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Corfe Castle Model Village

The Square | Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, England
+44 1929 481234
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Tours, Cultural
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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

it really is a village thing, worth a little wonder round if you are in the village. It gives you some history lessons as you walk around. The tea shop is lovely and very friendly

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
50 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Corfe Castle Village is very cute. There are few gift shops in the village as well as quite a few pubs. Really enjoyed a short walk around the village and a meal in one of the pubs.

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Bournemouth UK
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We have visited this attraction before; this time for just light refreshment sitting in the sunshine on the patio.

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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
7 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We visited here on a rainy day and had a blast, so I think if you were here on a sunny day it would be even better. Before you even get to the model village there are lovely kept gardens with games (croquet, connect 4 etc.) to keep all the family amused. The model village is very well made and... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love model villages so couldn't wait to visit. The setting is beautiful and the model village itself is interesting, but there's not much to it. The best part was seeing what the castle would've looked like originally. I wouldn't visit again but as there's not much else to see in Corfe Castle you may as well visit.

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London
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

We took the train from Swange to Corfe and found the Model Village and Cafe for lunch, we sat outside as the weather was so nice and both had the chicken and bacon ceasar salad which was very good, would recommend a visit.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Lovely, little village..take time and enjoy it. We played the games supplied...beat my husband at croquet! It is value for money and has historical facts and details about the village, both real and model!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We visited here primarily for the tearooms, which looked inviting, and we are glad we did. There is a great choice of food, including gluten free, all very reasonably priced. The staff are excellent! We went there for lunch and afternoon tea, and both times there were some elderly ladies there, who apparently visit every day. The attention given to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had a combo ticket for the steam train and model railway so were already committed to visiting the model village before we had even arrived in Corfe. However, we would have come in anyway since the cafe was the most tempting option for a mid-morning snack and the prices are very reasonable, so we probably would have been drawn... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is one of those quirky, British things, of someone in their potting shed building a model village in the garden and then opening it to the public. It's magnificent, the only real way to see what the castle looked like before the civil war, and set in a beautifully manicured garden Aside from the joy of the visit and... More

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