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Dorset Wildife Trust Higher Hyde Heath Nature Reserve

Higher Hyde Heath Nature Reserve

Four miles east of Wareham, Higher Hyde Heath is an internationally important area of dry and wet lowland heathland and woodland within a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). This nature reserve is home to all six of the UK’s native reptiles and rich and varied flora and fauna such as silver studded blue and …

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Stonehill Nature Reserve near Wareham in Dorset

Stonehill Down Nature Reserve

Nextdoor to Kilwood is Stonehill Down nature reserve with its stunning views across Purbeck, also managed by Dorset Wildlife Trust High up on the chalk ridge running from east to west over the Isle of Purbeck, Stonehill Down offers far reaching views across Wareham Forest and in the warmer months, the chalk downland is covered …

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Wareham Forest near Wareham Dorset

Wareham Forest

Wareham Forest is a great place to explore and discover the famous heaths and woods of the Dorset countryside. Many miles of tracks take you through beautiful and ancient landscapes, where if you are lucky you’ll see some of the things that make it so special. This area is home to lots of unique plants …

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Wareham Town Museum

An interesting local museum  located in the heart of Wareham on East Street by the main traffic lights and the Town Hall. It tells the story of Wareham from prehistoric times until the present day. Exhibits include Geology including Dinosaur fossils found near Wareham. Archaeology including local Iron Age and Roman artefacts. A replica of …

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