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February half term on Brownsea Island

Colourful nature photo


Brownsea Island will be open to day visitors this February half-term with lots of family-focused fun. It's your first chance to have a go on our new natural play area and look out for some of the early signs of spring around the island.

Head over and help us celebrate World Thinking Day and Founder's day with a week of Scouting and Guiding inspired activities suitable for kids of all ages.

Where better to have a go at some of these fun themed activities but the birthplace of Scouting, Brownsea? Come over and have a go at our free Scouting trail (available daily) or join in with a campfire singalong and marshmallow toasting at the weekends.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Family£11.85 per ticket

Free entry for National Trust members. Ferry fares payable separately.

Brownsea Island - National Trust
BH15 1HJ
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Tel01202 707744

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

By road to Poole Quay or Sandbanks. Park in public car park nearby. Catch ferry to island.

Public Transport Directions

Train to Poole or Bournemouth, bus to Poole Quay or Sandbanks. Ferry to island.

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Aerial photograph of the stunning Brownsea island castleBrownsea Island - National Trust, PooleTake a short boat trip from Poole Quay or Sandbanks to discover an island rich in history, wildlife & adventure. Enjoy peace and tranquility, breathtaking coastal views, walks, & family trails.