Explanation

Above Corfe village sits the ruin of Corfe Castle. The Castle was constructed during William the Conqueror’s reign as a way to manage travel through the Purbeck Hills. Before the construction of Corfe the area contained a fortress that predates the Normans and likely to have been used by the Romans. Corfe...

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