SU3802 : Lotus Espirit submarine at Beaulieu Motor Museum

taken 9 years ago, near to Beaulieu, Hampshire, Great Britain

Lotus Espirit submarine at Beaulieu Motor Museum
Lotus Espirit submarine at Beaulieu Motor Museum
Star of the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), the Lotus Espirit submarine.
Beaulieu

Beaulieu is a motor museum, house, and gardens set in the grounds of Palace House to the north of the village of Beaulieu.

The National Motor Museum LinkExternal link as it is known, is home to a large and varied collection of vehicles, including vintage and classic cars, motorbikes and commercial vehicles, land speed record cars, and racing and modern formula 1 cars. Next to the museum is 'World of Top Gear' with some of the cars featured in the BBC TV series Top Gear.

Palace house LinkExternal link is a Grade I listed LinkExternal link 13th century house, which been the ancestral home of a branch of the Montagu family since 1538. The family still own and run the estate and museum.

Beaulieu Abbey LinkExternal link to the north-east of Palace House, is a Cistercian abbey, founded in 1204.

Around the site is a monorail which allows great views around the grounds, gardens, and even travels at high level through the motor museum between two stations.

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Saturday, 30 June, 2012   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 4 July, 2012
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 385 027 [100m precision]
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