Brownsea Island

Important notice -

Brownsea Island is now closed to further restrict the spread of coronavirus.

Famous for red squirrels, wildlife and Scouting

Brownsea Island

Things to see and do

Sun shining through pine trees on Brownsea Island in Dorset

Explore the habitats 

An island a million miles away but just across the water - Brownsea Island is home to diverse habitats, rich nature and rare wildlife.

Brownsea Island

History

Scouting and Guiding

Island stories 

Discover how the island has been shaped over time and its special significance today.

Brownsea Island

Our work

Brownsea Island

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