explore, discover and be, power down; or pack up and go! wander fairytale woodland, dip into blue waters
stay in the moment; wherever it goes, love your escape
Dorset is waiting for you! Explore the beautiful, lush countryside on amazing walks, or spend days on the sandy beaches under the sunshine. Here at Wareham Forest Lodge Retreat, we’re your peaceful escape – where you can unwind, and take a moment just for yourself.
holiday breaks near Poole
Our stunning, self-catering holiday accommodation has everything you could possibly need, for every holiday – from a weekend getaway to a week-long break! From bright, airy and open-plan living spaces, to high-spec and fully-fitted kitchens, our lodges have everything you’re looking for in that dream holiday home.
Whether you’re looking for a base to explore from or a tranquil retreat from bed to beach, with Darwin Escapes you can make your holiday fit, your way.
All of our resorts in England are currently open to holiday guests and holiday home owners. Our resorts in Wales are affected by local lockdown restrictions in Flintshire, Denbighshire and Conwy.find out more here
why choose Wareham forest?
Lose yourself on epic walks across the countryside or spend your days relaxing in the sun, sea and sand. You’ll enjoy the best of both worlds with us, on your holiday break in perfect Poole.
Our beautiful lodge accommodation in Dorset has everything you need. Make the most of time together on family game nights, or enjoy those cosy movie marathons in the open plan living space. Enjoy a relaxing drink outside on your beautiful private decking, and take in the peaceful surroundings under the stars. The whole family can discover Dorset’s amazing walking trails with our range of pet-friendly lodges in Wareham- with us, no family member is left behind (no matter how many paws they have!)
Start planning your holiday break in Poole today, and explore the breathtaking English coastline and the hidden secrets of this amazing countryside.
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Jump in a kayak and paddle through the world famous Durdle Door arch, a spectacular sight against the ocean, or simply relax and kick back on Dorset’s sandy beaches. At Wareham Forest, you can explore the spectacular English countryside, completely at your own pace.discover Dorset here
places to visit
Brownsea Island is part of the National Trust and sits in Poole Harbour. The island is a wildlife...
The Tank Museum has the world’s best collection of tanks and with nine exhibitions of tanks,...
Walk in the steps of royalty as you learn the history of Lulworth Castle. It was originally built in...
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Enjoy a safari drive through at Longleat where you can see animals such as lions, cheetahs and...
Home to the Princess Beatrice Garden and known for being the royal prison to Charles I, Carisbrooke...
If you’re looking for a fun outdoor activity that the whole family can get involved in then why...
Osborne House is best known as the former holiday home of the late Queen Victoria and her husband...
As well as being able to visit rescued monkeys and animals including owls and tortoises while at...