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Corfe Castle Model Village and Gardens

Corfe Castle Model Village, main castle photo.

About

Come and visit us to 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 mini 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 servies fresh local produce in a 17th Century courtyard setting, open to everyone whether visiting the Model Village or not.

 

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - ThursdayClosed*
Friday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00*

* General Opening Text

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
The Square
Corfe Castle
Dorset
BH20 5EZ
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Tel01929 481234

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    116
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    41
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    4

Recent Reviews:

  • laura r
    Salisbury, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Perfect for toddlers
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th February 2019
    Came here after buying a joint railway and model village ticket. Wasn't expecting much but loved it. The sun was shining and the grounds are well kept with lots of interesting bits for toddlers. We... Read full review
  • Ian W
    Harwich, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Super detail
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 3rd March 2019
    Really good fun model village, Loved the football and cricket scene , fairy garden and the musical church. Great quality tea, coffee and food in the cafe and Thrown in a free croquet game x Read full review
  • 545shar
    bournemouth
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Popped in for coffee
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 7th March 2019
    The national trust were on a training day so we popped in here for a coffee with our dog and had the nicest sandwich, with salad and crisps . . Lovely staff . Very clean. Didn't visit the model... Read full review

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