Visit Wareham and be Inspired
Wareham is the perfect base for a memorable family holiday in Purbeck. Whether you love walking and cycling, enjoy birdwatching, fishing or boating, Wareham, has it all nearby.
There is plenty of great accommodation in town from cosy self-catering cottages and B&Bs to hotels and nearby campsites.
Wareham also offers a wide range of independant shops, restaurants and pubs, a museum and a very helpful Tourist Information Centre. Click here for guidebook.
Relax or explore - please yourself
Take the ferry from the Quay down the River Frome to Poole and Brownsea Island, or jump on the no.40 bus for a day on the beach at Swanage.
Catch a film at the wonderfully restored REX cinema, or enjoy a quiet pint and a bite to eat in one of Wareham's eight pubs. Don't miss the 'Chipperies' in South St - best chips in Dorset !
Wareham has a Saturday market on the Quay and a Thursday market at Cottees saleroom on East Street. There is also the Wareham Home Producers market in the United Reformed Church, Church Street, every Thursday, 8.30am - 11.00. Other nearby attractions include: Poole Harbour, Brownsea Island, Corfe Castle, Lulworth Cove, Durdle Door, County Town of Dorchester and the Jurassic Coast - a World Heritage site.