Fungi Foray

Expand your knowledge of local fungi and find out the difference between an earth ball and a common puffball; a shaggy ink cap and a crimson wax cap.

  • Booking essential

Join knowledgeable mushroom guides from the Dorset Fungus Group as they seek out different fungi across the island. Afterwards, warm up in our harbourside café with a delicious breakfast of mushrooms on toast.

Price of the foray includes an exclusive early morning boat cruise across to the island, a guided forage and a warming breakfast.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £25.00
  • Child £12.50

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 2491895
Suitability
For children interested in the natural world
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Sandbanks Jetty promptly for 7.30am
What to bring and wear
Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing taking into consideration the recent and current weather conditions.
Accessibility
The NT boat is not accessible for wheelchair users.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
29 September 2018 07:30 - 10:00 Available
13 October 2018 07:30 - 10:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Brownsea Island Property Office
Email
brownseaisland@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01202 707744

Upcoming events

Red squirrel walks 2018

Tue 25 Sep 2018
11:30-12:30
Join our guided walks and see how many rare red squirrels you can spot.

Fungi Foray

Sat 29 Sep 2018
07:30-10:00
Expand your knowledge of local fungi and find out the difference between an earth ball and a common puffball; a shaggy ink cap and a crimson wax cap.

Early morning wildlife ramble

Sat 06 Oct 2018
07:30-10:00
An opportunity to visit the island at its most peaceful, this early morning ramble takes in the captivating sights and sounds of Brownsea's wildlife with particular interest at the lagoon.

October half term

Sat 20 Oct 2018
10:00-16:00
Dare you enter Brownsea's haunted woods, this October half term?

Family red squirrel walks at half term

Sat 20 Oct 2018
11:00-12:00
Ever wondered what was the difference between red and grey squirrels? Find out what food our red squirrels eat, how many toes and fingers they have and much more.

Get toasty by the campfire

Sun 21 Oct 2018
12:00-14:00
Warm yourself by the campfire whilst you toast a succulent marshmallow this half term.