Jump right in!

Braggers Wood welcomes you. Pull in off the lane and your scouting blood will tingle with anticipation at the new memories waiting to be made....

Activities onsite

Everyday Adventure, what scouting's all about. You'll find many activities onsite, ours and yours.

Home of Worldwide Scouting

Just one reason to come to Braggers Wood - to visit Brownsea Island, the birthplace of scouting. 15 miles and a boat ride away.

Braggers Wood is about everyday adventure leading to #SkillsForLife

Braggers Wood is a small to medium woodland site with a traditional scouting feel yet with many modern facilities.

The site is within the New Forest National Park and close to the south coast and Brownsea Island with plenty of activities onsite and in the surrounding areas.    

Camping is on small pitches and large fields or there's indoor accommodation in one of the two lodges.

Onsite activities include archery, air rifle shooting and boulderin. You can use the campfire circle, the outdoors wood oven, the woods or the outdoor chapel.

Available to scouts and guides, DofE groups and youth groups.

i.Scout. You can.scout at Braggers Wood.


Set in woodland between the forest and the sea


Small pitches, large pitches, woodland pitches, grassy pitches


Up for a challenge? What will you do?