Corfe Castle - The National Trust

Thousand-year-old royal castle shaped by warfare. Enjoy one of Britain's most iconic and evocative survivors of the English Civil War, partially demolished in 1646 by the Parliamentarians. A favourite haunt for adults and children alike, you can't fail to be captivated by these romantic castle ruins with breath taking views across Purbeck. Discover 1,000 years of our 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 that has set up home here.


Venue address
Corfe Castle The National Trust The Square
Corfe Castle
BH20 5EZ

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All year
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Wheelchair accessible
The grounds are partly accessible, steep slopes, some steps, uneven paths, undulating terrain.
Parking availability information
Pay and display parking available including mobility parking in main car park.
Toilet facility information
Adapted toilets at visitor centre and castle entrance. Baby-changing facilities.
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Address: Corfe Castle The National Trust  The Square  Corfe Castle  Wareham  Dorset