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Local Transport


Birchwood Tourist Park is 2 miles drive along the Bere Road to Wareham Train Station, which is on the South Western Train line from London Waterloo to Weymouth.
Find up to date train information from National Rail Enquires and onward travel information.


A new Train project has been underway to link the Swanage Railway line and Wareham mainline station. Project Wareham Trial Train Service has was delayed until 2023 but hopes to reinstate the Swanage to Wareham 'Purbeck Line' which was closed in 1972.
Swanage Railway is a heritage railway attraction operating full-size steam and diesel passenger trains along the five and a half miles of line from Norden to Corfe Castle and down to the seaside town of Swanage. The line has stations at Corfe Castle and Harman's Cross as well as a halt at Herston, on the outskirts of Swanage.


Starting 25th May 2024 to Septemeber 2024
Change at Wareham for Poole, Bournemouth, Lulworth Cove and Wool or Weymouth


NEW for summer 2024:

Joint ticket (Jurassic Adventurer) with City Cruises and Swanage Railway where customers can have unlimited travel on all three with an advance purchase form City Cruises website.

Bus from Norden then train to Swanage and enjoy a cruise to Poole and either bus or ferry back to Swanage and back to Norden.

The Purbeck Breezer 40 route links Wareham with the coastal towns of Swanage and Poole, and stops at Corfe Castle and Wareham town and train station.
The route links up to the ‘Open Top’ Breezer 50 route bus which travels from Swanage, through Studland across the Sandbanks ferry and onto Bournemouth.
Please check the Purbeck Breezer link for routes & prices and the More Bus website to ensure all information is up to date before travelling.
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Other local bus services include:
Jurassic Coaster bus running a special summer service the X52 stopping at Monkey World, Bovington Tank Museum and through to Abbotsbury and West Bay.
Or the Jurassic Coaster X54 from Wareham linking Poole and Weymouth.
Additional Dorset journey information can be found at Travel information Visit Dorset


Taxi Information

There are many local taxis that will pick up from our Park.
Here is a map and details of local taxis from Wareham.
Taxi prices vary from about £10 to around £20 into Wareham, please check with the taxi company directly to confirm the price.
  • A & C Taxis: St John's Hill, Wareham, Dorset BH20 4LZ 01929 556758
  • Capital Cars 07507600461
  • County Taxis: 56 West St, Wareham, Dorset BH20 4JZ 01929 553835
  • Excel Taxis,  4 Halves Cottages Corfe Castle BH20 5EY 07948 147 693
  • EZ Riders Taxis: 1 Seymour Place St Johns Hill, South Street, Wareham, 01929 556575
  • Jurassic Cabs Ltd: 191 Northmoor Way, Wareham BH20 4SB 01929 558119,
  • Kings Kabs: 23 Folly Lane, Wareham BH20 4HH 01929 554223
  • Mikes Taxis: 85 Northmoor Way, Wareham, Dorset BH20 4EG 01929 553091
  • Phil's: 10 Nundico, Wareham, Dorset BH20 4HJ 07824 492463
  • PJB Private Hire & Executive Taxis: South St, Wareham, BH20 4LT 07989 017120
  • Purbeck Taxis: 07703 565940
  • RoadRunner 10 St Martins Road, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 7BA 07914 785733
  • Steves Taxi: 69 East St, Wareham, Dorset BH20 4NW 07762 351261
  • Wareham Forest Taxis: 28 Elder Road, Bere Regis BH20 7LY 01929 501466

Electric Car Charging

An interactive Electric Car charging point finder tool to help EV and hybrid car owners find the nearest electric vehicle charging stations. Click here for MAP
Unfortunately, we do not yet have suitable electric car charging facilities on site.

Details above are correct as of April 2024 and could be subject to change.

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