Things to do in Corfe Castle

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Things to Do in Corfe Castle


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  • Gordon0504
    Newmarket, UK215 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This castle has a really interesting history.
    It's a ruin but even so it's pretty impressive and if you use your imagination you can really get a feel for what it would have been like in its heyday.
    There's plenty of information to read about it's history and the village is nice.
    Written 9 June 2024
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  • Dorset Dumpling W
    Isle of Portland, UK4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing day out! My kids had the best time visiting the adventure park today (1st of June). Reception staff were all really friendly and were all welcoming. The locker system is a massive plus as it is easy and not confusing. Wetsuits and socks are cheap to hire/buy. Lifeguards were super professional and well trained. Food was exceptional. The facility is well kept and is a safe environment, witnessed bins being changed and areas of the park being cleaned frequently. Great viewing of mud trail due to wooden path so I found it easy to follow the kids round. The photos which are taken around the mud trail and water park by the snap shack team are good quality and great for keeping memories. Will definitely be back soon!
    Written 1 June 2024
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  • Colin B
    Etchingham, UK378 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had visited The National Trust's Corfe Castle and went for a stroll in the village, we remembered the model village from our last visit to the are about 30 years ago, so we decided to go in and see if ot changed much since our first visit.
    Very much as we remembered it, but a few areas could do with a bit of TLC, the £4.50 entry is OK, but as pensioners we paid the concession rate.
    A nice touch is the 'model village within a model village', and the castle as it would have looked is nice, but some of the other bits around the model village could do with improvement.
    Written 28 April 2024
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  • IanC
    9 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A slightly hidden gem - a sort of collective of craftspersons and artists, all very friendly beside the heritage railway.
    Written 27 July 2023
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  • The_Concierge_8
    Trinidad and Tobago3,604 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It's just a simple room but it packs a lot of history into the small space. You can see some prehistoric and more modern artifacts and read about the sieges to the castle and how things have changed over the years.

    Learn about the 1882 murder, clay extraction and quarrying , see an 18th century cauldron and an interior recreation of the nearby Bucknowle Roman Villa. Loved hearing the various Dorset dialects. That was unique.
    Just walk through if you're in the town.
    Written 26 April 2024
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  • Lee B
    Weymouth, UK83 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visited as a family of 5, ample free parking available.
    We collected our locker key, first locker had someone else's items in it, so exchanged keys with reception very easily without questioning it.
    The start of the mud trail was quite dry, however we have just been through a heatwave and starting another and I cannot remember the last time it rained for more than a few hours . The rest of the trail was great, various obstacles on route, some quite dry, others that buckets were provided to wet the slides etc, room for improvement would be manual hand pumps to pull the water from the bottom of the slides to spray on the slide.
    Unfortunately there was an issue with the photos taken during our experience so we was unable to purchase the memory. But will deffo visit again maybe after a wet spell as it would definitely improve our experience.
    Just be prepared for the muddy clothes, but it is definitely worth it
    Written 11 August 2022
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  • Yorkterrier01
    York, UK2,607 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    As part of a visit to Corfe Castle, I popped into here as I have an interest in church architecture.

    The church is very bright inside (probably due to its white walls) and I found it a very peaceful place to visit.
    Written 18 April 2020
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  • Elsie
    Stony Stratford, UK53 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We really enjoyed our visit. The maze, shaped like an apple, has answers to clues to find, and it certainly was fun finding our way around. It can take between 40 mins and 2 hours to complete. I will definitely be returning when I have more visitors to entertain. You can get a drink and snack after and they have picnic tables around if you want to take your own. Worth a visit
    Written 30 August 2019
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  • J E
    Stevenage, United Kingdom23 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely little shop, tucked away in West Street just past the model village. It is packed with gorgeous gifts and nik-naks. I had a fabulous time looking round and found several bits to purchase, all of which were good value for a small gift shop. The lady serving was really friendly. Definitely worth a visit.
    Written 9 September 2022
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  • Laura J
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Booked as a birthday gift, Axe and knife making. Alistair was a great tutor, very considerate and informative. We would highly recommend his workshops for all people of all ages and abilities
    Written 26 March 2024
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  • sue h
    Birmingham, UK38 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Following on from our journey on the steam train from Swanage to Corfe Castle. We couldn't find much information on line onle about the Castle but the little village was lovely.
    The only negative i would say is there seems to be a through road going straight through the village, we went out of holiday season and the road was very busy then, it's a shame, i would not like to experience this trip out on very busy times of the year.
    We didn't venture up to the castle though as we felt our old knees wouldn't hold out.
    Written 13 July 2022
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