Corfe Castle

October 2, 2015

Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle is an impressive castle ruin that sits upon a hill with good views over the surrounding countryside. It was once a royal castle.

This is a National Trust managed castle, so free entry if you have a family membership.

We parked in the main castle car par. You then walk around the base of the cast to get to the old village, before entering the castle.

When we visited there was a medieval re-enactment, with some tents from Ye Olde times.

Ye Old School Camping

Unlike some other places there’s not a lot to do at the castle (as it is a ruin after all), but there’s quite a lot to explore.

So, if you are in the area, this is a good place to let the kids get some exercise.

Getting to Corfe Castle

Getting in Touch with Corfe Castle

Here's how you can get in contact with Corfe Castle.

Corfe Castle Website

[email protected]


Corfe Castle Facebook Page

01929 481294

Where to find Corfe Castle

Sat Nav Postcode: BH20 5EZ

Look out for parking signs as you approach. There is a pay and display at the foot of castle, off A351 (free to National Trust members, 800 yards walk uphill). Norden park and ride (all-day parking, train to village) and West Street in village (pay and display), neither National Trust car parks.

The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5EZ.


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