Brownsea Island

Important notice -

All our countryside areas, cafe and toilets are now open. You’ll need to book your combined ferry and admission ticket in advance. Ferries depart from Poole Quay only. Check What’s on for latest information and to book. Pre-booked tickets only.

Famous for red squirrels, wildlife and Scouting

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Brownsea Island

What's on

Please book ahead before visiting  

Brownsea Island is open and you'll need to book your tickets by 3pm the day before you visit. 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'll be releasing tickets every Friday for the following week. Please note we'll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. Ferries depart Poole Quay only. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Brownsea Island (21 Sept -27 Sept)

Sat 26 Sep 2020
09:30-13:00
Book your timed visit to Brownsea Island. Ferries depart via Poole Quay only. All visits last 3.5 hours with a fixed return ferry time.

Timed entry to Brownsea Island (28 Sept - 4 Oct)

Mon 28 Sep 2020
09:30-13:00
Book your timed visit to Brownsea Island. Ferries depart via Poole Quay only. All visits last 3.5 hours with a fixed return ferry time.
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Things to see and do

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Villano Café 

The Villano café is the perfect spot to refuel, relax and enjoy the views across Poole Harbour.

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Wildlife

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