Island trails

Brownsea provides a perfect opportunity for a refreshing walk along the cliff tops or through woodlands.

Red squirrel on Brownsea Island, Dorset.

Brownsea Island wildlife walk

There is plenty of wildlife and history to discover on this walk. Catch a glimpse of a rare red squirrel or discover traces of Brownsea's once industrial past.

Children and peahen walking in heather

Lakes and heath walk, Brownsea Island

Starting and ending at the owl barn - a great picnic spot - this short walk passes through the Brownsea countryside, down Beech Valley.