Wareham, a Saxon walled town is on the north edge of the Isle of Purbeck, between the rivers Frome and Piddle, The town became established as an important cross channel port in Saxon times.
Wareham town walls surround the town on three sides (the fourth being defended by the river Frome) which date from the 9th century. The walls form a popular walk around the town and a leaflet is available from the towns information centre or the Library.
The Purbeck Cycleway also passes thorough the town and you can get the cycle route from the Information centre listed below.
Wareham, Purbeck information & Heritage Centre
Holy Trinty Church, South Street,
Wareham, Dorset. BH20 4LU
Tel: 01929 552740
Monday to Saturday 9.30 - 5.00
Sunday 10.00 - 1.00 and 1.45 to 5.00
Monday to Saturday 9.30 - 1.00 and 1.45 to 5.00