~ The definitive guide to the ancient Saxon riverside town of Wareham in Dorset; the ideal base to explore and experience Purbeck and the Jurassic Coast ~

“Love Wareham! It has been included in our Dorset holiday for years”

– Quote from Visit Wareham facebook page

A town for all seasons!

There’s a great choice of places to stay in Wareham, from cosy little rooms above old pubs, to fully equipped suites in B & B’s and hotels.

Then, once you’ve whiled away a few hours either shopping on our old high street, or been on a great day out at one of the many attractions nearby, you’re spoilt for choice for dining out at one of our restaurants, cafes and pubs!


Wareham's attractions and it's amazing history. Purbeck and the Jurassic Coast
Wareham attractions • Isle of Purbeck & Jurassic Coast • Wareham's amazing history
Let's go!

Food & Drink

Fine dining, fish and chips on the quay and local produce with local brews
Pubs • Restaurants • Takeaways
Let's go!

Things to do

Beaches, castles, animal parks, museums, steam railway...
Animals • Beaches • Castles • Walks • Family days out • Museums • Nature reserves
Let's go!


Shop locally with top quality and quirky independent retailers
Bakeries • Clothing • Galleries • Gifts • Groceries • Health • Jewellers • Speciality
Let's go!

What's on

Castle sieges, music festivals, cinema, tank displays, art festivals
Events • Cinema • Film Festival • Music events
Let's go!


Wareham has a great choice of places to stay, from campsites to hotels
Hotels • B & B's • Self Catering • Camping & Caravanning
Let's go!

Our official Visitor Guide 2020!

What's on around Wareham and Purbeck!

Camp Bestival 2021 near Wareham
Camp Bestival
29 July - 1 August 2021
Silent Woman Live Music in August 2021
Live at the Silent Woman
1 August 2021
Arts and Crafts Exhibition in Wareham 7th August 2021
Arts and Crafts Exhibition
Organised by Art4Action to raise money for charity.
Open air cinema at the Blue Pool near Wareham
Blue Pool
Open Air Cinema 4 August 2021
DACA Showcase 2021
Friday August 6th to Tuesday August 10th
Open air cinema at Lulworth Castle
Lulworth Castle
Open Air Cinema 10 August 2021
Swanage Railway
Roads to Rail 27 - 30 August 2021
Wareham Folk Harvest
September 25th
Lawrence After Arabia at the Rex Cinema in Wareham this October 2021
Rex Cinema
Lawrence After Arabia 20 & -21st October 2021

2021 July

Featured local businesses

Meyers Estate Agents

Wareham & Purbeck

'Your leading independent Wareham Estate Agents'

Duke of Wellington pub

'Wareham’s friendly local pub, just a few paces from the centre of Wareham'

Scroll to Top