A tranquil island in Poole Harbour with spectacular views.

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  • Owned/managed by: Owned byThe National Trust, managed by Dorset Wildlife Trust
  • Grid reference: SZ032877
  • Location: Poole
  • Access information: Disabled access - all boats accept and help wheelchair users. Two self drive powered wheelchairs and two manual wheelchairs are available.
    No dogs allowed on island.
    Shop; toilets; exhibition; restaurant; Braille and large print guides, audio tapes.
  • What can I see there? Red squirrels, deer and rare birds including little egrets. Dorset Wildlife Trust manages a nature reserve which includes brackish lagoon, nesting terns and heronry. Waymarked trails over island.
  • Best time to visit: March - October
  • Opening hours: 23 March - 13 Oct daily, 10am - 5pm
    July - August 10am - 6pm
  • Transport links: Ferry from Poole or Sandbanks
  • Contact: National Trust Property Manager 01202 707744
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