Brownsea Island

Important notice -

Brownsea Island will be open for pre-booked visits from 21 April. Tickets for visits 21 - 25 April are available now. From Friday 23 April, bookings go live each Friday for visits the following week. Please follow government guidance on travel.

Famous for red squirrels, wildlife and Scouting

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Brownsea Island

What's on

Please book ahead before visiting  

Brownsea Island will be open Wednesday 21 April until Sunday 31 October inclusive, and you'll need to book your tickets by 3pm the day before you visit. Tickets for 21 April to 25 April are available now. Thereafter, bookings go live each Friday for visits the following week. Members will be able to book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. All visitors, (including members) will need to pay for the ferry. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Brownsea Island (21 Apr - 25 Apr)

Thu 22 Apr 2021
10:00-17:00
Book your timed entry to visit Brownsea Island
Brownsea Island

Things to see and do

Open from 21 April
Summer family wildlife spotting

Take part in our Adventures in nature trail 

Discover your local family-friendly trail at Brownsea Island with fun activities to do along the way. Complete the trail and earn your chocolate reward at the end.

This spring and summer

Brownsea Island

Eating

Coffee cup

Villano Café 

The Villano Café is reopening and will initially be serving a range of hot and cold drinks, hot and cold snacks and light meals. We look forward to welcoming you back and thank you for your support, which helps us care for Brownsea Island.

Brownsea Island

Wildlife

Brownsea Island

Our work

Brownsea Island

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