Corfe Castle | National Trust

Thousand-year-old royal castle shaped by warfare.

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, all ages are captivated by these romantic castle ruins with breathtaking 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.


Note : Drone flight is not permitted over Corfe Castle.


Address & Contacts

Address

The Square, Corfe Castle BH20 5EZ

GPS

50.63847465431246, -2.0576137304306035

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Opening Hours

Monday

10:00 – 17:00

Tuesday

10:00 – 17:00

Wednesday

10:00 – 17:00

Thursday

10:00 – 17:00

Friday

10:00 – 17:00

Saturday

10:00 – 16:30

Sunday

10:00 – 16:30

Corfe Castle is subject to a phased reopening, with advance booking needed to limit numbers and maintain public safety. Please see website link above for more details.

Corfe Castle offers a wide range of Accommodation and places to Eat, Drink and Shop

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