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The Island of Brownsea

The Island of Brownsea

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Published by SJ Video Productions in Poole Dorset PO Box 3247 Poole Dorset BH13 6ZP .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatVideorecording
Pagination videorecording (43 mins.)
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19312228M

Things to do near Brownsea Island on Tripadvisor: reviews and 6, candid photos of things to do near Brownsea Island in Poole, United Kingdom. By the way, did you know that Brownsea Island is actually in one of the Famous Five books? It features in Five Have A Mystery To Solve, renamed Whispering Island. Brownsea Island off the coast of Dorset is perfect for a day’s adventuring for families and children.

Brownsea Island is owned by the National Trust and lies in the mouth of Poole Harbour in Dorset, one of the largest natural harbours in the world, second only to Sydney. The island may be only one and a half miles long but according to naturalist Bill Oddie it’s the best place for seeing wildlife in Dorset. Brownsea Island is the largest island in Poole harbour with an area covering approximately acres and measuring miles long by miles wide. It can only be accessed by ferry or by private boat. It enjoys beautiful views over to Studland, Old Harry Rocks and the Purbeck Hills.

Book your tickets online for Brownsea Island, Poole: See 2, reviews, articles, and 1, photos of Brownsea Island, ranked No.3 on Tripadvisor among 43 attractions in Poole/K TripAdvisor reviews. Marooned in the midst of Europe's largest natural harbour, Brownsea is a natural treasure. Twenty minutes by ferry from Poole Quay, National Trust-owned Brownsea is an Enid Blyton hideaway - it inspired the Famous Five's adventures on Whispering Island.


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Brownsea Island will re-open on Thursday 23 July and you'll need to book your tickets by 3pm the day before you visit. Members will be able to book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking.

All visitors, (including members) will need to pay for the ferry. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday from 17 on: Poole Harbour, BH13 7EE, Dorset. Brownsea Island is open to the public from March to October and on selected winter weekends, depending on the weather.

In peak summer season (July and August), book your ferry tickets in The Island of Brownsea book to avoid on: Brownsea Island. Books about Brownsea Island area Browse 32 photo books on Brownsea Island and the surrounding area. See All Books Memories of Brownsea Island Read and share your memories of Brownsea Island itself or of a particular photo of Brownsea Island.

Local Memories The Archive. Browse by location. Island Summary: A nature lover’s paradise on a secluded island with pine-framed views of the opulent Sandbanks and the yachty mayhem of Poole Harbour. Members will only be asked to pay the ferry fare at point of booking, not the island admission fee.

Ferry timetable. Brownsea Island Ferries The Island of Brownsea book big yellow ferries) will be departing Poole Quay everyday on the hour and half hour between and and you must book a ticket via the National Trust's online booking system.

The weather on Brownsea Island can be wet and windy even in summer, so wear layers and bring a raincoat. Getting around the island is only possible on foot—vehicles and bikes are not permitted on the ferries.

The Brownsea Island Visitor Centre, a short walk from the. Brownsea Island lies in the middle of Poole Harbour and is the largest of the extensive harbour's five main islands.

The island is predominantly wooded, with an enclosed man-made lagoon on its eastern side, and is miles long by of a mile wide and consists of acres ( ha).

Learning on Brownsea As the birthplace of the Scoutingand Guidingmovements,Brownsea Island providesthe perfect backdropfor your educational visitoffering an exciting, safe and variedenvironment for your cross-curricularactivities. Whether your group books an activity led by one of our National Trust.

The Brownsea Island Scout camp began as a boys' camping event on Brownsea Island in Poole Harbour, southern England, organised by Lieutenant-General Baden-Powell to test his ideas for the book Scouting for from different social backgrounds participated from 1 to 8 August in activities around camping, observation, woodcraft, chivalry, lifesaving and patriotism.

Brownsea Island’s south shore: This island wildlife sanctuary is a haven for wildlife such as red squirrels and a huge variety of birds (John Millar/National Trust) Cool Place of the Day.

Brownsea Island Ferries runs a daily service from the Sandbanks Jetty near the chain ferry to Brownsea Island between 10am and 5pm (with no 1 or pm service), leaving every half hour and returning at 15 mins past and 15 mins to each hour.

Journey time of approximately 10 minutes. Written by John Butterworth Take a walk along Poole Harbour and you’re unlikely to miss Brownsea Island. Big, green and magically alluring, this local treasure is the largest island in the harbour and a haven for nature and history lovers alike.

Its impressive natural habitat and fascinating past is a. Brownsea Island Workshops Brownsea island houses one of the largest populations of red squirrels in the UK. The island itself is also home to a vast array of other mammals and birds and is located in the second largest natural harbour in the world.

Book your tickets online for Brownsea Island, Poole: See 2, reviews, articles, and 1, photos of Brownsea Island, ranked No.3 on Tripadvisor among 44 attractions in Poole/5(K). Introduction Brownsea Island is dramatically located at the entrance to Poole Harbour, offering spectacular views across to Studland and the Purbeck Hills, habitats include pinewoods, home to the increasingly rare red squirrel, heathland and a lagoon with important populations of wading and seabirds.

Arrival & Parking Facilities 1. Brownsea Island is an internationally important nature reserve featuring rare wildlife, including red squirrels and wading birds.

Located at the heart of Poole Harbour, it is managed by Dorset Wildlife Trust, in partnership with the National Trust and part of the Purbeck national Nature Reserve and a legacy of the Great Heath Living Landscape. Book your timed entry to visit Brownsea Island Timed entry to Brownsea Island (24 August - 30 August) Tickets, Thu 27 Aug at | Eventbrite Eventbrite, and certain approved third parties, use functional, analytical and tracking cookies (or similar technologies) to understand your event preferences and provide you with a customised.

Brownsea Island is one of five islands in Poole Harbour and one of the places reputed to have inspired Enid Blyton's Kirrin Island which plays a large part in several of the Famous Five books. It is also reputed to have been the source for her Whispering Island.

Learning on Brownsea As the birthplace of the Scouting and Guiding movements, Brownsea Island provides the perfect backdrop for your educational visit offering an exciting, safe and varied environment for your cross-curricular activities.

Whether your group books an activity led by one of our National Trust. Scary Bones is a friendly skeleton who has adventures with his friends Sasha and Ben. In this audiobook they encounter the pirates of Brownsea Island along with.

The first three books of the 'Brownsea Island Series' are now available. Written by Caroline Hall. Illustrated by Alec Wills. Buy Now. Buy Now. Buy Now. Tales of Brownsea Island by Caroline Hall 'ALL ABOARD FOR BROWNSEA ISLAND" where you will meet Peacock, Squirrel, Hedgehog, Rabbit and Deer and find out about their many adventures.Read Ä Brownsea Island by Oliver Garnett Ï The National Trust Cares For The Finest Collection Of Historic Buildings, Gardens, Parks.

Meanwhile, Brownsea Island is gearing up for the th anniversary of the birth of Scouting, with special events throughout On August 1, the World Organization of the Scout Movement will take over Brownsea Island to commemorate the Sunrise of Scouting— years to the minute after the Hero of Mafeking opened the first Scout camp with a.