Walks near Corfe Castle
Novelist E. M. Forster thought the Purbeck Hills were the best vantage point from which to survey England at its most beautiful. Corfe Common gives fine castle views and an insight into history, while nearby Hartland Moor is perfect for escaping the rat race in search of tranquility.
Step back in time to explore the history of Corfe Castle from the Bronze Age to its medieval heyday. This gentle walk of around a mile and a half offers fine views of the castle itself.
Corfe has not just one castle but two. Discover the medieval ring fort built during a 12th-century siege. The walk starts and finishes from the Castle View visitor centre.
A trek along the spine of the Purbeck Hills with spectacular views on both sides all the way to the sea. Return on one of the Swanage Railway's veteran steam or diesel trains.
Venture west into the Purbeck Hills to find secret places off the beaten track and sample the views from an 18th-century folly built to command the skyline.
Follow the route of Dorset's first railway to discover hidden heathland and wonderful wildlife. Perfect for getting off the beaten track and escaping the crowds.
We hope you enjoy exploring around Corfe Castle. For more nearby walks, check out walks near Studland Beach and in South Purbeck.