The Blue Pool Nature Reserve & Tearooms

The Blue Pool forms part of the Furzebrook Estate which traces its history back nearly 400 years. Formally a clay-pit, dug by hand and abandoned in the early 19th Century to be naturally filled with rainwater and the colour phenomenon of its waters. Stretch your legs and explore amongst the trees to discover ‘Little Pool’ with damsel and dragon flies. A hidden gem, Little Pool; home to great crested newts and several rare species of dragonfly. tearooms, wonderful Eco Coffees, Purbeck Ice Cream, Gift Shop, Milkshake and Smoothy Bar, Children’s Playground and much more.


01929 558150


Venue address
The Blue Pool Tea House Furzebrook Road
BH20 5AR
East Dorset

Other information

All year
Opening times
Mon: 09:30-17:00
Tue: 09:30-17:00
Wed: 09:30-17:00
Thu: 09:30-17:00
Fri: 09:30-17:00
Sat: 09:30-17:00
Sun: 09:30-17:00
Cost variations
Adults – £5. Children – £2.50 (Includes children from 5 to 18 years). Toddlers / Babies – Free
Additional Information

Please note that there is no swimming in the Blue Pool.


Parking availability information
Free parking
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Address: The Blue Pool Tea House  Furzebrook Road  Wareham  Dorset