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The Blue Pool Nature Reserve

Nature Reserve & Tearooms


The Blue Pool Nature Reserve & Tearooms forms part of the Furzebrook Estate which traces its history back nearly 400 years.

Established in 1935 the Tearooms opened its doors to the public nearly 100 years ago! A beautiful old building packed with art deco / art nouveau charm under an American cedar shingle roof.

The reserve represents a fragile environment which was recognised for its uniqueness and received protection from exploitation well before global ecological damage became a public concern.

The Blue Pool Nature Reserve & Tearooms and the colour phenomenon of its waters (caused by light diffracting from minuscule particles of clay suspended in its still depths) is steeped in history and is now a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

A true gem in the heart of the beautiful Purbecks.

We look forward to seeing you!

The Totem Pole at The Blue Pool
Read about the local community project to create 14 foot totem pole at The Blue Pool in 2023.

The Blue Pool




The Blue Pool, Furzebrook Road, Wareham, UK


01929 558150


Opening Times

Daily 9.30am – 5.00pm

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