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Review of Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle
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US$123.56*
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Portland and Jurassic Coast Day Trip from Dorset...
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Owner description: Uncover the secrets of Dorset's iconic medieval castle. A favourite haunt for adults and children alike, you can't fail to be captivated by these romantic castle ruins with breathtaking views.Castle - Discover 1000 years of the castle's history as a royal palace and fortress. With fallen walls and secret places, there are tales of treachery and treason around every corner. Spot the 'murder holes' and count the arrow loops. Feel history come to life and see the wildlife which has set up home in these facinating castle ruins.Shop - In the village square, our shop offers a range of products from pocket money treats to luxury locally made gifts.Tea Rooms - Indulge in a homemade Dorset cream tea in our delightful 18th centry tea rooms. Enjoy the summer garden with unrivalled castle views or the glowing open log fire in winter.Castle, shop and tea rooms open daily from 10am except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Events and activities every weekend and all school holidays from April until September.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sat high on a hill I didn't think I would make it to the top but it is actually pretty easy. Lovely castle with plenty of things to look at and the views are great.

1  Thank Janet D
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"national trust"
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"car park"
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"re enactment"
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"well worth a visit"
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"information boards"
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"nt members"
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"steam train"
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"civil war"
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"surrounding countryside"
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"worth the climb"
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"steeped in history"
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"lots of history"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on Easter Sunday, it was very busy but so atmospheric. Climbing to the top was great and the views were incredible. Lots of children there, enjoying finding clues for their Easter Eggs. Most enjoyable visit.

Thank lynnehball
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Easter Sunday,if you park in the car park at the bottom there is a short walk uphill to the castle entrance. This is well marked and a relatively easy walk and provides lovely views of the castle. The entrance price was reasonable and a family ticket includes 2 adults and 2 kids (5 to 18 inc) under 5s free. There are information points dotted around and you can spend as much time in the castle grounds as needed. If you have a picnic there is plenty of room to sit and eat and enjoy the views. The views themselves are amazing and well worth it. It's really lovely to see the steam train chugging along the valley from here too. Well worth a visit

2  Thank Jinxs69
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You don’t need long to loon around but it is so worth a visit if you’re in the area!! The castle ruins are incredible and the setting, a small village that looks almost like a toy town with a steam train setting off a few times, is just perfect. The angles of the fallen walls are just crazy!

Thank Victoria H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The day we chose to visit was not ideal, it was blowing a gale and temperatures were probably less than 5C. However it was very interesting and there was more to it than I had imagined. Luckily we are members of the National Trust so entrance cost us nothing however the entrance fees are a little steep unless you are going to spend a decent amount of time in there. The views from the top are incredible. The National Trust have a café just outside the entrance.

3  Thank Jephson
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