Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle

Perched atop a tall hill lie the fortress ruins of Corfe Castle, built by William the Conqueror in the 11th century. The steep slopes provide tremendous views of the quaint village below. The remains of the west bailey contain a stone wall with three towers dating from 1202, when the structure was refortified. You'll feel history come alive as you pass through the gates and ascend the steps leading to a royal fortress shaped by warfare. Arrange to visit Corfe Castle and other attractions in Corfe Castle using our Corfe Castle trip website.
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  • The castle is a stunning sight towering above the village but it’s really worth seeing it up close too. So much history and atmosphere to experience in a ruined castle. And the views are pretty...  more »
  • I just cannot visit the Isle of Purbeck without a quick visit to Corfe Castle. This time we didn't pay to go in, but instead viewed it from afar and visited the nearby Corfe Common for...  more »
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