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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...more
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The Square | The Square, Corfe Castle BH20 5EZ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful place to visit!! Took a while to get to the top but 100% worth it!! Absolutely stunning!!

Thank Angi M W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to Bournemouth for the weekend - entered the NT App and Corfe Castle came up - took approx 30mins to get there from our Hotel. What a visit - the whole Family enjoyed it lots to do - lovely walk up to the castle...More

Thank Lea C
Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely National Trust property with a friendly staff and signage that really did educate about the castle and its history. Child friendly, with a really interesting cavalier encampment when we visited. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank jbevwebb
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth the admission fee if you don't belong to the National Trust. It's a large site with plenty of information, and terrific views over Corfe and surrounding countryside.

Thank Flashingblacklights
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife’s cousin is staying with us and said about going to Corfe Castle,never been but used our membership.on arrival we found they had a re inactment going on, what a treat.and also a nice walk around the castle ruins.nice cup of coffee and a...More

Thank Bignige53
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You can not beat a castle and although this is slightly ‘damaged’ which is not surprised after its long history - it is a great place to visit with information boards situated all around as well as a lovely tea room to replenish lost energy...More

Thank Luketay
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic day out.....in fact went two days running with our NT membership. Summer hols so had lots of interactive medieval stuff for kids to do. Loved it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband who's American, desperately wanted to see a ruined castle. He was not disappointed. Corfe is beautiful with some interesting historical reincatments about life in the past. It was a bit of a hike with the push chair, but not impossible.

Thank jessica g
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place for the reenactment society of the English civil war. The castle feels so authentic and is basically in pieces but what amazing pieces.

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice walk, learned a few bits, enjoyed a show and did some activities such as shooting, watching a lady spinning wool and a few others. Not bad for a tenner each

Thank jonboy123456
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Julie S
29 July 2017|
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Response from Oscar D | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are permitted on leads.
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Michael C
30 April 2016|
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Response from SnowDreamers | Reviewed this property |
Yes but definitely but on a lead or you could loose down the edge!
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rosie-petle
26 March 2016|
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Response from Simon B | Reviewed this property |
Good morning Rosie-Petle In answer to your question, I would say not, unless you are well wrapped up. Although the paths are good there are steps and stairs that may be slippery in wet weather. The castle is generally... More
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