Wareham originally Werham is an ancient market town within the local government district of Purbeck, shire county of Dorset, South West Region, England, United Kingdom. It lies along the banks of the rivers Frome and Piddle in proximity with Poole
. Its earliest known history goes back the Stone Age as per the several archaeological evidences found around the area. A number of historical items belonging to the Romans and Anglo-Saxons were also discovered in Wareham. The town today is famous for its scenic environment, religious sites and cultural heritage.
Top Attractions within WarehamArne Toy Museum
lies within Arne, Wareham, England, United Kingdom. The venue is highly recommended for all toy enthusiasts most especially children as it features displays that tell about the history and development of toys throughout time. Toys made of fabric, wood and plastic are all present at the museum. Clouds Hill
refers to the historical cottage that sits near the town of Wareham in Dorset, England, United Kingdom. The property is somewhat isolated and is known for being the former home of the popular Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence a.k.a. Lawrence of Arabia. Clouds Hill is now owned and protected by the National Trust and currently showcases items that tell about the life and accomplishments of T.E. Lawrence and many other luminaries. Corfe Castle
used to be a powerful fortress during the olden times. All that is left of it today however, is its ruins on top of Purbeck Hills within the town of Wareham in Dorset, England, United Kingdom. A visit to the site opens an opportunity to step back in time and learn more about of the country's history. Durdle Door
can be found at East Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. It is a famous natural rock arch that is connected to a large limestone cliff facing the sea. The picturesque rock arch and its surrounding areas promise fine relaxation venue for everyone. Holme for Gardens
is a popular garden centre that features large number of flora and offers garden accessories, plants for sale and expert advice on gardening. It also has an Orchard Tea Room popular for being a relaxing venue to be. The centre is located within West Holme Farm of Wareham, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. For more information about the beautiful venue its website is www.holmeforgardens.co.uk
. Lulworth Castle
is located at East Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. It is a magnificent estate open for visitors of all ages. The castle's highlights include an opportunity to see picturesque views from its tower, an animal farm, great tasting food from its Stable Cafe, interesting items available at its Courtyard Shop and the exciting events it hosts all year round. Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre
is situated at Longthornes, Wareham and the attraction is well sign posted. The centre homes and rehabilitates rescued primates and this is an amazing place to see them and find out about these fantastic animals as well as support the important work that goes on there. There are also regular talks throughout the day as well as a huge children's play area, picnic areas, shop, cafe and refreshment kiosks. Tank Museum
boasts one of the world's largest collections of Armored Fighting Vehicles. The museum currently homes over 150 tank models from around twenty countries. A trip to the venue is very much advised for people who are into tanks (including children) as the museum shares technical information about the vehicles it features. Wareham Town Museum
features historical items that tell about the town's history since the prehistoric era. It is located at 3 East Street, Wareham, Dorset, England, United Kingdom. The museum's displays primarily focus on archaeology, domestic life, history of military and artifacts related to the celebrated Lieutenant Colonel Lawrence of Arabia.