Local Links and Useful Information

Useful Websites

Corfe Valley News

Parish magazine for the villages of Corfe Castle, Church Knowle, Furzebrook, Kingston, Kimmeridge, Steeple and environs.

Corfe Castle Parish Council

Corfe Castle Parish Council Website, news and updates from the council

Corfe Castle Facebook Page

Corfe Castle Residents Facebook Group

Swanage Railway

Swanage Railway is a six-mile heritage railway in Dorset. Take the train between Norden Park & Ride, Corfe Castle, Harmans Cross, Herston & Swanage

Purbeck Mineral & Mining Museum

The Purbeck Mineral and Mining Museum is dedicated to the history of Purbeck Ball Clay mining, the industrial heritage of Purbeck and the Purbeck narrow gauge railways.

Purbeck Breezer (local bus service)

Hop on board our Purbeck Breezer buses to experience the views of the beautiful Isle of Purbeck – steeped in natural beauty, bursting with wildlife, full of historic picturesque villages and places to visit…


Arne is situated on Poole Harbour, within the Dorset Area of Natural Beauty, and is a stunning landscape consisting of dramatic open heathland and ancient oak woodland.

Durlston Country Park

Country park and nature reserve stretching along the coast of the Isle of Purbeck at Durlston near Swanage. The Park is part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site and owned by Dorset County Council since the early 1970s.

Police non-emergency call line101
National Electricity Number105
NHS Emergency Medical Care Service111
In the event of Gas Leak0800 111999
Electricity Failure0800 0727282
Swanage Police Station – out of hours calls rerouted01929 422004
Swanage Hospital01929 422282
Wareham Hospital01929 552433
Poole Hospital01202 665511
Bournemouth Hospital01202 303626
Dorset County Hospital01305 251150
Corfe Castle Community Library01929 480760
Dorset CAB Advice Line: Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm03444 111444
The Samaritans01202 551999
Roads, pavements and drains01305 221000
Water – Supply and Sewage0345 6004600
Street Light Defect – SEC Contracting0800 0684145
Childline0800 1111
Dorset Councilor – Cherry Brooks07512 897908
National Trust outside office hours07970 595963