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Corfe Castle Model Village

Model Village The Square, Corfe Castle BH20 5EZ, England
+44 1929 481234
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wonderful find

had forgotten that this place was here. really well laid out, with lots of good and likelike... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
gedandsue300869
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Prescot, United Kingdom
Very pleasing little display

Fun to visit, and provides what Corte Castle should: a model of the castle as it was before its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DavidGarfield
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London UK
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If you would like to know how the castle would have looked before destruction by Cromwell in 1646, a visit to the model village shows Corfe Castle and the village in 1/20th scale. Set in beautiful Purbeck surroundings, also with giant games, enchanted fairy garden, working stocks and pillories and croquet. There is on site the Courtyard Tea Room for good quality reasonably priced snacks with a wide range of gluten free options.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Model Village The Square, Corfe Castle BH20 5EZ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

had forgotten that this place was here. really well laid out, with lots of good and likelike details.

Thank gedandsue300869
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun to visit, and provides what Corte Castle should: a model of the castle as it was before its destruction.

Thank DavidGarfield
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

If you love Corfe Castle, as I do, you must visit the Model Village. There is a very detailed model of the Castle as it was before the 'Roundheads' destroyed it. There is also a model of the Model Village in the Model Village -...More

Thank Mike B
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Entry to the model village and gardens is very reasonable and the price of entry is good for further visits for one week. Even at the end of October the gardens were lovely, with dahlias and roses still in bloom. Everything looked well cared for....More

Thank Richard A
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We went to Corfe model village as a family, we had young and teenagers. We all had a brilliant time. We found all of the staff helpful and the village was beautifully clean and tidy.

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Great fun! As we approached the two guards (models) they challenged us and then kept up a very amusing discussion. The model of the castle when it was intact is very interesting as we had just visited the ruined remains.

Thank Rosemaryat9
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Visited yesterday - have been before but wanted to record how knowledgeable and helpful the owner is regarding gluten free. Great choice of items. My only comment would be that the gluten free menu is on a small blackboard at the back of the counter...More

Thank Anne B
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This mini remake of the main castle is interesting to look at, if only to give you a greater sense of what the real thing must have been like, towering over the village. Not sure its worth the admission charge if bought alone, however, if...More

Thank Sean S
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Its only a small place to visit but is not very expensive and the tickets are valid for a week to enter but it is actually quite a quirky little village. The tea rooms is also amazing and reasonably priced. Great food and makes an...More

Thank Sara J
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Quite a special place. Impressive recreation of the castle and village. Lovely grounds and a very reasonably priced cafe serving excellent food. The ticket in is valid for unlimited entrance for 7 days so very good value.

Thank David E
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merlindragon
8 July 2017|
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Response from emilyBournemouth | Property representative |
Hi Merlindra, yes we do allow dogs in the whole place, including the tea room. Hope to see you soon. Emily and Ed and the team at the Model Village
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sophie e
12 April 2017|
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Response from emilyBournemouth | Property representative |
Hi Sophie, Entrance prices are; adult £3.95 Concession £3.50 Child £2.75 Family £12.00 (2 adults and up to 3 children) Carers free Children 3 and under free. Hope that helps. Kind regards Emily
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