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Brownsea Island

Brownsea Island National Trust Nature reserve Poole Deer

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Standard£7.20 per ticket
Child Standard£3.60 per ticket
Family Standard (1 adult & 3 children)£10.80 per ticket
Family Standard (2 adults & 3 children)£18.00 per ticket
Group Adult Standard£6.40 per ticket
Group Children Standard£3.20 per ticket
National Trust MembersFree

Gift Aid Admission slightly higher.
Group rates for 15 or more visitors.
Ferry fare applies to all visitors.

Opening Times

Opening times (17 Mar 2019 - 28 Oct 2019)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* Boat service from Poole Quay and Sandbanks Jetty runs half hourly.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
Brownsea Island
BH13 7EE
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    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Follow signs to Poole Quay or Sandbanks. To access Poole Harbour from the west take the A35/A350 Dorchester-Poole road. From the east take the A31 Ringwood-Poole road. From the north take the A3081/A350 Shaftesbury-Poole road.


    Parking Poole: follow signs to visitor quayside car park, where you can use pedestrian signage to locate the quay.

    Sandbanks: there is metered road parking available on the peninsular leading up to the ferry and a large car park within a ten minute walk from the Sandbanks jetty where the boats depart from.

    SatNav: Postcodes for Sat Nav: Sandbanks Jetty, BH13 7QJ

    Poole Quay, BH15 1HP.

    By cycle: Please note that it's not possible to bring bikes to the island.

    Public Transport Directions

    Ferrys: From March 17 – October 28 2018, Greenslades Pleasure Boats and Brownsea Island Ferries will be running a half hourly service from Poole Quay and Sandbanks Jetty. Boats from Sandbanks Jetty (Brownsea Island Ferries only) run every half hour from 10am – 4:30pm. There is no 1pm service from Sandbanks Jetty and the last boat off the island is at 5pm. Boats from Poole Quay run half hourly from 10am – 4:30pm. All visitors, including National Trust members need to purchase tickets which can be purchased in advance or on the day at the kiosks. For service information please see: Greenslade Pleasure Boats: 01202 669955 or Brownsea Island Ferries: 01202 666226

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