancient woodland, open moors, heathland and cliff top walks a million miles from your everyday life where ponies, cattle, donkeys and deer roam free.

Ferry and train crossings suggestions to travel to the UK

From Calais to Dover arround 3 hours from the meeting.

Eurotunnel https://www.eurotunnel.com

P&O Ferries https://www.poferries.com

Irish Ferries https://www.irishferries.com/uk-en/Travel-to-France/

DFDS' Dover-Calais ferries https://www.dfds.com/

From Hook of Holland to Harwich arround 4 hours from the meeting but close to North Germany

Stena Line https://www.stenaline.co.uk/

If you wish to stay on route to the meeting please contact Liz if you need help.

We have pre-booked rooms at Premier Inn Christchurch 266 Lymington Rd, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5ET and will be eating at the Globe Inn next door.

Please contact Liz to book early as the New Forest is a very popular place even in April.

Rooms per night single or double Premier Inn Christchurch £119.50. Breakfast and dinner add £25.99 per person

To take advantage of these rooms contact Liz Watson and use the booking form click here

email lizzie@earnley.net +44(0)7960 370604

The area has other hotels and campsites as shown in the table below.

On Sunday morning we drive though the New forest to Buckler's Hard a ship building village for a boat trip and lunch the meeting is then over but why not stay longer? We have found many other places to stay and things to do in this beautiful area of England.

We are so looking forward to seeing everybody.


Liz Watson



Beaulieu Motor Museum

Palace house and gardens Beaulieu

Premier Inn Christchurch, the main hotel, please book via Liz Watson


The Globe Inn Breakfast and dinner

The New Forest





Provisional Program
Friday 26th April
Early arrivals get together in the hotel
Friday 26th April
Early arrivals Dinner in the Globe Inn
Saturday 27th April
Drive to and meet up in Beaulieu Motor Museum
Saturday 27th April
Group Dinner in The Globe Inn
Sunday 28th April
Scenic drive to Buckler's Hard boat trip and lunch
Sunday 28th April
Meeting ends


Distance to Beaulieu
How to Book
Premier Inn Christchurch/Hichcliffe
https://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/hotels/england/dorset/christchurch/christchurch-highcliffe.html?cid=GLBC_HIGHCL ********MAIN HOTEL********** 15 miles
Contact Liz to book
Premier Inn New Forest Hordle
11 miles
Own booking
Premier Inn Ringwood
18 miles
Own booking
Montague Arms Beaulieu
0.5 miles
Own booking
Horseshoe Lodge Highcliffe
15 miles
Own booking
Beech Lodge B&B
13 miles
Own booking
The Heather's B&B
1.4 miles
Own booking
Avon Beach B&B
1.6 miles
Own booking
Own booking




Places to go and things to do:
Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum https://sammymiller.co.uk/
Walking, bicycling, horse riding, etc etc etc https://www.thenewforest.co.uk/things-to-do/
Exbury Gardens and steam railway https://www.exbury.co.uk/
Bucklers Hard Maritime Museum https://www.bucklershard.co.uk/



More information soon