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Visitor information
Opening hours
How to find us
Parking & prices
Facilities & access
Contact details

Opening hours

Wareham Forest is open 365 days a year, dawn until dusk.

How to find us

How to find us
Coldhabour, Wareham, Dorest
Sat Nav Postcode: BH20 7EJ
By Public Transport

Arriving by train: The nearest railway station is at Wareham (on the London Waterloo to Weymouth line). It is a half mile walk or cycle along the Northport Greenway into the Forest. You can take your bike on the train.

Arriving by bus: Wareham Railway Station bus stop. From Bournemouth take the M1 or M2 to Poole, then transfer to number 40 or X54. From Poole take the number 40 or X54. From Swanage take the number 30 or 40. From Weymouth take the number 30 or X54. It is a half mile walk or cycle along the Northport Greenway into the Forest.

OS Grid Ref
SY 923 872

50.730760678983, -2.1507418814654

Parking and prices

There are no parking charges at Wareham Forest.

Additional Information

Coaches/Minibuses welcomed
Disabled parking available

Facilities and access

Assistant dogs welcome

Contact details

Discover the famous heaths and woods of the Dorset countryside

Enjoy a day out at Wareham Forest. Whether you decide to explore on foot or by bike, you'll get the chance to spot sand lizards, woodlarks, Sika and Roe Deer and a whole range of unique species. 

Forestry England is working in partnership with a variety of other organisations in the area to make sure that Wareham Forest and nearby Rempstone Forest  continues to restore and protect the precious heathlands.

At a glance

  • Walking trails
  • Cycling & mountain biking
  • Horse riding
  • Dogs welcome 
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