Take a trip over to this peaceful little island in Poole Harbour. It’s an idyllic spot – a haven for wildlife, including a thriving population of the scarce and threatened red squirrel, wading birds and Sika deer. Explore the woodlands and heath and stroll the cliffs and beaches, with their glorious views across the harbour to the Purbeck Hills.
Brownsea Island, located in the heart of Poole Harbour, is a captivating destination managed by the National Trust. The island provides a delightful blend of natural beauty, historical significance, and outdoor exploration.
There’s no need to book, just hop aboard a yellow ferry and pay on arrival at the island.
For visitor information including daily timetable visit Getting to Brownsea Island from Poole | National Trust
For large groups or 15 or more, please visit the National Trust website for guidance. Group visits to Brownsea Island | Dorset | National Trust