Destination guide

Head to the rustic city of Wareham

Enjoy the history and other features of Wareham. Travellers 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-see attractions. With a holiday 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 cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Wareham a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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

Travellers love Wareham for its pristine countryside and beautiful 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Wareham

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

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 near Wareham?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 911 holiday rentals near Wareham. From 248 Cottages to 248 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wareham for a long holiday or a weekend break 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 homes near great places in Wareham. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • St Martin's on the Walls: 1,834 holiday rentals
  • Wareham Station: 1,851 holiday rentals
  • Wareham Town Museum: 1,834 holiday rentals
  • Bournemouth Beach: 1,895 holiday rentals
  • Warmwell Holiday Park Ski Slope: 1,809 holiday rentals

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 holiday houses
  • Houses: 323 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 248 holiday houses

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 54 holiday homes with pool available in Wareham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.