Brownsea Island

Brownsea Island

Things to see and do

Brownsea Island

What's on 

Upcoming events

Say thank you on Mother's Day

Sun 26 Mar 2017
11:00-15:00
Spoil your mum on Mother's Day at Brownsea Island. Create a natural masterpiece to give to your mum and then treat her to a cream tea in the Villano café.

The Great Brownsea Storybook Adventure trail

Sat 08 Apr 2017
10:30-16:00
Once upon a time on an island in Poole Harbour, legends were being challenged.

Easter fun on Brownsea Island

Fri 14 Apr 2017
11:00-16:00
Join in with our Easter activities and have a go at our special Easter trail with chocolatey prizes.

Birdsong Morning Walk

Sat 29 Apr 2017
07:30-10:00
An early morning wildlife experience. Come and experience the island at its most peaceful. This is your opportunity to take a boat over to the island long before the public arrive.

Island life through the ages

Fri 05 May 2017
11:00-12:30
Come and join this free guided walk that explores the life of Islanders through the ages on Brownsea Island.

Birdsong Morning Walk

Sat 20 May 2017
07:30-10:00
An early morning wildlife experience. Come and experience the island at its most peaceful. This is your opportunity to take a boat over to the island long before the public arrive.
Brownsea Island

Wildlife

Red squirrel on Brownsea Island, Dorset.

Spring wildlife spotting 

What to look out for in Spring

Red Squirrel populations are being affected by leprosy

Leprosy in squirrels: what should I know? 

Brownsea Island's red squirrels are suffering from leprosy. We're working with the University of Edinburgh and Dorset Wildlife Trust to learn more about the disease.

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Groups

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Eating and shopping

View across Poole Harbour from the Villano

Eating and shopping on Brownsea Island 

Enjoy a home made cake from our Café or visit the gift shop to browse our range of gifts.

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History

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Places to stay

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Get involved

Brownsea countryside volunteer

Volunteering on Brownsea 

Are you interested in volunteering? We have a large number of volunteer teams here on Brownsea Island. There are lots of ways that you could get involved.

Snow covered quay Brownsea Island

Talks about Brownsea Island 

Talks about Brownsea Island available for local groups and organisations.