National Trust treasures in Purbeck

From historic Corfe Castle to the beaches of Studland Bay and the towering limestone cliffs of Spyway, the Isle of Purbeck is a world in miniature.

An English Civil War Sentry stands guard at Corfe Castle

A thousand years of history comes to life

Meet characters from the past or explore the ruins

A view of Studland Beach, Dorset

Your seaside playground

Sandcastles, beach huts, a national nature reserve and a wide choice of outdoor activities by land and sea

The clifftop near Spyway in Purbeck

Cliffs and quarries

A rugged limestone landscape of flower-rich meadows and secret woods where Purbeck stone has been quarried for centuries