the official tourism website of WAREHAM

~ The official tourism website for the pretty Saxon riverside town of Wareham in Dorset;
the ideal holiday base to explore and experience Purbeck and the Jurassic Coast ~

~ The official tourism website for the pretty Saxon riverside town of Wareham in Dorset;
the ideal holiday base to explore and experience Purbeck and the Jurassic Coast ~

  • "Love Wareham! It has been included in our Dorset holiday for years"
  • “I do visit Wareham whenever I can, it’s my happy place, the jewel in Dorset’s crown!”
  • “Can't wait to visit your beautiful town again next Spring”
  • “Perfect spot for all south Dorset attractions”
  • “So much history in one town!”
  • "Your excellent website triggered memories of happy times and I am looking forward to rediscovering the area"

– Quotes from Visit Wareham facebook page

A town for all seasons!

Welcome to Wareham! We have loads of useful and interesting information for your holiday or visit to Wareham in Dorset…

Find out about the amazing history of our Saxon walled town or read our guide to the many places to explore in and around Wareham. We also have some great ideas for places to visit and things to do nearby in Purbeck, and the Jurassic Coast.

Check out our list of local events happening near Wareham and Purbeck – updated weekly! Perfect for planning your holiday to Wareham in advance of your arrival!

We also have a selection of places to stay from quirky, independent hotels, to cosy bed and breakfasts or scenic, rural campsites.

And to make your holiday or visit to Wareham complete we also have our popular guide to the many fantastic places to eat, in and around Wareham, as well as a guide to our local shops including a fantastic range of good quality, independent retailers.

Discover more about Wareham...

Discover

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!

Shopping

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!

Accommodation

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

What's on around Wareham and Purbeck!

Events for this month!

It might be cold out there but there’s an amazing selection of local events in and around Wareham and Purbeck this February to keep you entertained!

Bath yourself in magical light during these dark winter months with Wareham’s amazing Illuminate at The Blue Pool or the Enchanted (illuminated) Secret Garden at Careys!

Enjoy a movie at Wareham Rex Cinema or The Mowlem in Swanage. Or enjoy a cosy night at a traditional local pub with a fun Pub Quiz on offer!

Or get outside and explore Purbeck wonderful nature and wildlife at Arne (you can also hire an ‘all terrain mobility scooter’ for those with mobility needs).

 

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What's on for families this February Half Term near Wareham

Wondering what to do with the kids February this half term? There’s plenty of fun activities to suit all budgets in and around Wareham and Purbeck!

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Official Visitor Guides!

AVAILABLE from the new Visit Wareham Visitor Centre at the Not Just Sundaes Community Cafe, Trinity Church, South St.

Or find them in Wareham at Wareham Town Museum. Wareham Library, Antelope Inn, Garden Gate Tea Room, Duke of Wellington, The Bear Hotel, Harry’s Cafe, Horse and Groom, Creative Gallery, Purbeck Artisan Yard, The Italian Bakery.

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