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Review of Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle
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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 13 July 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed a leisurely stroll amid the ruins. The history is fascinating. The views over the countryside are beautiful.

Thank merrycroft
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

We had often seen photographs of Corfe Castle but never actually visited until now. Obviously it is only a ruin and a bit of imagination needed. The views are great - definitely a good defensive position for a castle. It is steep and rough walking in places, quite easy to slip so go in sensible shoes. Not many seats and no picnic area so bear this in mind if a picnic planned and it has been wet recently. Had we not been NT members would have thought entry fee expensive. Village is very picturesque with old stone houses, no doubt very busy at times.

Thank Margie1940
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

We travelled from Swanage on the steam train, the weather was fantastic. We walked up to the castle, it is a little steep if you are not fit, but trust me it is well worth the effort.

Thank David W
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

Went to Corfe castle through steam rail.... Got down at this station and it was few minutes walk... Castle was good for Photos.. But as we Climbed up the view of village one side and other side hill and the other side steam engine view was wonderful... The village was like Cotswolds.... Worth visiting....

Thank SujaSivadass
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

Weather was good which helps! Quite a bit to read about, lovely views, helpful staff, even a market on the day which was lovely - had paella, bought jam, drank cider. Dorset is fab.

Thank John121999
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