School holiday adventures

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Try out our nature rubbing trail, join a mini beast safari or see what crafty masterpiece you can create over the school holidays on Brownsea.

Get your crayons at the ready!

Over the school holidays we'll be rolling out our popular crayon rubbing trail.  Using your trail map, work your way round the island and discover different rubbing tiles and learn about Brownsea’s brilliant flora, fauna and more.   If climbing is your thing, then you can see how high you can climb on our tree climbing trail.  For curious minds, you can discover the fascinating wildlife that lives on the Brownsea coastline on our coastal creatures uncovered trail.  All our trails are free and available to collect every day from the Visitor Centre.

Spot the rubbing tiles around the island on our free family trail.
Rubbing trail
Spot the rubbing tiles around the island on our free family trail.

On selected days throughout the holidays, you can get up close to wildlife on our Mini Beast Safaris. Hunt for bugs and take a closer look at their fascinating survival skills.  Check available dates on the website.

Inspecting insects on the Mini Beast Safari
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Inspecting insects on the Mini Beast Safari

If the heavens open, why not make a pit stop at the Visitor Centre?  Open daily from 10am - 4pm, our friendly volunteers are on hand to help you get hands on with Brownsea’s nature and the people who make it the place it is today.

Discover nature at the Visitor Centre
Visitor Centre
Discover nature at the Visitor Centre