The Brownsea Island CottagesPoole, Dorset
- Number of cottages 2
- Guests 10
- Bedrooms 5
- Preferred changeover day Friday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
About The Brownsea Island CottagesSitting on Brownsea Island, with stunning sea views and the chance to spot a red squirrel or two.
Two individual cottages sleeping 10 guests.
These cottages are situated in an incredible position on the unique Brownsea Island, just three metres from the water’s edge. With a total of five bedrooms, a dining room and separate sitting room, it's perfect for families and friends looking for an island getaway. The cottage’s private garden overlooks the islands lagoon, a sanctuary to a vast number of birds, while the front of the house welcomes stunning sea views.
Leave your car behind and make the most of exploring the island on foot. Wander through woodland in search of red squirrels or take a lazy stroll along the beach.
Further afield, jump on a ferry and discover the delights of Sandbanks, one of the UK’s most exclusive addresses. The area has a wealth of fabulous cafes, bars and restaurants.
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer available
- Telephone not available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* not available
- Open fire / wood burner available
- Garden available
- BBQ available
These cottages all have slightly different features and facilities, but those listed are present in at least one of the cottages in the group.
These cottages are perfect for a group holiday where guests can also enjoy their own space. There is an interconnecting door between these cottages, please note however that there may not be enough seating for the whole party in the communal areas.
Agent's House (Sleeps 6 guests + cot)
Entrance hall, dining room, sitting room with open fire and kitchen.
Three bedrooms (double with 5' bed, double with 6' bed which can also be a twin on request, twin room)bathroom with bath and separate shower.
Custom House (Sleeps 4 guests + cot)
Living/dining room, adjoining kitchen, two bedrooms (1 double with en-suite shower room and 1 twin with en-suite shower room).
Notes for guests
Access: If you would like a copy of the accessibility guides for these cottage please call the team on 0344 800 2070.
Parking: There is parking for three cars on the quayside at Sandbanks.
Bicycles: We are sorry but no bicycles are allowed on the island.
Please note: Normal arrival time to the island is between 2.00pm and 4.30pm boats run from Sandbanks Jetty BH13 7QJ. If arriving later than this please contact the Property Office on 01202 707744 (by 1.30pm on the day of your arrival) to arrange a boat to the island and key collection.
During the summer season (Mar - Oct) boats also run from Poole Quay. If you wish to come to Brownsea Island from Poole Quay please call the Property Office to arrange boat passes at least 4 days in advance of your arrival.
There is an island evening boat service to Sandbanks, full boat booking details will be given to you on arrival. The boat service does not run on 25, 26 Dec and 01 Jan.
Offers: Free entry for cottage guests into the Dorset Wildlife Trust reserve on Brownsea Island.