Corfe Castle Model Village
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.
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.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult||£3.95 per person per day|
|Children (4 - 15 years)||£2.75 per person per day|
|Senior citizens||£3.50 per person per day|
Family tickets available
|Model Village Opening Times (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2020)|
|Monday - Sunday||10:00||- 16:00|
|Tea Room Opening Times (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Jan 2020)|
|Monday - Sunday||10:00||- 16:00*|
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Certificate of Excellence 2019
- Very Good897
- 858dereklReading, United KingdomStunning views and fascinating old ruins.Sunday, 1st December 2019Brilliant setting. Very dramatic against a cloudy sky. Its worth a walk up to the top of the ruins. Well worth a visit. Read full review
- JoshGWrightCam, United KingdomTrip Type:Solo travelPicturesque castle ruinsSunday, 1st December 2019One of the most picturesque spots in the country in a traditional English village. Easy 5-10 minute walk from the car park (£2 for 2 hours) into the village where the castle entrance is. Fee to get... Read full review
- CarlshirleyNorthampton, United KingdomTrip Type:Solo travelFirst time hereSunday, 1st December 2019Out on my travels I try to use my NT as much as possible and whilst in Dorset it was no different. The castle was fairly quiet due to cold windy weather, but meant I could move around easily. There... Read full review