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Corfe Castle, Dorset


  • Located in Corfe Castle, Dorset, South West England, England
  • Corfe Castle, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5EZ
  • Dramatic ruins close to the Dorset coastline
  • Corfe Castle was partially ruined during the English Civil War
  • In 1646, the castle was betrayed to the attacking Parliamentarians by a member of its own Roylaist garrison
  • Children can take a Thomas The Tank Engine train trip on the Swanage railway to the castle ruins
  • Corfe Castle is owned by The National Trust
  • By James Penman

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Corfe Castle, Dorset


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Corfe Castle Model Village and Tea Room, Dorset

Located in Corfe Castle, Dorset, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Model village showing how Corfe Castle and Corfe Castle village looked in the middle of the seventeenth century before the English Civil War. 'Set in an acre of landscaped gardens, we are the ideal place for a lazy few h...

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Corfe Castle Museum, Dorset

Located in Corfe Castle, Dorset, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

The smallest town hall building in England. Local museum exploring the history of Corfe Castle and its village from prehistoric times to modern day. On the Isle of Purbeck within the Purbeck Hills...

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Corfe Castle St Edward King and Martyr Church

Located in Corfe Castle, Dorset, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Church in middle of village close to Corfe Castle. 'Edward The Martyr King Of Wessex Treacherously Stabbed At Corves Gate In AD 978 By His Stepmother Elfrida'. Church rebuilt in the mid-nineteenth century...

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Purbeck House Hotel & Louisa Lodge, Swanage
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Approximately 4.4 miles away.

Total Rooms: 38; Rates: 44 - 140 Per Night

In extensive gardens overlooking Swanage Bay, this unique family-run hotel combines the atmosphere of a traditional country house with all the amenities of a modern hotel Purbeck House Hotel was once a convent...

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The Grand Hotel, Swanage
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Star Rating

Approximately 4.7 miles away.

Total Rooms: 30; Rates: 80 - 130 Per Night

Dating from 1898, this wonderful hotel commands a majestic location, nestled in the heart of the Isle of Purbeck, providing a spectacular view across Swanage Bay and Pevril Point...

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Louisa Lodge & Purbeck House Hotel, Swanage
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Star Rating

Approximately 4.9 miles away.

Total Rooms: 38; Rates: 44 - 150 Per Night

Nestled amid extensive gardens in central Swanage, less than 300 metres from the seafront, this hotel combines traditional country house atmosphere with modern amenities...

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