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Famous for our red squirrels, wildlife and Scouting
Brownsea Island is dramatically located in Poole Harbour, with spectacular views across to the Purbeck Hills.
Thriving natural habitats - including woodland, heathland and a lagoon - create a unique haven for wildlife, such as the rare red squirrel and a wide variety of birds, including dunlin, kingfishers, common and sandwich terns and oystercatchers.
The Outdoor Centre invites you to follow in the footsteps of Lord Baden-Powell and the very first Scouts who camped here in 1907. Groups of Scouts and Guides can camp here during the summer.
The perfect day's adventure - this island wildlife sanctuary is easy to get to but feels like another world from the moment you step ashore.
12 Jun, 12 noon-5pm – 13 Jun, 10am – 2pm Come and help us survey our wildlife. Meet our experts who will be on the island for 24 hours surveying all our flora and fauna. We need lots of eyes and ears to complete the survey so why not come along and help? We will teach you everything you need to know. More Information: Brownsea Island Property Office , 01202 707744, email email@example.com