Corfe Castle Christmas Prize Draw 2017

Corfe Castle Christmas Prize Draw 2017

Corfe Castle has more shops, eateries and other businesses than you might think, and we hope this prize draw tempts you to visit them. Its also a nice way to end the year, and we wish you all luck!
Swanage to Wareham Train Service to resume after 45 years!

Swanage to Wareham Train Service to resume after 45 years!

PUBLIC TRAIN SERVICE TO LINK SWANAGE & CORFE CASTLE WITH THE MAIN LINE AT WAREHAM – FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1972 History is to be made next month with the return of a public diesel train service from Swanage and Corfe Castle to the main line at Wareham – for the first time in 45 years. The volunteer-led Swanage Railway plans to run its first diesel-hauled passenger train into Wareham station on Tuesday, 13 June, 2017. Train times and fares for the Wareham service can be viewed at www.swanagerailway.co.uk That will be…continue reading →

Winners of the 2015 Prize draw

Winners of the 2015 Prize draw announced! Over 115 entries were made in the "Shop in Corfe Caste for Christmas “ prize draw. Thanks to everyone for taking part and we hope you enjoyed being in Corfe Castle.
Shop Local: Light up your Christmas Shopping at Corfe Castle

Shop Local: Light up your Christmas Shopping at Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle businesses have joined together to invite Dorset residents to include Corfe Castle village as a venue for their Christmas shopping. And to do so they have put together a £400 PRIZE DRAW, including a giant hamper and 6 separate prizes of meals/teas at Corfe Castles excellent pubs and restaurants.
Summer Evening Diesel Service 2015

Summer Evening Diesel Service 2015

Our popular evening diesel service, with discounted fares, has started for the Summer Season once again and will run every evening to Monday 31st August 2015. The diesel service is an ideal way to travel between Swanage and Corfe Castle especially if you're staying at camp sites near Harmans Cross and Herston stations. We offer specially discounted fares of Adults £3.50 Return, Children (3 - 15) £2 return, Family (2A + 3C) £10 Return. No need to book just pay at the ticket office or on the train. (cash only on the train).…continue reading →

Hurricane flyby for Purbeck at War

Over the weekend a number of events happened to celebrate Purbeck at War. The highlight for many was seeing the Mark 11c Hurricane No. PZ865 fly over Corfe Castle and then follow the railway line to Swanage. Passengers on a Swanage Railway steam train south of Corfe Castle were in for a treat on Saturday 27th June when a Second World War Royal Air Force Hurricane fighter made a flypast as part of the Purbeck at War Weekend. The passengers watched in amazement as Mark 11c Hurricane No. PZ865 – that starred in…continue reading →
Feature Pic of the Day

Feature Pic of the Day

A stunning photo of Corfe Castle has been featured on Bing.com as their feature pic of the day today (9th January 2015). Colourful sunrise over Corfe Castle, Dorset, United Kingdom © Matt Gibson/Corbiscontinue reading →

Free parking for shoppers across Purbeck during the Christmas run-up

DISTRICT chiefs have announced free parking for shoppers across Purbeck during the Christmas run-up. The move, calculated to help boost trade in Swanage, Wareham and Corfe Castle, has been agreed with local chambers of commerce. Purbeck District Council economy spokesman Cllr Peter Webb said: “With a great range of goods for sale in Purbeck, having free parking gives residents that extra incentive to shop locally this year.” Free parking will be available at council-run car parks in Wareham on December 18, 19, 20 and 21. These include the Rempstone Centre, Church Street, Bonnets…continue reading →