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 features

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 property listings offer a large selection of 1,446 vacation rentals near Wareham. From 534 Cottages to 534 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Wareham for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Wareham?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Wareham. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Durdle Door: 1,372 vacation rentals
  • Wareham Wool Station: 1,594 vacation rentals
  • Wareham Station: 1,655 vacation rentals
  • Clouds Hill: 1,635 vacation rentals
  • Wareham Town Museum: 1,640 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Wareham?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 534 Cottages in Wareham. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wareham include:

  • Cabins: 534 rentals available
  • Houses: 492 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 534 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wareham?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 94 vacation rentals with pool available in Wareham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.