Brownsea Island

Details

Description

20 hectare campsite on 300 hectare island of heath, coast and woodland, with unique wildlife and habitats.

Address
Brownsea Island
Poole Harbour
 
Town
Poole
County
Dorset
Post code
BH15 1EE
Tel
01202 707744
Fax
-
Email
brownseaisland@nationaltrust.org.uk
URL
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/...brownsea
Location
SZ 015 875 - 50.687N 1.979W
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Contact

Warden/Contact
Trevor Warwick
Address
Brownsea Island
Poole Harbour
Town
Poole
County
Dorset
Post code
BH13 7EE
Tel
01202 707744
Fax
-
Email
brownseaisland@nationaltrust.org.uk

Facilities

Toilets
Yes
Washing facilities
No
Water supply
Yes
Hot showers
Yes
Hot water
No
Cooking utensil washing area
Yes
Laundry
No
Waste disposal
Yes
Chemical toilet waste disposal
Yes
Public telephone
Yes
Security
No
Car park
No
Pioneering poles
Yes
Fridge freezer
Yes
Altar fires
No
Cooking area
No
Providore
No
Mail box
Yes
Campfire circle
Yes
Bivouacking area
-
Chapel
Yes

Activities

Onsite activities

  • Archery
  • Low ropes
  • Sea kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Swimming
  • Problem solving
  • Nature reserve
  • Conservation ""Get Stuck-in""
  • Pioneering

Local attractions

  • Boat Trips
  • Sports Centre
  • Fishing
  • Museums

Camping

Site available for Camping
April to October
Maximum number of campers
200
Price range
£1.50 - £2.00
Deposit required
Yes
Suitable for County camps
No
Suitable for District camps
Yes
Suitable for Patrol camps
Yes
Suitable for "Backwoods" camps
No

Indoor

Building available
April to October
Number of buildings
1
Maximum number of residents
24
Price range
£4.00 - £0.00
Deposit required
Yes
Beds provided
24
Fuel type
Gas
Kitchen/cooking area
Yes
Cooking/eating utensils
Yes
Building heated
Yes
Tables/chairs
Yes
Suitable for Pack holidays
Yes
Suitable for Beaver sleepover
No

Special needs

Site access
No
Camping location toilet washing access
No
Indoor accommodation access
No
Activities access
No

Other

Train station
Poole
Coach station
Poole
Airport
Bournemouth
Sea/river port
Poole
Tourist information
The Quay, Poole, Dorset Tel: 01202253253
Brochure available from warden
Yes

Additional notes

For special needs access information please contact us.''Boats run frequently from Poole and Sandbanks throughout the season. Contact the ferry companies direct for bookings and information:-''Greenslade Pleasure Boats 01202 631828 www.greensladepleasureboats.co.uk ''Brownsea Island Ferries 01929 4672383 www.brownseaislandferries.com ''Please note that there are restrictions on the carrying of luggage and equipment. We recommend that you make use of the full range of camping and cooking equipment available for hire on the island.''For answers to any specific Scouting and Guiding questions call 0870 743 1907

Last modified: 17th November 2010

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