Brownsea Island

Brownsea Island

Things to see and do

This summer

Outdoor Centre

Brownsea Island

What's on 

Upcoming events

Eco adventure camping

Mon 15 Jul 2019
An opportunity for the experienced camper who loves nature and the great outdoors, to camp overnight on this magical island.

Summer fun on Brownsea

Sat 20 Jul 2019
Explore nature and adventure this summer holiday and keep your little ones occupied all day.

Minibeasts and more

Tue 23 Jul 2019
There's a whole other world that lives beneath the leaves and in the undergrowth on Brownsea.

Brownsea Open Air Theatre presents Richard lll

Wed 24 Jul 2019
One of the biggest theatrical projects in the south, Brownsea open air theatre brings you Richard lll. These beautiful surroundings make for a wonderful show, and a fantastic evening of traditional Shakespeare.

Seashore ramble

Fri 26 Jul 2019
Come and explore Brownsea's coastlines on this free guided wildlife walk.

The history of Scouting on Brownsea Island

Thu 01 Aug 2019
Over a hundred years ago a seed was sown when a group of boys took part in an outdoor camping experience and from that moment, one of the largest voluntary organisations grew.
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Eating and shopping

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Our work

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Get involved


Volunteering on Brownsea 

Check out our new volunteering opportunities for 2019 here.

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Places to stay

Holiday cottages

Campsite and bunkhouse