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National Trust Brownsea Island – Gold Residential Opportunities

A well-established residential in the heart of Poole Harbour – the magic of Brownsea Island awaits! National Trust’s Outdoor Centre on Brownsea has welcomed Gold DofE participants for over 5 years and offers a mixture of adventure activities, conservation and team work and outdoor learning opportunities all led by experienced and enthusiastic staff members.

Outdoor Learning and Activities residential. Participants can gain experience and knowledge of the flora and fauna on the island and get stuck in with assisting with outdoor adventure and learning activities. Perfect for those with an interest in outdoor learning or a general interest in learning about the natural world and/or delivering environmental education.

23rd July-27th July;

30th  July-4th August;

13th-17th August;

23rd-27th August


“Under Canvas – The Warden Experience” residential. Participants will assist with the day-to-day running of our busy award-winning Outdoor Centre and campsite, you’ll gain a wide range of experience in assisting with conservation tasks, activity support and helping us with the smooth running of our busy island campsite.

13th-17th August

6th-10th September

13th-17th September


  • “Ranger Residential”. Participants will assist the Outdoor Centre and Countryside teams with a wide range of tasks on the island from clearance of invasive species and using hand tools (full training given) to fence repairs and wildlife surveys.

13th-17th August;

            23rd-27th August



Please contact [email protected] for more information or to discuss your requirements.

Course location:
Brownsea Island