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Best of 2018: Magical Moments at Corfe Castle – The Southerner Blogs

As we enter the last few days of the year of 2018, I’m sure I’m not the only one feeling reflective.  In that spirit, I thought it would be great to honour some of this years best memories with their own posts – and here, dear readers, I bring you my series of “Best of…
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Visit to Corfe Castle

Easter Sunday saw my son Richard and I pay a visit to Corfe Castle. The castle was on his hit list of places to visit so we duly jumped in the car and made it so.

Journeying to the park and ride at Norden we jumped on the train to Corfe Castle for a 2 minute ride.

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On arrival at Corfe we had a quick look round the station

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And then off to the castle. £9 admission rather put us off so we wandered round the village and came across the model village at a reasonable £3.95 so in we went. Well worth the money as these views show

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Then back to the village and we found a nature trail that gave better views of the castle.

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Back to the village which suffers from major traffic congestion but still has some nice views

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Corfe is a nice to visit but a car drivers nightmare.