The Great Brownsea Storybook Adventure trail

Once upon a time on an island in Poole Harbour, legends were being challenged.

  • Booking not needed
  • Admission applies

Uncover a different side to the story as you adventure across the island and discover new twists to old tales. There are two routes to choose from, one is for explorers with shorter legs but still packed with loads to do and the other route goes that bit further if you're out and about for the whole day. Whichever route you choose, the whole family will enjoy stopping to complete each activity along the way. Suggested donation £2 per trail.

Prices

Additional prices
  • suggested donation £2.00
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Brownsea Island

Prices

Whole property
Gift Aid Standard
Adult £7.70 £6.75
Child £3.85 £3.35
Family £19.25 £16.75
1 adult and 3 children £11.55 £10.00
Group Adult
Minimum group size 10
N/A £5.80
Group Child
Minimum group size 10
N/A £2.90

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points. Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission or
  • Standard admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you the Gift Aid Admission prices. But it's entirely up to you which ticket you choose. If you want the Standard Admission instead, just let us know when you come to pay.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid* — an extra 25 per cent — potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below: Payment of the additional percentage donation is entirely voluntary, so if you prefer to pay the standard admission please advise our reception staff at the till point.

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid donations must be supported by a valid Gift Aid declaration and a Gift Aid declaration can only cover donations made by an individual for him/herself or for him/herself and members of his/her family.

Please note...

Ferry fare (not National Trust) applies to all visitors

The basics

Suitability
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Trails can be collected from the Visitor Centre

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
23 August 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
24 August 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
25 August 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
26 August 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
27 August 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
28 August 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
29 August 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
30 August 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
31 August 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
1 September 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
2 September 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
3 September 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
4 September 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
5 September 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
6 September 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
7 September 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
8 September 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
9 September 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
10 September 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available
11 September 2017 10:30 - 16:00 Available

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Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

The Great Brownsea Storybook Adventure trail

Wed 23 Aug 2017
10:30-16:00
Once upon a time on an island in Poole Harbour, legends were being challenged.

Mini-beast safari

Thu 24 Aug 2017
11:30-12:30
Come along and meet some of Brownsea's mini-beasts on this free, fun and informative 'safari'.

Eco adventure camping

Fri 25 Aug 2017
10:00-10:00
New for 2017, a new public camping option for the experienced camper and people who love nature and the great outdoors.

Low ropes or archery activity days

Sun 27 Aug 2017
11:00-12:00
Join the Outdoor Centre Team for a session of either archery, low ropes or both.

Brownsea Island during the Industrial Age

Fri 01 Sep 2017
11:00-13:00
Once a thriving industry existed on this small island at the mouth of Poole Harbour.

Early morning lagoon walk

Sat 23 Sep 2017
07:30-10:00
Experience the island when it is at its most peaceful.