The Beaulieu Estate appoints Saffery Champness


Saffery Champness has been appointed as accountants to the Beaulieu Estate, a prestigious Hampshire-based family attraction.

The Beaulieu Estate, which spans over 7,000 acres, is located in the heart of the New Forest National Park. Beaulieu has been owned by the Montagu Family for over four centuries, and has a rich history dating back over 800 years. The Beaulieu group of organisations are split into three separate entities, those being a limited company and two charities.

Nigel Ballard, an Audit Senior Manager, based in the firm’s Bournemouth office, explained:

“We are delighted to have been appointed to provide pro-active accountancy and taxation advice to Beaulieu Enterprises Ltd – the Beaulieu Estate’s commercial organisation, as well as the National Motor Museum Trust and Countryside Education Trust charities. Beaulieu is a distinctive and prominent family visitor attraction and we’re extremely proud to be working with them. Steeped in history, Beaulieu is well-renowned with both locals and tourists, boasting a world-famous collection of vehicles.”

Nigel continued: “We have a wealth of experience in the not-for-profit and landed estate sector and are looking forward to supporting Beaulieu with compliance, audit and tax advice. By providing a bespoke service, we will be helping them to achieve their ambitious objectives and aims.”

Beaulieu’s Financial Director, Phil Johnson, commented:

“We are delighted to be working with Saffery Champness as our new audit partners. Their experience, breadth of service and local presence will be an aid to both our staff and trustees in taking us forward in our work for Beaulieu Enterprises Limited, The National Motor Museum Trust and Countryside Education Trust.”