Corfe Castle Model Village and Gardens

Corfe Castle Model Village, main castle photo.


​​Be a Giant at Corfe Castle Model Village!

Come and visit Corfe Castle Model Village and see what the Castle and village would have looked like before its destruction by Cromwell’s troops in 1646. Set in an acre of landscaped gardens, we are the ideal place for a lazy few hours for both young and old alike.

Included in the Model Village and gardens are:
• Giant Games for all the family
• Croquet lawn
• Village punishment area for scoundrels, with working stocks and pillories
• Fossil corner
• Enchanted fairy garden
• Wildlife garden with hide and bird feeding station
• The Potting shed miniature museum and information centre
• Life size civil war soldiers, guarding our castle
• Terrace for refreshments, with sweeping views of the surrounding hills and castle.
• Gift shop, selling local produce and fun gifts for all the family
• The Courtyard tea room serving fresh local produce in a 17th Century courtyard setting. Open to everyone whether visiting the Model Village or not.

Corfe Castle Model Village is situated in the heart of Corfe Castle village, on the Isle of Purbeck. It is within easy reach of Poole, Bournemouth and Weymouth and close to the Jurassic coast, a World Heritage site.

Additional Information:
The Model Village is on a slope and some parts may be inaccessible for wheelchairs/pushchairs; we encourage a companion to view the site before entering.
Dogs are welcome on a lead.
Parking is available on the street or in local car parks.

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Opening Times

Model Village Opening Times (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Jan 2025)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
The Square
Corfe Castle
BH20 5EZ
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Tel01929 481234

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