Brownsea Island © Andy Garcia

Brownsea Island © Andy Garcia 

Summer Holidays on Brownsea

Join us for family fun every day of the school holidays at our Brownsea Island Nature Reserve from 24th July to 3rd September.

Event details


11:00 - 15:00 - every day during the school holidays
A static map of Summer Holidays on Brownsea

About the event

Come along to the nature reserve to take part in activities such as pond dipping, moth traps, arts and crafts, sunflower seed planting and quizzes. Learn more about how to encourage pollinators to your garden, go on a family guided walk or take part in a minibeast hunt!

Contact the Brownsea team on 01202 709445 for more details on specific events and timings. Events are weather dependent.


Phone number

01202 709445


Boat fares and National Trust landing fees apply. Free entry to the island for National Trust members and Dorset Wildlife Trust members showing a valid membership card. Small donation on entry to the reserve.

Additional booking information

Booking is not essential.

Know before you go


Picnic area
Disabled toilet