South Shore LodgePoole, Dorset
At a glance details
- Sleeps 24
- Bedrooms 5
- Preferred changeover day Tuesday
- Minimum stay 2 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
About South Shore LodgeTake 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 cottage 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. You’ll be greeted by one of our wardens who will escort you to your accommodation.
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
A kitchen, 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.
3x dormitories each sleeping 6 in bunkbeds.
Utility block: Two communal shower rooms (each with 3x showers and 2x toilets)
Notes for visitors
Heating: The bunkhouse has electric heaters and oil.
Bedding/linen: Mattress protector, two pillows and a blanket will be provided. Sleeping bags need to be brought by individuals staying at the bunkhouse.
Parking: 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. 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.
Hazards: Arrival to the Island is via boat and visitors must be able to independently transfer to the mainland. This countryside property is close to the sea and cliffs.