Destination guide

Head to the rustic city of Wareham

Enjoy the history and other features of Wareham. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the gardens, bars and boating. Monkey World Ape Rescue Center and Corfe Castle are just a couple of the must-sees. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Wareham

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Wareham a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Poole Twin Sails Bridge (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Swanage 18 Hole Pitch and Putt (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Splashdown Waterpark (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Wimborne Model Town (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Alum Chine Beach (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Wareham

Travelers love Wareham for its pristine countryside and picturesque gardens. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wareham is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brownsea Island (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Bournemouth Beach (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Lulworth Cove Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Lulworth Cove (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Durdle Door (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Sculpture by the Lakes (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Wareham

The nearest airport is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), located 15.2 mi (24.4 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Wareham Station, Wareham Wool Station and Wareham Norden Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Wareham?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 909 holiday lettings near Wareham. From 248 Cottages to 248 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wareham is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Wareham?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Wareham. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wareham Station: 1,826 holiday lettings
  • Wareham Town Museum: 1,809 holiday lettings
  • Studland Beach and Nature Reserve: 1,526 holiday lettings
  • Poole Hamworthy Station: 1,629 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Design in Plastics: 1,798 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Wareham listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Wareham?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 248 Cottages in Wareham. Our other popular types of Wareham holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 248 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 321 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 248 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wareham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 53 holiday homes with pool available in Wareham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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