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Monarch is the world’s smallest commercial paddle steamer and one of only three operating in...
The shop is a good mixture of vintage, collectables, antiques and new. Mainly china and glass, with...
Archaeological finds and many artefacts relating to the town itself, plus a pictorial collection of...
Good beer and home-made food, plus real ales and live entertainment. There is an extensive choice...
Want to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life? Then the pretty, riverside town of Wareham is just the place you’re looking for. Explore the town’s 2000 years of history, enjoy a delicious meal at one of the eateries, browse the interesting and unique shops or go for a walk and surround yourself with rolling hills and beautiful views.
The villages of Wool, West Lulworth and Moreton are only a short distance away. Discover the Jurassic Coast, visit the Tank Museum or follow in the footsteps of the famous adventurer and writer T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia).
Wareham is one of the few remaining Saxon walled towns in England. Take a walk around the Walls to find out about Viking attacks, civil war skirmishes and gruesome executions!. Wareham Town Museum is a great place to discover local history and learn about the town’s connections with T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia).
The town’s Quay is a lively meeting place and is host to many events and activities, plus a weekly market. Why not hire a boat, have a picnic, cruise down the river on a paddle steamer or just sit and watch the river flow by?
For the energetic there are forest bike rides and river kayaking, the little ones can feed lambs and take a tractor-trailor ride, and for the not-so-little there are historic castles and tranquil beauty spots nearby.
Some of Dorset’s most loved attractions are near Wareham. Meet the rescued lemurs, orangutans and apes at Monkey World or have the biggest day out in history at the Tank Museum.
If you’re looking for somewhere to have a bite to eat, you are spoilt for choice with nearly 30 cafés, pubs, restaurants and tea rooms catering for every taste and budget.
From a simple sandwich to take on a picnic up to an elegant candlelit dinner in a country house hotel, Wareham has lots of variety when choosing the perfect place for something to eat or drink.
Wareham’s high street has plenty of individual and interesting shops from galleries and boutiques to vintage and gifts. There’s lots of opportunity to get something truly unique as a memento of your visit to Dorset.
You can also do your food shopping locally too at our supermarkets, farmers markets, butchers, bakers and farm shops. So you can get everything you need when you arrive and you’ll be sure it’s the freshest and tastiest too!
Barely a day goes past when there isn’t something taking place in or near Wareham – from film and music festivals to carnivals and river races – you’ll always find something to entertain you during your visit.
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