Brownsea Island

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Location

National Trust, Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour, BH13 7EE

Description

Accessible only via foot passenger ferry from Poole Quay between April – October, Brownsea Island is nestled in the heart of Poole Harbour. Famous for its red squirrels, wildlife and scouting history, Brownsea Island is a fantastic day out.

Part of Brownsea Island is also managed by the Dorset Wildlife Trust who manage the lagoon which is home to a range of internationally important birds. For more information see Brownsea Island | Dorset Wildlife Trust

Accessible ferry ‘The seahorse’ is available to book in advance, please contact National Trust Brownsea Island directly on  01202 707744. If travelling to Poole Quay by bike, there are cycle racks available on the Quay however it isn’t possible to bring your bikes on to the ferry or island.

For more information about the island and how to get there, please visit Brownsea Island | National Trust

Facilities

  • Brownsea Island facilities Beach
  • Brownsea Island facilities Café
  • Brownsea Island facilities Camping
  • Brownsea Island facilities Entrance Fee
  • Brownsea Island facilities Nature Watching
  • Brownsea Island facilities Picnic
  • Brownsea Island facilities Play Park
  • Brownsea Island facilities Toilets
  • Brownsea Island facilities View Point
  • Brownsea Island facilities Walking Routes