Brownsea Island, Dorset

Red squirrel on Brownsea Island, Dorset.

Dramatically located in Poole harbour, Brownsea Island is a haven for wildlife with woodland and heathland habitat as well as a lagoon. It has one of the most concentrated populations of red squirrels of all the places we look after.

For the chance to spot some of the 200 to 250 red squirrels in residence on Brownsea Island you can follow our rich reds of Brownsea walk or our Brownsea Island wildlife walk.