Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat in Poole

Welcome to Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat in Holton Heath offering a choice of 11 accommodations. On this page you can find information on Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat including Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat photo galleries, reviews, availability and booking information. If you like what you see, you can book your stay at Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat online securely. Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat is a great choice if you're looking for a holiday in Poole or Dorset.

Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat is part of our Evermore Lodge Holidays Collection, surrounded by nature walks and cycle routes. This hideaway is the perfect base to make memories with the whole family, with sheltered coves, beautiful gardens and coastal towns brimming with activities close by. Unwind within the luxurious setting of your lodge, featuring spacious and contemporary interiors, many complimented with an outdoor hot tub – ideal for soaking up the woodland atmosphere. Explore the 14 miles of Wareham Forest right on your doorstep, go further afield to the National Trust Purbeck Hills and its beautiful Heritage coastline, or take a trip to Poole, Bournemouth and Swanage for a fun filled day out with that special someone or as an adventure for the whole family.

Choose from a selection of one, two, three and four bedroom lodges, some with their own outdoor hot tub.

  • Outdoor hot tub (in Premier lodges only)
  • Flat screen TV
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fully fitted kitchen with microwave, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer
  • Bath and/or shower
  • Bed linen, duvet and towels
  • Use of bathrobes (two provided in Premiers only)
  • Beds made up for your arrival
  • Double glazed and centrally heated
  • Gas and electricity included
  • Decking with garden furniture
  • Travel cots and highchairs £15pw each
  • Group bookings may be subject to restrictions
  • Pets £70 per week or £50 per short break each (max 2) (in specific accommodation only)
  • Complimentary essentials pack on arrival including tea, coffee, milk and toiletries
  • All non smoking accommodation

All guests to Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat have access to the following facilities and amenities:

  • Wifi Internet
  • Single Sex Parties Welcome
  • Under 25 Parties Welcome
  • Evermore Range
  • Romantic Breaks
  • Non Smoking

Accommodation at Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat

Alder 4 Premier (Lodge)

Alder 4 Premier

Luxurious and spacious lodge with two doubles, one with a contemporary styled ensuite shower and dressing room, and two twin. Spacious bathroom with bath and overhead shower. Modern and well equipped open plan living/kitchen area. Patio doors leading to spacious decking with outdoor hot tub. Ideal for celebrating any occasion with families or groups of friends.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi

Hazel 3 (Lodge)

Hazel 3

Luxurious and contemporary lodge with one double with stylish ensuite shower and dressing room and two twin. Spacious bathroom with bath and overhead shower. Modern, well equipped open plan living/kitchen area. Patio doors leading to spacious decking. Perfect for a peaceful break away with family or friends.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms

Juniper 2 (Lodge)

Juniper 2

Spacious and contemporary lodge with one double with ensuite shower and one twin. Bathroom with bath and overhead shower. Modern, well equipped open plan living/kitchen area. Patio doors leading to spacious decking. Perfect for a peaceful family break away.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms

Linden 2 (Lodge)

Linden 2

Luxurious and contemporary lodge with one double with stylish ensuite shower and one twin. Spacious shower room. Modern, well equipped open plan living/kitchen area with patio doors leading to outdoor decking. Ideal for family escapes in the region.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms

Rowan 2 (Lodge)

Rowan 2

Stunning, spacious lodge with one double with ensuite shower and one twin. Stylish bathroom with bath and overhead shower. Contemporary styled, well equipped open plan living/kitchen area. Patio doors leading to outdoor decking. Perfect for a break with family or friends.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms

Willow 1 (Lodge)

Willow 1

Luxurious and contemporary lodge with one spacious double with stylish ensuite bathroom with bath and overhead shower. Modern, well equipped open plan living/kitchen area. Patio doors leading to decking. Perfect for a luxurious, romantic break away to celebrate any occasion.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms

Hazel 3 Premier (Lodge)

Hazel 3 Premier

Luxurious and contemporary lodge with one double with stylish ensuite shower and dressing room and two twin. Spacious bathroom with bath and overhead shower. Modern, well equipped open plan living/kitchen area. Patio doors leading to spacious decking with outdoor hot tub. Ideal for a holiday with family or friends to celebrate any occasion.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi

Juniper 2 Premier (Lodge)

Juniper 2 Premier

Spacious and contemporary lodge with one double with ensuite shower and one twin. Bathroom with bath and overhead shower. Modern, well equipped open plan living/kitchen area. Patio doors leading to spacious decking and outdoor hot tub. Perfect for family breaks in the region.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi

Linden 2 Premier (Lodge)

Typical Linden 2 Premier

Luxurious and contemporary lodge with one double with stylish ensuite shower and one twin. Spacious shower room. Modern, well equipped open plan living/kitchen area with patio doors leading to outdoor decking with outdoor hot tub. Ideal for a relaxing break with family and friends.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi

Rowan 2 Premier (Lodge)

Rowan 2 Premier

Stunning, spacious lodge with one double with ensuite shower and one twin. Stylish bathroom with bath and overhead shower. Contemporary styled, well equipped open plan living/kitchen area. Patio doors leading to outdoor decking with outdoor hot tub. Ideal for a break with loved ones.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi

Willow 1 Premier (Lodge)

Typical Willow 1 Premier

Luxurious and contemporary lodge with one spacious double with stylish ensuite bathroom with bath and overhead shower. Modern, well equipped open plan living/kitchen area. Patio doors leading to decking with outdoor hot tub. Perfect for a luxurious, romantic break away to celebrate any occasion.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedrooms
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi

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Rated 5 out of 5 by Chris Sharp on 30th September 2019

Just had a fantastic week staying at one of the lodges. It was so quiet and peaceful. The staff were really friendly and the lodges were modern and very well presented. A great place to stay and will certainly be back again in 2020.

Rated 4 out of 5 by Sandy Gorman on 13th July 2019

Wareham forest lodge retreat was relaxing & quiet.Lovely walks around the retreat for dog owners.Our lodge was very comfortable and homely.Beds comfortable and everything supplied for you to a reasonable specification.Lovely balcony with table and chairs for relaxing and taking in the peace and quiet.Lodge could have been cleaner....hair in the bathroom, dirty outside table and chairs, cobwebs on balcony area, skirting boards dusty and dirty....Overall a relaxing comfortable stay and would return.

Rated 5 out of 5 by danbwest . on 31st May 2019

Thank you for allowing us to stay in one of your beautiful lodges. I was blown away by the quality of the decoration and the contemporary feel for the place. It really was a relaxing holiday home. Thanks again.

Rated 4 out of 5 by sam street on 30th May 2019

It nice and quiet and very clean and well kept. Only missing one star because some of the lodges are a little close together. But it was still very peaceful and here. We had a lovely week in our lovely well equipped lodge.

Rated 5 out of 5 by annabel richardson on 5th August 2019

Exactly what the heading says, Retreat, beautiful woodland and peace and quiet. 5 mins away is another world of hustle and people. Love this place for just being at 1 with nature.

Things to do near Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat

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Canford Cliffs Chine Beach, Poole - 7.2 Miles away

This is a popular local beach, which is one of the quieter beaches in Poole. With clean, safe water it is ideal for swimming and water activities. It has Blue Flag status and is recommended in the Good Beach Guide.

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Branksome Chine Beach, Poole - 7.2 Miles away

A great beach for kids, that is safe to swim at and has loads of watersports on offer. Additionally, there is a lost children's patrol during peak times.

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Eype's Mouth Beach, Eype - 8.1 Miles away

This is a beautiful beach of gravel and sand, framed by impressive cliffs, which are the highest on the south coast and give a wonderful view over the beach and sea.

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Durdle Door West Beach, West Lulworth - 9.9 Miles away

Why not visit one of Dorset's most famous landmarks and enjoy a day at the beach? Although a popular beach, it tends to be quieter than some of Dorset's other stretches of coastline. Enjoy a swim in the sea, or go for a stroll along the front.

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Aulm Chine Beach, Bournemouth - 11.1 Miles away

This beach has a children's play area and a paddling pool, which make it a popular choice with families. There are also lots of water activities to keep everyone entertained such as sailing, windsurfing and canoeing.

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Bournemouth Central Beach, Bournemouth - 11.1 Miles away

A lovely rolling beach with great sands for sunbathing. Play some football or get an ice cream and have fun in the arcades.

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Mudeford Sandbank East Beach, Christchurch - 13.5 Miles away

Spend some time at Christchurch Harbour on this lovely sandy beach near Hengistbury Head. A truly tranquil area to relax and take in the spectacular views. Keep an eye out for local wildlife in this conservation area.

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Avon Beach, Christchurch - 15.4 Miles away

This is an ideal beach for families and has plenty of soft sand for building sand castles. There are often sand bars out to sea which are good to play on and the sea is safe for swimming. Canoes are available for hire if you're feeling active.

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Chesil Beach, Portland - 19.4 Miles away

Chesil Beach is 18 miles long and is a shingle tombolo connecting Portland to Abbotsbury. It's great for families, and with such a long stretch to choose from, you can find your own area to enjoy.

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Colwell Beach, Colwell - 24.4 Miles away

A charming little beach with exceptional views of the Solent. This unspoilt area is popular with both locals and tourists alike and there is a great walk along the prom to Totland Bay. If you don't fancy a walk, why not try your hand at some water sports?

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Hive Beach, Burton Bradstock - 28.1 Miles away

An expansive coarse sandy beach framed by rolling farmland and dramatic cliffs. The water is clean but there are strong currents and care should be taken when swimming. Don't let this put you off though, this really is a beautiful beach.

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The South West Coast Path, Poole - 4.4 Miles away

Stretching over 630 miles, the full walk is not for the faint-hearted, although of course it couldn't be easier to undertake just a small section of it and still enjoy some of the finest views in the country.

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Wool Dorset Loop, Wool - 9.2 Miles away

A great circular route around the lovely Dorset countryside. On mainly tranquil, country lanes it is a fairly easy route.

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Winterbourne's And Hardy's Monument, Dorchester - 15.3 Miles away

This route takes you towards the ancient hill fort of Maiden Castle. Your climb past Hardy's Monument will be rewarded with spectacular views over Weymouth Bay, Portland and Chesil Beach.

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Rural Dorset, Dorchester - 15.3 Miles away

A great route of about 30 miles between Dorchester and Lyme Regis. Dleve into the heart of the countryside and maybe divert off to see West Dorset's World Heritage coastline .

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Castleman Trailway, Dorchester - 15.3 Miles away

Part of the old Dorchester to Southhampton railway line closed in 1964 by Dr. Beeching. Pass through the beautiful areas of Avon Heath and Upton Country Park. It is a fairly gentle route over about 16 miles of stunning countryside.

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Wessex Ridgeway, Ashmore - 16.3 Miles away

Starting at Ashcombe on the Dorset/Wiltshire border, the Dorset section of this 63 mile route meanders across chalk downland and river valleys, and over ancient hill forts.

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North Dorset Trailway, Stalbridge - 20.7 Miles away

Running along the old Somerset and Dorset Railway line, these disused tracks journey through pretty little villages found throughout the Blackmore vale.

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The Brit Valley Way, West Bay - 29.6 Miles away

Starting at the pretty harbour village of West Bay, this route follows the path of the meandering River Brit. The 11 mile walk north from West Bay to the Beaminster Downs takes in both stunning coastline and unspoilt countryside, and the walk's conclusion

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Da Vinci's Warehouse Brasserie, Poole - 4.4 Miles away

Da Vinci's sits on the waterfront with stunning views over the Poole Harbour. Main courses draw heavily on the best fresh ingredients and the fish is displayed daily on the fish counter.

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Landmarc Restaurant Theatre, Bournemouth - 9 Miles away

Winner of the 'Best Evening Experience' at the Bournemouth Tourism Awards 2006, the Landmarc caters for all ages and tastes, regularly hosting evening entertainment on its purpose built stage, inside a converted Methodist church.

Location: Bournemouth

Coriander, Bournemouth - 9.1 Miles away

Coriander has built a reputation as a good place to party – its great vibrant atmosphere is ideal for celebrating birthdays. There are menus to suit everyone with many vegetarian dishes as well as plenty of traditional Mexican dishes.

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Ciao Restaurant , Bournemouth - 9.3 Miles away

Ciao caters for all party sizes, and offers diners a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere to enjoy one of their speciality dishes. Whether it's sea bass, steak, mussels, chicken, pasta or pizza, there's something for everyone.

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The Corner Restaurant, Swanage - 9.8 Miles away

If your taste runs to fine cuisine served in comfortable and friendly surroundings, the Corner Restaurant will surely whet your appetite. They have four seasonal menus and a daily specials board which includes freshly caught fish.

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Cauldron Bistro, Swanage - 9.9 Miles away

Whilst the restaurant's ambiance and cuisine are French in style, it seems the real draw is the quality and range of fresh fish on the menu. Lobster, Dover sole, scallops, crab and prawn are all likely to make an appearance.

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La Fosse at Cranbourne, Wimbourne - 15.3 Miles away

Sourcing produce from top of the range suppliers is very important here. The food is traditional English with a dash of international, classic favourites – they will, if they can, even create something which isn't on the menu to meet any special needs.

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6 North Square, Dorchester - 15.3 Miles away

This bistro and wine bar offers a wide range of dishes, with vegetarian options. There's a daily specials board and a fish bar with freshly caught fish.

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Sienna, Dorchester - 15.5 Miles away

Michelin listed and awarded 3 AA rosettes, this restaurant artfully combines excellent food prepared with carefully sourced top quality ingredients, many of them from the local area, with a great wine list, good service and a relaxed atmosphere.

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Berties of Highcliffe Fish and Chips, Highcliffe - 17 Miles away

Treat yourself to some quality fish and chips this holiday. Berties comes recommended for their high quality of service and food and their meal deals are great value too.

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Hox Brasserie, Salisbury - 27 Miles away

Treat yourself to a truly memorable culinary experience at one of the city's newest and largest restaurants, serving authentic and original Indian Cuisine in a modern setting.

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Mulberrys Bistro, Yeovil - 28.1 Miles away

Mulberrys specialises in grills and steaks, which have earned high praise from food critics. Their menu selection is based on fresh seasonal produce and they pride themselves in creating healthy balanced meals.

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Ring O'Bells, Bath - 28.3 Miles away

Established as an alehouse in 1837 and now a modern gastro pub/restaurant, The Ring O'Bells is a friendly place with home-from-home decor, a Franglais menu and eclectic wine list to accompany any meal or snack.

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Dean's Court, Wimbourne - 6.7 Miles away

Dean's Court garden is a peaceful haven near the centre of the busy market town of Wimbourne. The 13 acres of partly wild gardens surround an old house that was once the Deanery to the Minster.

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Compton Acres, Poole - 7.2 Miles away

First laid out in 1929, Compton Acres is an exceptionally well preserved example of a classic late Victorian garden. There are several gardens to take a stroll around and enjoy, such as the Japanese Garden and the Italian Garden.

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Knoll Gardens, Hampreston - 9 Miles away

Home to one of the country's most extensive collections of grasses, the four acre garden features specialist plants which are available to buy in the nursery. See if you can count the 6000 named plants, or just wander among the trees and shrubs.

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Athelhampton House and Gardens, Dorchester - 10.6 Miles away

Althelhampton is an exceptionally fine 15th century manor house, surrounded by one of the great architectural gardens of England. The walled gardens include the world famous topiary pyramids, and collections of tulips, roses, magnolias, clematis and lilies.

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Alum Chine Tropical Gardens, Bournemouth - 11.1 Miles away

After being first planted during the 1920s, these wonderful gardens unfortunately were left to deteriorate. However, an impressive replanting and landscaping scheme in 1996 has restored them to their former glory. Containing a mixture of tropical/sub-tropical plants, deciduous woodland and many species of bird, these enchanting gardens are a treat to behold.

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Kingston Mauward Gardens, Dorchester - 13.9 Miles away

Kingston Maurward House was built between 1717 and 1720 for George Pitt. The series of garden rooms were originally designed by Sir Cecil and Lady Hanbury in 1914, after their purchase of the estate. The gardens themselves feature an array of items and plantlife including, yew hedges, water features and topiary.

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Minterne House and Gardens, Dorchester - 19 Miles away

Enjoy the natural tranquillity of a beautiful traditional English garden with wild woodland where magnolias and rhododendrons thrive and see some lovely water plants. Noted for its spring and autumn colour, it's the setting of Great Hintock House in Thomas Hardy's 'The Woodlanders'.

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Bennett's Water Gardens, Weymouth - 19.4 Miles away

Explore the impressive 8 acres at Bennett's Water Gardens and see a superb water lily display, complete with a Monet style Japanese bridge. Use the paths to discover the wild plant life, exotic cacti, wetland plants and numerous species of wildlife.

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Furzey Gardens, Lyndhurst - 24 Miles away

A charming, informal garden which was first planted in 1922 with a range of flowers, shrubs and trees carefully selected to provide beauty year round. Stroll around the delightful gardens or sit, relax and soak up the scenery.

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Abbotsbury Sub Tropical Gardens, Weymouth - 24.2 Miles away

Since the restoration of the garden after the great storm of 1900, many new and unusual plants have been introduced. Covering over 20 acres, the garden is now a mixture of formal and informal, with charming walled garden walks and spectacular woodland val

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Mapperton Gardens, Dorset - 27.5 Miles away

This 1660s Jacobean manor features a fanciful Italianate garden on the upper level with grottoes, stone ornamental birds and animals. There are also 17th century fish ponds and a modern orangery to enjoy.

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Mottiston Manor Garden, Isle of Wight - 29.3 Miles away

The garden is noted for its colourful herbaceous borders, grassy terraces planted with fruit trees and its views. The 16th and 17th century manor house, which is tenanted, lies at the heart of the Mottistone Estate, which offers great walks between the Downs and the coast.

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Farmer Palmers, Dorset - 0.6 Miles away

Once in the farm park Straw Mountain greets you with slides and tunnels. The undercover facilities in the play barn include pedal tractors, a bouncy castle and ball pits. You can also take part in the timetable of bottle feeding the baby lambs and goats.

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The Blue Pool, Wareham - 4.6 Miles away

The Blue Pool at Furzebrook was once a claypit which accounts for a rare phenomenon that has attracted visitors from across the world since it opened in 1935. Minuscule, light diffracting particles of clay retained in the water cause it to change colour.

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Gus Gorilla's Jungle Playground, Poole - 5.3 Miles away

Gus Gorilla's jungle playground has three exciting levels to explore: there's the spiral slide, a drop slide, tube slides, a ball pool, a ball cannon you can fire and a ball juggler to keep children entertained.

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Monkey World, Dorset - 5.9 Miles away

Amidst the woodland of Dorset lie 65 acres of sanctuary for over 160 primates. Monkey World works in conjunction with foreign governments from all over the world to stop illegal smuggling of apes out of Africa and Asia.

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Model Town at Wimbourne Minster, Dorset - 6.7 Miles away

Built well over 50 years ago, the superb 1/10th scale models continue to surprise and amaze visitors with their quality and realism. The historic market town of Wimbourne Minster has been recreated, exactly as it was during the 1950s.

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Putlake Adventure Farm, Swanage - 8.8 Miles away

With 30 acres of fun, Putlakeis home to many animals including barn owls, guinea pigs, ferrets, pigs, alpacas, ponies and a shire horse. Outside there are bouncy castles, trampolines, pedal tractors, and the opportunity to bottle feed lambs and goats.

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Oceanarium, Bournemouth - 9.2 Miles away

Explore the world and see the many underwater species from the Amazon, the Mediterranean, Africa, the Ganges and the Florida Keys. There's even an underwater dive cage which submerges visitors in a 270 degree continuous view of the ocean.

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Adventure Wonderland, Bournemouth - 11.1 Miles away

Adventure Wonderland is an all inclusive park that combines timeless fun and games of the Alice in Wonderland story with the thrilling outdoor adventure rides of the main park and the undercover Lost Aztec World of Wild Thing.

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Dinosaur Museum, Dorchester - 15.2 Miles away

The Dinosaur Museum is Britain's only museum solely devoted to dinosaurs and their fascinating world. Fossils, skeletons and life size dinosaur reconstructions combine with audio-visuals to bring the dinosaurs to life.

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Paultons Family Theme Park, The New Forest - 28.1 Miles away

Big rides, little rides, massive play areas and beautiful gardens – this is a theme park for all the family. Over 50 different rides and attractions including the awesome Cobra family rollercoaster.

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Brownsea Island Castle, Poole - 4.3 Miles away

Brownsea Island sits in Poole Harbour and is the largest of eight islands – a very natural site for Henry VIII to construct one of his coastal castles in the 1540s. Now in the care of the National Trust, Brownsea is an important habitat for red squirrels. It was also the location of the first Scout camp in 1907 led by Lord Baden-Powell.

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Swanage Museum and Heritage Centre, Swanage - 9.8 Miles away

Learn about the history and heritage of Little London by the Sea with a fascinating insight into how Swanage town and its people have evolved over the millennia. Enjoy the film, information panels and activities as well as some incredible views. (Limited disabled access)

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Bournemouth Aviation Museum, Bournemouth - 11.7 Miles away

The aviation museum contains a unique collection of ex-military and civilian aircraft, some of which still fly. On display are a Meteor, Hunter, Vampire, Jet Provost, BAC-111, Buccaneer, 1934 Dragon Rapide and the world's last flying Sea Vixen.

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Museum of Electricity, Bargates - 13.5 Miles away

Set in an Edwardian power station and containing unique displays of electrical items ranging from a Bournemouth tram car to boot warmers, this museum is only five minutes from the town centre and well worth a visit.

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Highcliffe Castle, Christchurch - 16.4 Miles away

Built in the 1830s by Lord Stuart de Rothesay. Work such as medieval stonework and European stained glass were incorporated into the unique Romantic Picturesque style building. This remarkable castle is a must see.

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Stock Gaylard House, Sturminster Newton - 17 Miles away

An 80 acre deer park around a picturesque lake, 250 acres of oak woodland and 80 acres of common land form part of the estate surrounding Stock Gaylard House, an early Georgian house close to St Barnabas parish church.

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The Cerne Abbas Giant, Cerne Abbas - 18.2 Miles away

High on the hill over the picturesque village of Cerne Abbas is the Cerne Giant, a 180ft high male figure believed to be an ancient symbol of spirituality, and also thought to represent the Roman god Hercules, who was often depicted naked with a club and animal fur. The earliest known reference to the giant is in the mid-1700s. However, certain schools believe its history is far older than realised.

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The Needles Old Battery, Alum Bay - 22.7 Miles away

The threat of a French invasion prompted the construction in 1862 of this spectacular site, which now contains exhibitions about the battery's involvement in the First and Second World Wars. The battery retains two of its original gun barrels.

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Sherbourne Castle, Sherbourne - 24.4 Miles away

With a rich and varied history, this castle is a must see for all ages. The original building was medieval hunting lodge, situated in the Deer Park belonging to Sherbourne Old Castle. However, Sir Walter Raleigh built his own property on the site in 1594. After his death it was purchased by Sir John Digby and has been in the family ever since. In addition to its early life, the castle played a pivotal role in both world wars, as a Red Cross hospital and as the headquarters for the commandos of the D-Day landings. (Wheelchair access to the ground floor only)

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Fort Victoria , Isle of Wight - 24.8 Miles away

Built on the north shore of the Isle of Wight to guard the Solent, the remains of Fort Victoria now house a marine aquarium, a sea bed archaeology exhibition, a planetarium and a model railway.

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Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury - 26.7 Miles away

One of the most famous cathedrals in the world. Salisbury is unique amongst medieval English cathedrals: it was built within one century with no substantial later additions. The building itself is remarkable, a testimony to the faith and practical skills of those who erected it.

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Arne RSPB, Wareham - 2.9 Miles away

A wonderful place of open heathland and old oak woodland – this habitat is rare in Britain today, but you can enjoy its vast expanse and discover some of the special wildlife which makes its home here.

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Brownsea Island , Poole - 4.3 Miles away

A relaxing haven of an island with huge varieties of wildlife. Set in Poole harbour, Brownsea island has stunning views over Studland. This little island has played host to a Victorian pottery, an Edwardian country estate and played a decoy during World War Two. It was also the location of Baden Powell's first scout camp in 1907!

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Studland and Godlingston Heath, Studland - 8.2 Miles away

Located on the southern side of Poole Harbour, this nature reserve encompasses 5 kilometres of beaches and many wildlife habitats, including scrub, bogs, heathland and sand dunes. You can also discover all 6 varieties of British reptile here.

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Durlston Country Park, Swanage - 10.3 Miles away

A wonderful country park, spanning 113 hectares with sea-cliffs, woodland, haymeadows and hedgerows. In this varied area live equally varied species of wildlife. There are recorded; 33 species of butterfly, 500 wildflowers, 500 moths and over 250 species of birds.

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Lodmoor RSPB, Overcombe - 16.3 Miles away

Spend the day exploring this wonderful reserve and taking in the numerous species of birds and plant life. Keep an eye out for Cetti's warblers, bitterns and common terns.

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Lankham Bottom Butterfly Reserve, Chalmington - 17.9 Miles away

Visit this impressive collection of moths and butterflies spread over 46 hectares of West Dorset chalk downland. The views across the River Frome valley and the West Dorset coast are truly stunning and a the area itself is a lot of fun to explore.

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Alners Gorse Butterfly Reserve, Kings Stag - 18 Miles away

A mixture of woodland, scrub and wet grassland over 14 hectares. This wonderful reserve has had much restoration after a period of neglect. It is now a flourishing sanctuary for many species of wildlife.

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Garston Wood RSPB, Shaftesbury - 20.2 Miles away

A beautiful woodland which is at its best in Spring with bluebells and primroses carpeting the ground. Keep an eye out for turtle doves, dormice, fallow deer and badgers.

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Radipole Lake RSPB, Weymouth - 24.2 Miles away

Commanding beautiful panoramic views, this wonderful reserve is located in the centre of Weymouth and provides easy to access paths around its grounds. Look out for otters, bitterns and Cetti's warblers.

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San Gina Fishing, Swanage - 10.1 Miles away

An experienced, professional and safety conscious skipper and crew await your company for a sea fishing trip. Take a ride out on the Jurassic Coast and experience a day's deep sea fishing, bass angling, mackerel trips and wreck fishing.

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South Coast Kitesurfing, Bournemouth - 10.3 Miles away

South Coast Kitesurfing is the only dedicated kitesurfing school providing lessons in Poole Harbour. They can provide kitesurfing lessons tailored to your specific needs.

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Bournemouth Surf School, Bournemouth - 10.7 Miles away

This is the only Level 3 British Surfing Association Approved surf school on the South Coast of England. All coaches are BSA Professional Surf Instructors with many years of experience. There are lessons for everyone, from those with no surfing experience to the hard core surfers out there!

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Surfsteps, Bournemouth - 10.7 Miles away

The Bournemouth surf school offers lessons for everyone, from beginners to the experienced. You will be given tuition from an expert, and they even offer surfing trips.

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TAL Scuba Ltd, Christchurch - 12.9 Miles away

This is the only scuba diving centre in the area with its own on-site indoor scuba diving pool which have full multimedia facilities. You can perfect your technique before heading into the sea.

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Ocean Sports, Christchurch Bay - 16.4 Miles away

Located in Christchurch Bay with fully qualified, friendly staff, Ocean Sports offers a range of courses, catering for the beginner to advanced levels in a range of sports including windsurfing, power kiting, power boating and children's sports.

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Henley Hillbillies, Buckland Newton - 17 Miles away

A sport of great skill that favours those with a cool and collected attitude when things happen fast. They offer days for everyone, no matter what the level of experience, and all equipment is provided. In addition to the excellent clay pigeon shooting, ride quad bikes, fire crossbows and try archery in an exciting adventure of your choosing!

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Weymouth Golf Club, Weymouth - 18.4 Miles away

A beautiful parkland course with views over the Dorset coast and countryside. The course has been given a regional Silver Award by HSBC, and whilst it's almost 100 years old, continues to develop each year.

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Lodden fishing lakes, Gillingham - 22.7 Miles away

The two lakes are surrounded with reeds, and both contain large fish, weighing up to 20lb. You'll be fishing for carp, tench, roach, bream and pike. The lakes are open all year and night fishing is possible.

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Pippin Equestrian , Gillingham - 22.7 Miles away

Pippin Equestrian is a family run centre set in 30 acres on the edge of Gillingham. All abilities are welcome, and the high standard of facilities, instructors and horses allow them to cater for everyone from a competition rider to a beginner.

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Old Sarum Flying Club, Salisbury - 29.1 Miles away

The club is open 7 days a week for trial flights over the countryside which can count towards your full pilot licence. Flying in a 2 or 4 seat light aircraft.

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Click Jump Skydiving, Salisbury - 29.1 Miles away

With a multitude of jumps and tuition available, it's never been easier to book your skydiving experience. The School is located on the airfield so it won't be long before you're freefalling from the plane.

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Higher Farm Fishery, Wincanton - 29.6 Miles away

There are two coarse lakes here, just under an acre in size and containing mostly carp, roach, bream and tench. Set in a beautiful rural location in the village of Shepton Montague, both lakes are open all year and there is disabled access.

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Smugglers Hole, Lytchett Minster - 2 Miles away

Hands on learning has never been such fun! Captain John is a teacher of all things pirate based, he runs the Smuggler's Hole and tells stories, gives demonstrations in pyrotechnics on the battlefields and features in the stage shows.

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The Rex Cinema, Wareham - 2.9 Miles away

The Rex Cinema is 85 years old, and as well as showing all the latest and greatest movie blockbusters, they also show classic and art house films, and hold regular film festivals.

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The Avenue Shopping Centre, Bournemouth - 8.9 Miles away

If you're looking for a relaxing shopping experience with all the top high street stores then The Avenue is for you – everything you could want all under one roof.

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Bournemouth Pier Theatre, Bournemouth - 9.2 Miles away

The original pier was built in 1861, and has had to be rebuilt several times due to weather damage and attacks by marine teredo worms. It now houses a theatre which hosts many music, comedy, magic and dance performances.

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Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum, Tolpuddle - 9.6 Miles away

The Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum tells the harrowing tale of the Martyrs arrest, trial and punishment, which led to the foundation of modern day trade unionism.

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The Mulberry Tree Gallery, Swanage - 9.8 Miles away

The gallery contains a large number of original pictures as well as collectible limited edition prints from the country's leading artists. It also stocks a collection of glassware, ceramics and jewellery.

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Bournemouth O2 Academy , Bournemouth - 10.8 Miles away

The Opera House opened in 1895, and has just completed a restoration project. One of Bournemouth's oldest entertainment venues, it features many different events including tribute acts, bands, club nights and magic shows.

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Mill House Cider Museum, Owermoigne - 10.9 Miles away

At Mill House Cider you can learn exactly how cider is made. Displays and equipment depict the importance of cider as a drink over the years, so why not sample some of the range in the shop.

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Odeon - Salisbury, Salisbury - 26.9 Miles away

Showing a full programme of up to date films (check website for times). Free and disabled parking available and the centre is wheelchair friendly.

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Orange Box, music venue, Yeovil - 28.1 Miles away

The Orange Box has been host to some of the best local, national and international acts on the touring circuit. Its 350 capacity makes it an intimate place to watch and get close to bands and artists.

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Bridport Arts Centre, Bridport - 29.4 Miles away

Based in the heart of West Dorset in the market town of Bridport, this historic venue has a 200 seat theatre and three exhibition spaces. It also runs life drawing classes, exhibitions, films, farmers' markets and live music.

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Nearby Holiday Parks

Here is a selection of other holiday parks near Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat. Alternatively you may wish to view all our holiday parks in Dorset or holiday parks in Poole.

Newlands Park, Bridport

Peckmoor Farm Lodges, Crewkerne

Rockley Park, Poole

Osmington Park, Weymouth

Weymouth Seaview, Weymouth