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"Jurassic Coast and Portland Small-Group Tour from Dorset Including Lulworth Cove
Jurassic Coast Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door Tour from Dorset"Leaving Weymouth or a pick up of your choice you head to the village of Corfe. The village is constructed almost completely from the local grey Purbeck limestone and comprises two main streets. Take your time to have a tea or coffee. The streets are c the post office church and pubs.You explore Corfe Castle. The dramatic ruins of Corfe Castle stand on a natural hill guarding the principal route through the Purbeck Hills. As you can see it guards the gap between the south of Purbeck where Purbeck marble was once quarried and the rest of England. Nothing could pass in or out without going past the Castle.Then you are off to Durdle Door. You then have a short drive from Durdle Door to Lulworth Cove. Take your time to visit the Lulworth visitor centre and learn abou
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"Portland and Jurassic Coast Day Trip from Dorset including Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door
"Portland and Jurassic Coast Day Trip from Dorset including Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door Corfe Castle and Broadchurch Locations""You leave Weymouth or a pick up location of your choice in the morning from where you head to the village of Corfe. The village is constructed almost completely from the local grey Purbeck limestone and comprises two main streets. Take your time to en the post office church and pubs.Here you can explore Corfe Castle (own expense). The dramatic ruins of Corfe Castle stand on a natural hill guarding the principal route through the Purbeck Hills. As you can see it guards the gap between the south of Purbeck where Purbeck marble was once quarried and the rest of England. Nothing could pass in or out without going past the Castle.Then you are off to Durdle Door. You then have a short drive from Durdle Door to Lulworth Cove. Take your time to visit the Lulworth Visitor Centre and learn abou
From GBP75.00
 
"Jurassic Coast and Portland Small-Group Tour from Dorset Including Lulworth Cove
Jurassic Coast Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door Tour from Dorset"Leaving Weymouth or a pick up of your choice you head to the village of Corfe. The village is constructed almost completely from the local grey Purbeck limestone and comprises two main streets. Take your time to have a tea or coffee. The streets are c the post office church and pubs.You explore Corfe Castle. The dramatic ruins of Corfe Castle stand on a natural hill guarding the principal route through the Purbeck Hills. As you can see it guards the gap between the south of Purbeck where Purbeck marble was once quarried and the rest of England. Nothing could pass in or out without going past the Castle.Then you are off to Durdle Door. You then have a short drive from Durdle Door to Lulworth Cove. Take your time to visit the Lulworth visitor centre and learn abou
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The area around Corfe

The village is the capital of the 'Isle of Purbeck', in Dorset. It is a typical English town, with the character-filled stone cottages and thatch roofs, with the most intricate of thatch designs.No...
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The Royal line of ownership

Corfe Castle was a Royal castle during medieval times. These were tough times, times of bloodshed and violence, and it changed hands quite a few times.The following kings had ties here:~ Edward II was...
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Craftmanship

Much of the village we see today, hails from the 18th century.It is incredible to think that buildings etc. are still standing after all this time!House building was in huge demand during this time as...
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Its incredible history!

What amazed me as I did more research on Corfe village was how old it is and how it has cemented itself in the history text book in England!Fossils and other artifacts have been found on Corfe Common...
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A natural wonder

This coastal areas of East Devon and Dorset were both officially recognised as a 'natural wonder of the world' in 2001.I didnt realise this when travelling through Dorset, but now that I know, it...
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Corfe Castle

We took shots of the castle from various angles, we have a fondness for castles, whether a ruin or not, and have seen many in England, Wales and Scotland especially.The weather wasnt great, and the...
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My facination with doors...

Everywhere that I go, I look at and take pictures of doors. I guess that it has something to do with it being the embracing and welcoming feature in a house. That is, if it is of an inviting nature....
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49 East Street, Corfe Castle, BH20 5EE, United Kingdom
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East Street, Corfe Castle, Dorset, Corfe Castle, BH20 5ED, United Kingdom
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88, West Street, Corfe Castle, BH20 5HD, United Kingdom
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Valley Road, Harmans Cross, Corfe Castle, BH20 5HU, United Kingdom
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Things to Do Near Corfe Castle

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The Gardens

The walk from Bournemouth town centre to Bournemouth Pier takes you through some attractive gardens.Within the gardens you will find several things to see and do.These include mini golf,a large bird...
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Beach

Of course I knew that Bournemouth was a beach town, but when I went to the beach on my first afternoon in town, it took my breath away for a short moment. I really had not expected such an impressive...
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Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

A wonderful museum that surprised me very much! I read about it in my travel guide and decided to go. The museum is located on the east cliff, a beautiful location overlooking the ocean. In the front...
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Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove

Durdle Door and Lulworth Cove are two of the most popular sights on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset. The former is definitely worth a trip while the latter is a tourist trap par excellence. Durdle Door...
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Martyrs Tree and Memorial Shelter

The village is famous for being the home of the Tolpuddle Martyrs, six men who after being sentenced for forming a trade union were transported to Australia . This great sycamore tree is the...
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Kingston Maurward Gardens & Animal Park

During the First World War the estate was purchased by the Hanburys,a well known family who also owned La Morola in Italy.In the Second World War,the estate was taken over by the American Armed...
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toonsarah

"A very English village"
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iandsmith

"A ruin to remember"
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Gwenvar

"Where the Norman kings built"
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sim1

"Corfe Castle"
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Jenniflower

"The village Corfe and its castle!"
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