South Shore Lodge Bunkhouses

Poole, Dorset
South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
Entrance to South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
The sitting room at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
The dining room at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
The dining room at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
The kitchen at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
The kitchen at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
Dorm 1, sleeps 2, South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
Dorm 2, sleeps 4, South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
Dorm 3, sleeps 6, South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
Dorm 4, sleeps 6, South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
Dorm 5, sleeps 6, South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
Exterior washing facilities at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
Exterior washing facilities at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
Exterior washing facilities at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
The garden at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
The garden leading down to the beach at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
The beach at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
The beach at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
The beach at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
Sunset at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island
South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island Entrance to South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island The sitting room at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island The dining room at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island The dining room at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island The kitchen at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island The kitchen at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island Dorm 1, sleeps 2, South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island Dorm 2, sleeps 4, South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island Dorm 3, sleeps 6, South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island Dorm 4, sleeps 6, South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island Dorm 5, sleeps 6, South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island Exterior washing facilities at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island Exterior washing facilities at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island Exterior washing facilities at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island The garden at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island The garden leading down to the beach at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island The beach at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island The beach at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island The beach at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island Sunset at South Shore Lodge, Brownsea Island

At-a-glance details

  • Guests 12
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Minimum stay 3 nights
  • Number of dogs welcome 0

About South Shore Lodge

Take your group on an island adventure when you stay in this sea-view cottage on Brownsea Island.

Perfect for youth and special interest groups, this Victorian conversion provides bunk bed accommodation for up to 24 people. It’s set on the south coast of the island with its own garden, beach access and views of the Purbeck Hills. 

Your journey here will see you cross the seas from Poole Harbour to arrive on this wildlife-rich island where you’ll be greeted by one of our wardens. 
 

Why book with us?

  • Unrivalled locations
  • Free entry to our places
  • Award-winning customer service
  • Help us care for nature, beauty and history

Our Covid promise

  • Postpone or refund with no admin fee
  • Enhanced cleaning regime
  • Discover more about our Covid promise

Features and facilities

  • Cot & high chair not available
  • Microwave available
  • Fridge available
  • Freezer available
  • Dishwasher not available
  • Washing machine not available
  • Tumble dryer not available
  • Telephone not available
  • Television not available
  • DVD not available
  • WiFi* not available
  • Open fire / wood burner not available
  • Garden available
  • BBQ available

Layout

  • Ground floor

    A fully functional kitchen with crockery, cutlery and cooking equipment provided, seating for 24 people provided via folding tables (these are stored flat and can be used as required). Two bedrooms 1x twin (bunkbed) and 1x domitory sleeping 4 (bunkbeds). There is another room which is multi-use.

  • First floor

    3x dormitories each sleeping 6 in bunkbeds. 

  • Other floor(s)

    External utility block: Two communal shower rooms. First block x 2 showers x 2 toilets, second block x 3 showers x 2 toilets. Located in an external utility block adjacent to the bunkhouse.

Notes for guests

Booking: Please note South Shore Lodge is not open for bookings over the Christmas and New Year period.

Heating: The bunkhouse has electric heaters.

Bedding/linen: Mattress protector, one pillow and a blanket will be provided. Please bring a pillow case and sleeping bag.

Parking and Access: There is no parking available on Brownsea Island. The nearest parking is the main pay and display car parks at Sandbanks and Poole and they are a 10-15 minute walk to the ferry.  The cost of the ferry crossing is not included in the accommodation price.  Ferry details can be found at Brownsea Island Ferries.  Once on the Island bags can be transported to the bunkhouse. The uneven gravel route to the bunkhouse is not lit.

Garden: There's a medium-sized wild garden with elm trees located at the back of the lodge. The garden area is not fully enclosed. There is a south facing patio area with picnic benches and a BBQ area. There is a nearby natural play area.

Barbecue: Please note that the barbecue is a gas barbecue.

Hazards: Arrival to the Island is via boat and visitors must be able to independently transfer from the boat onto the jetty. This countryside property is close to the sea and cliffs.

Is this bunkhouse for you? Our bunkhouses are perfect for guests who want to enjoy the outdoors and meet up with friends and family. We do not accept hen and stag groups at this bunkhouse.

There are neighbours nearby, so we respectfully ask that you keep noise to a minimum after 11pm.

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