* 1. This year we are open winter weekends from Feb 8 to Mar 16. Later this year we are considering extening winter weekend opening from the beginning of November to Mid-March. If we opened at this time would you visit us?

* 2. Winter is the perfect time for walking, birdwatching and exploring Brownsea Island. Our shop and cafe will open but would you still be interested in visiting if our guided tours and some family activities were unavailable at this time?

* 3. The ferry to Brownsea Island would run from Sandbanks Quay - would this influence your decision to visit in any way? Please write any comments below?

* 4. How much would the weather influence your decision to visit out of season?

  Definitely Likely Unlikely Definitely not

* 5. Have you visited Brownsea Island before?

* 6. Are you a member of the National Trust?

* 7. Do you have any comments about our proposed winter weekend opening?