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Corfe Castle Model Village

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Address: The Square | Corfe Castle, Corfe Castle, England
Phone Number: +44 1929 481234
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A hidden gem for families

We found this little gem after a long day exploring Corfe Castle and the nearby beach town of Swanage. It is like a hidden fairyland. Our kids played and played on the charming... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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St Helena, CA
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St Helena, CA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We found this little gem after a long day exploring Corfe Castle and the nearby beach town of Swanage. It is like a hidden fairyland. Our kids played and played on the charming paths and gardens. The little replica of the village is adorable beyond words. The best thing of all was the delicous food that they will bring to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Not what you expected, almost better than visiting the real castle. Good for kids and adults alike. Liked it all

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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235 reviews 235 reviews
95 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The children enjoyed it here, which I was happy with. It's certainly not the biggest model village. We wouldn't go back here, but it's worth a visit if you're seeing the castle to add something extra in the day. Carole : |

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Swanage, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

On a day trip via the Swanage steam railway we went to Corfe Castle and had a wander around the local facilities. We stumbled across the model village facility, being it was a lovely sunny day we thought we would see what it was all about. After stopping at the on site tea room we were greated by very pleasant... More 

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Dorset,UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We spent 3 hours visiting the lovely Model Village, something we've always meant to do but never quite got round to it. We're so glad we did though... For a very reasonable admission (£3.95 for adults and £2.75 for children over 4) we entered a wonderfully thought out and wonderful little garden. The model village is so well done, from... More 

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Brading, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We went back here after winning a competition last October for free entry and free lunch, each time we have been it has been fantastic, the gardens are beautiful and the model village has been so carefully created it is a masterpiece, there are large versions of draughts, connect 4 and Jenga, in the gardens to play, the shop has... More 

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emilyBournemouth, Owner at Corfe Castle Model Village, responded to this review

Dear Emma T, Thank you so much for your review, we were really pleased to read your thoughts about our team, we are very lucky to have such a good team. We check Tripadvisor every day to see if we have had any reviews, as it is useful to get feedback, this one put a big smile on our faces.... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

They service at this venue is excellent- everybody was so helpful and it has a really fairytale feel with lots of things for children to explore- lovely models and games. Had lunch before we walked round and the food was delicious - thank you

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We had a wonderful day here ,the model village is fantastic with great detail,plenty for children to do,the gardens are beautiful especially the fairy garden,the staff are ever so friendly and helpful,very good value for money,the full English breakfast and vegetarian breakfast were fantastic and the best toast we've had in a long time ,than you for a lovely time

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This was an amazing little place - the Courtyard looked fabulous - didn't have time to eat/drink there as it was late afternoon - I went around the 'village' and my elderly Mother looked around the gift shop looked after by the very lovely helpful young lady assists ant. The model village was a delight and the entrance fee reasonable... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We spent an hour or so here one Sunday morning. For some reason entrance was reduced to £8 for the family,which was good as it is very small. We spent most time playing the giant family games in the garden: connect four and checkers, which was great fun. The tea shop was great, with really nice cakes, excellent decaf and... More 

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