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

Wild Woodbury Dorset Wildlife Trust Bere Regis near Wareham and Purbeck
Dorset Wildlife Trust

Wild Woodbury

A 170 hectares of former agricultural land acquired by Dorset Wildlife Trust in 2021 just …

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

Arne RSPB Nature Reserve

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

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Birds of Poole Harbour Middlebere Wareham
Birds of Poole Harbour

Birdlife at Middlebere

Middlebere is one of the harbour’s premier birding sites, offering a stunning variety of birds, …

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Birdwatching at Corfe River Valley Birds of Poole Harbour
Birds of Poole Harbour

Birdlife at the Corfe River Valley

This secret corner of Poole Harbour is well worth a visit for its tranquillity as …

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Cycle led rides in Purbeck with Sustrans

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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The Purbeck Park near Wareham, Dorset

Purbeck Park

Located in the centre of the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, Purbeck Park is a …

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Visit the ghost village of Tyneham near Creech, Wareham

Tyneham ‘ghost’ Village

Tyneham is Dorset’s famous ‘lost’ village   In November 1943 all residents of the small …

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Careys Secret Garden
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Carey’s Secret Garden

Behind a 150 year old wall, situated just outside of Wareham, Dorset, sits 3.5 acres …

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