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Minibeasts and more

Children enjoying some wildlife spotting

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Summer and School Holiday Activities. (*Brownsea Island is part of the National Trust).

There's a whole other world that lives beneath the leaves and in the undergrowth on Brownsea.

Using all your senses, join this fun family guided adventure that will explore Brownsea's minibeasts, the trees that are their home and much more beside. Find out about these intriguing creatures who play such an important part in our entire ecosystem.

Wear sturdy footwear and sensible outdoor clothing paying attention to recent and current weather conditions.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
FamilyFree

Free activity but normal admission fees (NT members free entry) and boat fares apply.

Brownsea Island
Poole
Dorset
BH13 7EE
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Tel01202 707744

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Boats leave from the National Trust Sandbanks jetty located adjacent to the Sandbanks chain ferry and from Poole Quay. Follow signs for the chain ferry or for Poole Quay.There is metered roadside parking at Sandbanks or a multi storey carpark behind Poole Quay.

Public Transport Directions

Regular trains or buses arrive at Poole, head towards the quay to catch the ferry.There is a limited bus service to Sandbanks from Swanage/Poole or Bournemouth.

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