Brownsea early bird walk and breakfast

Brownsea lagoon

Brownsea early bird walk and breakfast

The Dorset Wildlife Trust and the National Trust have partnered together to offer you an opportunity to enjoy the island and its wildlife before the crowds arrive.

Event details


7:30am - 10:30am
A static map of Brownsea early bird walk and breakfast

About the event

A ranger from the Dorset Wildlife Trust team will lead you on a wander around the island, lakes and lagoon. Experience the peace and tranquillity of the island and listen out for the sounds of the unique wildlife as they are busy about their day.

Afterwards, enjoy a delicious breakfast roll and a hot beverage in our harbour fronted cafe before heading back on the National Trust boat to Sandbanks.


Phone number

0344 249 1895


Adult £28.50
Child £14.25

Additional booking information

Call: 0344 249 1895 - National Trust Central Box Office

Please let us know of any dietary requirements.

Know before you go


Guide dogs only
See above for more information about dogs on nature reserves.

Wheelchair access

Unfortunately there is no wheelchair access on the boat.

What to bring

Bring sensible outdoor clothing and footwear.


Parking information

Meet at Sandbanks jetty to the right of the chain ferry. Please leave plenty of time to park and arrive at the jetty (5-10 mins). P&D on-street parking throughout Sandbanks peninsula.


Picnic area
Accessible toilet