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Brownsea Island

Jean Sutton

Brownsea Island

a history

by Jean Sutton

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Published by The National Trust in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Jean Sutton and Alan Bromby.
ContributionsBromby, Alan., National Trust.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14571086M


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Brownsea Island is dramatically located in Poole Harbour, with spectacular views across to the Purbeck Hills. Thriving habitats including woodland, heathland and a lagoon create a unique haven for wildlife, such as the rare red squirrel and a wide variety of birds, including dunlin, kingfishers, common and sandwich terns and on: Poole Harbour, BH13 7EE, Dorset.

Brownsea Island sits in the middle of Poole Harbour, with dramatic views to the Purbeck Hills. Thriving natural habitats, including woodland, heathland and a lagoon, have created havens for wildlife, such as the red squirrel and a huge variety of birds, including the sandwich /5(K).

Excursions (only applies to those staying on the island): Brownsea Island to Poole Quay Return £ Cargo boat by arrangement.

Available on the Poole to Brownsea & Around the Brownsea Island book return – Central Heating plus Full bar, teas, coffees and snacks. PLEASE NOTE BOOKING ONLY REQUIRED FOR GROUPS OF 15 OR MORE (Brownsea Island sailings).

About Camping on Brownsea Island Spend a night under the stars on the spot where the first Scouts camped over years ago. This unique campsite is nestled on the south side of Brownsea Island overlooking the rolling Purbeck hills and is easily accessed by using a.

Brownsea Island is an internationally important nature reserve featuring rare wildlife, Brownsea Island book 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 Great Heath Living Landscape.

Scroll down to see our Brownsea Island webcam. The weather on Brownsea Island can be wet and windy even in summer, Brownsea Island book 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 ferry port, has restrooms, a.

Brownsea Open Air Theatre Brownsea Island, owned by the National Trust, is the largest of the 5 main islands in Poole Harbour. It is famous as the location of Robert Baden-Powell's first scouting camp, and today attracts visitors for its natural beauty and wildlife including red squirrels, peacocks and sika deer.

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/5(K). National Trust Brownsea Island, Poole, Dorset. 9, likes talking about this 29, were here.

Wildlife sanctuary. Home of red squirrels & birthplace of Scouting. Currently closed in line /5(). Shows Brownsea Island in Shows Brownsea Island in Shows Brownsea Island in Shows Brownsea Island in Shows Brownsea Island in Books about Brownsea Island area Browse 32 photo books on Brownsea Island and the surrounding area.

See All Books. A wonderful part of local history, a relaxing excursion on Brownsea Island Ferries provides the perfect day out. People have been enjoying the experience of a cruise aboard Poole’s famous yellow boats for over years.

Family run back then and still family run. Easy paths that meander through a wide variety of landscapes, and the island’s pine-woods, heathland, sandy beaches, meadows, lakes and lagoons are crammed with flowers and wild creatures.

It isn’t surprising that this island was voted the best nature reserve in the UK. Brownsea Open Air Theatre's production of Romeo and Juliet. The government's advice for the Coronavirus changed dramatically on Monday 16th March In light of these changes the Trustees of Brownsea Open Air Theatre have had to carefully consider what action to take in order to safeguard everyone including the BOAT company and, further.

Contact the ferry companies direct for bookings and information: ''Greenslade Pleasure Boats ''Brownsea Island Ferries ''Please note that there are restrictions on. Brownsea Island is a nature reserve situated in Poole Harbour, managed by the National Trust the reserve can be reached by boat from the Sandbanks side of the Studland Ferry Jetty.

It is a fantastic wildlife haven and is a great place for sightings of the lesser spotted red squirrel. Brownsea Castle. If you ever had a childhood dream of living in your very own castle, then the Partnership's hotel on Brownsea Island, located just 15 minutes off the Dorset coast, will make your dream come true.

The Castle is an amazing place to visit, first glimpsed from Castello, the private launch that ferries Partners to this magical. The warmer months see special events, including Brownsea Open-Air Theatre and cinema under the stars. Whatever the season, there's something new to experience and enjoy on Brownsea Island - from the spring blossom to the autumn leaves, the warm summer waters to the beautiful winter sunsets/5(K).

Things to do near Brownsea Island on Tripadvisor: reviews and 6, candid photos of things to do near Brownsea Island in Poole, United Kingdom.

Book ticket. River Rage. 21 March, Start: am Saturday 21 st Mar Mick Hanfling Park, Torrens Road, Kallangur Finish: pm Sunday Brownsea Water Activities Center, All Pass Parade.

For those unable to access the Brownsea Island Ferries or Greenslade's Pleasure Boats, the National Trust operates the Brownsea Seahorse; a wheelchair accessible boat that runs a bookable service on set days. For dates and to book call or check the website. Brownsea Island: National Trust Guidebook Paperback – September 7, by National Trust (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Save up to $^ when you bundle your flight & hotel. Book your escape today. BROWNSEA ISLAND Ferry trips run daily every half hour from 10am i.e. the following applies:,throughout the day until pm. Return times from Brownsea Island:,throughout the day the pm boat will remain.

Brownsea attracts visitors from all over the world, as you can see from the donated badges and Visitors' Book in the Trading Post / Scout Visitor Centre run by the Brownsea Island Service Team. The photograph below is of Scouters from Japan who, with me, were a part of the Headquarters 'Heritage Tour' in September What happened on the first Scout camp in.

How do you spot a rare red squirrel. And why did one person, the reclusive Mrs Bonham-Christie, turn Brownsea Island into the haven for nature it is today.

This guidebook traverses the islands past and present to. Book a ferry for one of its regular voyages to Brownsea Island from Poole Harbour. The journey is short, with arrival at the docks beside Brownsea Castle on the eastern coast.

Get around the small island on foot easily. Its length is just miles ( kilometers). Book a Room FJB Hotels Menu. Magical Brownsea Island. 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.

Requirement 2b: Brownsea Island. See pages 6, 9, and of the Merit Badge pamphlet. Brownsea history at US Scouting Service Project; Brownsea Island, National Trust website; Brownsea Scout Camp Wikipedia page (See the warning above about Wikipedia.) Requirement 2b: First World Scout Jamboree.

See page 50 of the Merit Badge pamphlet. We bought tickets to see an open air Shakespeare play on Brownsea island. The tickets include the ferry to and from the island. The ferry journey across was easy and you disembark on the quay.

We walked through to a nice grassy area where we sat and ate our picnic. The /5(K). Brownsea Island and The Red Squirrels by Emma Kirkup Last updated Septem k Views Set in the heart of Poole Harbour, Dorset, this island is a rare haven for our native mammals and makes for a great day out exploring particularly for a nature lover like me!Author: Emma Kirkup.

We have a range of activities that your group can book into. Please see ‘ L. earning on Brownsea Island’ Island entry is included in adventure camping and residential group campingfees. Children. Child prices apply to 5 17–years. Children 4 years and under can camp free of charge.

Minimum stay. 1 night. National Trust members. A unique opportunity to join these popular 1/2 day photography workshops using the stunning location of Brownsea island as our location. Run by award winning photographer Paul Williams this is a truly magical workshop that gives you the rare chance to stay overnight &.

Brownsea Island. A great day out, get the bus (or drive) to Studland and catch the ferry across to the place where the Scouts movement began and one of the few places left where Red Squirrels thrive.

Brownsea Island is the largest of the islands in Poole Harbour in the county of Dorset, England. The island is owned by the National Trust. Wikipedia. Brownsea Castle is a majestic fortress of Tudor design, proudly overlooking the southeastern corner of a large island in Poole Harbour.

It was initially constructed in the 16th century as a fortification to defend the southern coast of England from European attacks.

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Brownsea Island Adventure (BSI) is designed for Scouts who have just joined a troop or have just graduated from Webelos. The program completes most requirements for Tenderfoot and Second Class, and many requirements for First Class, but can be tailored, to.

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Environmental conditions can change the nature of the trail within a short space of time. Please check weather and water level/conditions before heading out. The Brownsea Training Camp serves a twofold purpose for adult attendees: 1. Introduce them to traditional scouting and BPSA 2. Learn the Tenderfoot Pathfinder skills and become invested as a Rover Squire PLs keep a log book for all of their patrol members for tracking and sign-off.