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Sep 5, 2012 - Corfe Castle

Another beautiful day and it was Heather’s birthday too. We headed to the beautiful village of Corfe Castle with the romantic ruins of the castle crowning the hill behind the village. Before exploring the castle we enjoyed sitting in the National Trust tea room garden enjoying the sunshine and views of the castle. The castle was built by William the Conqueror and the castle sits in a pass between the hills between Wareham and Swanage. This was how it got its name as Corfe means a pass in Old English. The castle remained in royal hands until...

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