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Portland - Corfe Castle & Scenic Drive (half day)

Enjoy the one hour drive to Corfe Castle. En-route your guide will talk of the history of the Royal Manor of Portland and the seaside town of Weymouth made famous by King George III.

Passing through the beautiful Dorset countryside, arrive at Corfe Castle. This is one of the most impressive and romantic medieval ruins in England. It was originally built by order of William the Conqueror in 1080, taking its final shape in the 14th century. Its marvellous hilltop position offers magnificent views of the surrounding countryside.

Afterwards depart for Maiden Castle, regarded by many as the finest prehistoric fort in England. Developed by a Stone Age community around 2,000 BC, it was used as a funeral mound in the Bronze Age. Despite its strength, the fort was taken by the Romans in AD 43.

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Tours in Portland

Hardy Country
Corfe Castle & Scenic Drive
Coastal Walk

Ports in England

Barrow in Furness
Boston
Bridlington
Cowes
Dartmouth
Douglas (Isle of Man)
Dover
Falmouth
Fowey
Guernsey
Harwich
Jersey
Kingston upon Hull
Liverpool
London
Newcastle
Penzance
Plymouth
Portland
Portsmouth
Scilly Isles
Southampton
Whitehaven / Workington