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 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 features

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Wareham?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 712 holiday lettings around Wareham. From 194 cottages to 216 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a beach property in Wareham?

There's nothing better than sand between your toes and the taste of sea salt on your lips. It's time to rally your buddies for some serious beach action. HomeAway has 289 beachside holiday homes. Open to other ideas? HomeAway has oodles more options to search through, including:

  • 215 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 134 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 102 rural holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Wareham?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. Providing loads of space to spread out, they're perfect if you want to live like a local. There are 311 houses listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £53 per night. If that doesn't match your posse's style, we have a range of different self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Apartment: 271 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £39 per night.
  • Cottage: 237 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £54 per night.
  • Hotel: 54 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £29 per night.

Can I stay in Wareham in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tricky finding the time to meet up with friends and family members. A getaway is a great way to get together. If you were hoping to kick back under the same roof, HomeAway has places to suit. The top option for large groups here are cottage holiday rentals, and there are 64 available. Properties for rent around this area that are suitable for large groups include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we have 572 rental accommodation perfectly suited for that size. Book a night from just £53.
  • If you have 8 in your party, you'll be pleased to discover that there are 245 rental accommodation that are ideal. The starting price is £83 a night.
  • Seeking places for rent catering to 5 people? You'll be happy to hear we have 192 that'll be perfect. You can score one from just £48 per night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can bring along your aunt, your grandpa and all your pals to Wareham.