Island trails

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

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.

Red squirrel on Brownsea Island, Dorset.

Brownsea Island wildlife walk

Spring is a great time to visit Brownsea Island. The red squirrels can be seen looking for food and becoming more active as the sun warms up, birds are either leaving after the winter or returning for the summer and trees begin to blossom.

Autumn leaves

Rich reds of Brownsea walk

Take in the rich reds of autumn amongst the habitats and wildlife.