Visit Wareham, A town for all seasons!

Wareham attractions

... there's something for everyone!

It’s no wonder that thousands choose beautiful Wareham as their preferred holiday destination: it’s got something for everyone. Wareham isn’t just a gateway to the Isle of Purbeck, it is one of the most beautiful, and ancient, riverside towns in the country. There’s so much to enjoy in Wareham itself. Here’s our guide to Wareham’s attractions…

There’s so much around Wareham for you to visit and enjoy – a 1000 years of places !

Wareham has plenty to offer, from boat hire and riverside walks to retail therapy!

Relax with a drink on the quay, a picnic by the river, or a fabulous meal in town!

Places to visit

Explore Wareham's Nature and Wildlife at RSPB Arne Nature Reserve
Cycling

Arne RSPB Nature Reserve

Set against the backdrop of Poole Harbour the 565 hectares of Arne is famous for …

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Kilwood Nature Reserve near Wareham in Dorset
Dorset Wildlife Trust

Kilwood Nature Reserve

A few miles outside Wareham, you will find this wonderful nature reserve managed by Dorset …

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Stonehill Nature Reserve near Wareham in Dorset
Dorset Wildlife Trust

Stonehill Down Nature Reserve

Nextdoor to Kilwood is Stonehill Down nature reserve with its stunning views across Purbeck, also …

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The Fine Foundation Wild Seas Centre, Kimmeridge, Jurassic Coast
Dorset Wildlife Trust

Fine Foundation Wild Seas Centre

Discover Kimmeridge Beautiful Kimmeridge Bay lies just 7 miles (by road) from Wareham. It sits …

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Wareham Boat Hire
Fun ways to explore Purbeck

Wareham Boat Hire

Offering self drive motor boats, kayaks, canoes, rowing boats, boat trips and stand up paddle …

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Cycle led rides in Purbeck with Sustrans
Cycling

Sustran Cycle Rides in Purbeck

Sustrans is the charity making it easier to walk and cycle. We are the UK’s …

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Explore Wareham's Nature and Wildlife at RSPB Arne Nature Reserve
Cycling

Arne RSPB Nature Reserve

Set against the backdrop of Poole Harbour the 565 hectares of Arne is famous for …

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Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre near Wareham
Animals

Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre

Visit Monkey World – Ape Rescue Centre to see over 260 rescued and endangered monkeys …

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