Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle

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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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  • Stopped on way through to Swanage. Extremely fascinating history and amazing it is still standing. Must’ve been beautiful in its day. Well worth a visit even in the rain....and the views are amazing.  more »
  • Overall visiting Corfe Castle was a very fun trip with great views over the little town of Purbeck and is filled with history. A great reason to visit is the extraordinary photos that can be taken the...  more »
  • Great place for the kids. You can also take dogs. There is always some type of activity being put on for the children to do as well as demonstrations and reenactments etc. Plus there is a great view o...  more »
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